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Chinese casinos spark viral uproar in Philippines

MANILA – As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte moves to gradually ease an economically devastating Covid-19 lockdown, a government decision to allow Chinese-run online casinos to resume their operations has sparked a political uproar. Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators, or POGOs, are largely run by Chinese citizens and are under growing scrutiny for allegedly serving as havens […]