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Four suspects identified in POGO worker kidnapping

Philippines police have identified four Chinese suspects in the kidnapping of a Chinese Philippine offshore gaming operator (POGO) employee in Makati on December 9.  One...

Lawmakers to probe POGO kidnappings

House of Representatives lawmaker Eric Go Yap, chairman of the committee on games and amusements, indicated that legislators are preparing to investigate cases of kidnapping involving Chinese nationals working in POGOs.

Chinese kidnappings up 71% in 2019

The number of kidnappings on Chinese nationals has risen by 71 percent from 2018 to 2019, according to data from the Philippines National Police,...

PNP to host summit to tackle casino-kidnappings

The Philippines National Police is set to gather government agencies and officials on Friday to tackle the rise of casino-related kidnapping incidents in Quezon...

Casino kidnappers captured dead or alive, preferably dead: Duterte

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has issued a warning to “foreigners” involved in loan shark abductions - continue kidnapping and be caught “dead or alive”,...

Philippines and China to work together on illegal kidnapping

Police from the Philippines and China are planning to work together to tackle the illegal kidnapping of Chinese nationals, which has been on the...

Pagcor to target loan sharks to end casino kidnappings

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation has set its crosshairs on casino loan sharks, which they believe are the cause of the recent spike...

PNP sets up anti-kidnapping task force for casinos

The Philippine national police are set to deploy at least two of its Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG) strike teams near casinos with a high prevalence...
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China warns Manila of online gambling crackdown

China has issued a strongly worded statement calling on Manila to protect its citizens working in the country and warned that all forms of gambling involving Chinese gamblers, or targeting the mainland are illegal and will be stamped out. 

Philippines warns against casino loan sharks

Authorities in the Philippines have warned the public to be aware of loan sharks preying on people in casinos, the Philippine News Agency reports.

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