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POGO’s set for tax hike after presidential intervention

Philippines tax Rodrigo Duterte
Despite heavy opposition, the Philippines’ president, Rodrigo Duterte, urges lawmakers to rush through a bill to add taxes to the online gambling sector and its employees - in a bid for billions in extra tax pesos that could fund the covid recovery.

POGO-linked sex trafficking renews calls for tighter rules

Philippines Risa Hontiveros POGO licencing offshore operators
Offshore operators in the Philippines are to face tighter scrutiny after a senate committee heard cases of sex trafficking linked to the sector.

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