Tag Archives: philippine congress
- Bill to clip PAGCOR’s licensing powers filed in Congress
August 21, 2017
This is not a drill. The Philippine House of Representatives has moved to clip the licensing powers of state-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR). Members of the Philippine House have been looking to snatch the power to issue gambling licenses from PAGCOR, especially in the wake of the deadly...
- PH House speaker seeks to curb Pagcor’s powers
May 26, 2014
A leader of the Philippine House of Representatives is seeking to clip the wings of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) by amending the Republic Act 9487, otherwise known as Pagcor's charter. House Deputy Speaker and Isabela Fourth District Rep. Giorgidi Aggabao is challenging laws contained in RA 9487...
- PH House committee closes Pagcor investigation, turns attention on bribery case
February 6, 2013
After thorough discussions and numerous back-and-forth talks, the Philippine Congress' House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability announced that it was closing its investigation on the alleged multimillion anomalies attached to the previous administration of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation. The decision to close the investigation was made...
PAGCOR eyes Cebu as Philippines’ next gambling hub
March 21, 2017
Philippines can overtake Singapore, but with higher risk
March 21, 2017