Chinese Envoy Says China To Support PH In Crackdown vs POGO-Related Crimes

Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian

The Chinese envoy said that the Chinese government “firmly” opposes gambling and takes tough measures in order to combat it. CHINESE ENVOY — Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian said that the Chinese government is supporting the Philippines in its crackdown on crimes related to operations of POGOs (Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators). Huang said in … Read more

BIR Relaxes Rules For Resumption Of Operations, Clearance Application For POGOs

BIR

BIR relaxed the rules for POGO’s resumption of operations and clearance applications. The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) had relaxed the rules for Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) application for tax clearance for service providers and licensees. Aside from this, the Bureau of Internal Revenue also relaxed the rules for the resumption of its operations … Read more

Benny Abante Jr., House Minority Leader, To File Bill Against POGOs In PH

House Minority Leader Benny Abante Jr.

House Minority Leader Benny Abante Jr. will file a bill against POGOs in the Philippines. House Minority Leader Benny Abante Jr. announced on Monday that he will file a bill against Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) in the Philippines. This, as House Minority Leader Benny Abante Jr. was about to file an “anti-POGO” bill in … Read more

POGOs To Remain Close During Quarantine, Says Palace

POGOs

The Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGOs) will remain close during quarantine, according to Malacañang. Malacañang on Monday said that the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGOs) will remain close during quarantine due to coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19. This, after Vice President Leni Robredo questioned about the call to reopen offshore gaming operations before while most … Read more