Politics

PCIJ REPORT| Inside a Chinese gambling entity: What happens, who works, how?

PCIJ REPORT| Inside a Chinese gambling entity: What happens, who works, how?

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May 09, 2019

In the bustling offshore gambling industry in the Philippines today, a conservative estimate of 100,000 people work. About 90 percent of them are mainland Chinese. In this interview, a Chinese customer service worker talks about how and why they came to the Philippines; their living and working conditions; incidents of misbehavior; and how the shops run and raise revenues from operations.

All set for midterm polls in Davao City

All set for midterm polls in Davao City

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May 08, 2019

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) and other support line agencies of the government have assured the constituents of Davao City and other provinces of its readiness for the conduct of the midterm election on Monday, May 13.

Davao drug den raid nets 7 suspected users

Davao drug den raid nets 7 suspected users

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May 08, 2019

Seven individuals were arrested by the joint forces of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Davao Region (PDEA-11) Philippine National Police (PNP) in a recent buy-bust operation against a suspected drug den in Davao City.