Philippines

PAGCor suffers first-half deficit of $32.5 million due to corona virus-related closures

PAGCor suffers first-half deficit of $32.5 million due to corona virus-related closures

Reeling under the brunt of corona virus-related lengthy closure of its gaming facilities, the Philippine Amusement & Gaming Corporation (PAGCor) has reported a net deficit of nearly $32.5 million for the first half of this year.

Philippines government warns public not to patronize illegal online gambling operations

Philippines government warns public not to patronize illegal online gambling operations

Reminding its citizens that gambling on the internet is against the law, the Philippines government has warned that any kind of involvement in illegal online gambling operations would attract prosecution.

Strong Growth in Philippine Bring Brighter Outlook for Investors

Strong Growth in Philippine Bring Brighter Outlook for InvestorsThe economic growth of Philippine slowed down to 6.1 percent in the previous year due to natural disasters that hit the country but it still managed to outpace the growth rate of most of the other countries in Asia.

UN appeal for more funds for typhoon-devastated areas in Philippines

UN appeal for more funds for typhoon-devastated  areas in PhilippinesU.  N. agencies say they will ask for funds aiming at a 12-month plan to revive areas distressed by a super typhoon in the central Philippines in addition to $348 million they had sought for immediate relief.

Typhoon Haiyan After-Effects: Hundreds of Bodies Still Being Retrieved

Typhoon-HaiyanTyphoon Haiyan is considered to be the deadliest typhoon that has occurred in Philippines. It is said that at least 5,235 people have died due to the typhoon in the country alone.

It's been quite a few days now that the typhoon has shown its rough side to Philippines. But then also hundreds of bodies are being recovered every day. Many volunteers have been coming from distant areas in order to help in the task.

Myleene Bursts into Tears on Hearing Mother’s Dismay

Myleene Bursts into Tears on Hearing Mother’s DismayThe slums of Manila, Philippines, were recently visited by Myleene Klass, English singer and pianist. The report has found that she could not stop herself from weeping when a woman informed her how she lost her seven-month-old baby, who was bottle-fed.

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