POGOs must not be operated during the Luzon closure: Nograles

MANILA – Philippine offshore gaming providers (POGOs) are prohibited from operating during months of increased quarantine in Luzon during the 2019 Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said on Tuesday evening. “Filipino offshore gaming providers should not be included in the facilities that are allowed to operate in the community for the duration of […]

The ANC letter: More infections

Given new cases of corona virus in the country, is the government doing enough to address the virus threat? Here are the stories that make headlines at ANC today: More dangerNew infections of coronavirus infectious disease 19 (COVID-19) have been reported and are considered an indication of local transmissions. Vice President Leni Robredo said more […]

Vico Sotto closes illegal Chinese restaurant in Pasig, says no to POGO

VICO SOTTO. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto addresses residents on October 8, 2019, his 100th day in office. File photo of Lisa Marie David / Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto issued a severe warning against illegal companies and workers on Sunday, February 23, when he ordered a Chinese restaurant closed that had […]

Most immigration officers are part of the ‘pill scheme’ – BI whistleblower

Whistleblower Immigration Officer 1, Allison Chiong, tells everything at the Senate hearing about POGO operations. Photo by Angie de Silva / Rappler MANILA, Philippines – A whistleblower on Thursday, February 20 said that most immigration officers are already part of the “pill scheme” or the mode at airports that allow Chinese workers Philippine offshore game […]

“West of Eden”, the damned glam of HMLTD

ABrexit minus a quarter, the UK has found itself in urgent need: Idles, Shame, Slavs – we shout, we are crazy, we are not happy, we want to break everything, it is the fault of the society. Do not expect anything new or very exciting: kids from the upper middle class who spread a nice […]