Philippines

  • Filipinas encerram 175 empresas de jogo offshore e deportam 40.000 trabalhadores chineses

    As Filipinas vão suspender as operações de 175 empresas de jogo offshore e deportar cerca de 40.000 trabalhadores chineses, disse na segunda-feira um funcionário do Ministério da Justiça, no âmbito de uma repressão contra a notoriamente opaca indústria de jogos online. O setor emergiu nas Filipinas em 2016 e...
  • A China diz para as Filipinas combaterem os abusos em jogos de ‘escravidão’ online

    A China acusou as Filipinas de minar a sua repressão ao jogo transfronteiriço, dizendo que muitos dos seus cidadãos atraídos para trabalhar em empresas de jogos online são enganados, extorquidos e expostos à “escravidão moderna”. Enormes somas de divisas chinesas acabam por entrar nas Filipinas através de lavagem de...
  • Duterte vows to hunt down illegal gambling protectors

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned politicians protecting illegal gambling operators that he will use his iron fist to get rid of government officials who are found to be protecting illegal gambling operators. His warning comes after his war on illegal drugs takes a backseat amid the controversy over...
  • Philippines targets online casinos, lottery operations

    The Department of Justice (DOJ) of Philippines said it will lead the task force that would crack down on illegal online gaming casinos and will also go after tax liabilities of small town lottery (STL) operations. This was bared by Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered...
  • Philippine regulator freezes issuing of online gaming licenses

    The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor), the Philippine gaming regulator, is temporarily halting the processing and issuance of all online gambling license applications. The move follows comments made last week by the new President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, who pledged to crackdown on online gambling in his...
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