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December 2, 2018 9:39 AM CA orders Pagcor to grant license for Waterfront casino

The Court of Appeals upholds a previous ruling of a Manila court, saying that Waterfront submitted all requirements and Pagcor must act on its application MANILA, Philippines – The Court of Appeals (CA) upheld a Manila court ruling which ordered the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) to issue a provisional license to Waterfront Philippines 105

November 8, 2018 10:45 AM LIST: Judges, prosecutors, lawyers killed under Duterte gov't

Members of the judiciary are not spared from the culture of impunity he past 3 years under President Rodrigo Duterte have been considered by various groups as one of the most bloody periods in recent years. Lawyers and other members of the judiciary are not spared from the culture of impunity. They get murdered as they face threats in relation to their 117

November 5, 2018 6:46 AM Inside the only PHL resort included in Conde Nast Traveler’s Top 50 resorts in the World

The most luxurious of the four El Nido Resorts in northern Palawan, Pangalusian isn’t a stranger to these accolades, having been included in CNT's List of Top Resorts in Asia this year, in the same CNT reader survey the past three years, as well as Conde Nast’s Gold List. So what is it about Pangalusian? According to CNT, “your luxurious hideaway is a launchpad 215 1

October 8, 2018 1:05 AM Katarina Rodriguez is representing the Philippines at Miss World 2018

It’s official, Katarina Rodriguez is Miss World Philippines 2018. Aside from taking home the crown, she also won beach body, Miss Resorts World, and best in gown wearing a Francis Libiran creation. While wearing the huge crown decorated with blue stones, she also snapped a shot with Julia Morley, the Chairman of the Miss World Organization. Before last night’s 39

October 1, 2018 6:14 AM Jasmine Curtis-Smith wins Best Supporting Actress at 36th Luna Awards

Kapuso actress Jasmine Curtis-Smith bagged the Best Supporting Actress award for the film “Siargao” at the Film Academy of the Philippines’ (FAP) 36th Luna Awards. In an Instagram post on Sunday, the Filipino-Australian personality shared a photo of the award with a caption thanking the award-giving body, “Siargao” director Paul Soriano, and her “Siargao 58

August 23, 2018 12:19 PM Okada vows to take back company unlawfully taken from him

Japanese gaming tycoon Kazuo Okada said he will reclaim the company unlawfully taken from him. “I would say my control was fraudulently taken away from me and I am now doing everything in my power to take it back,” Okada said in a statement on Thursday issued through his lawyers led by Atty. Rean Balisi. “I have a belief that justice wins in the end. I believe 21

August 22, 2018 5:29 PM Credit Suisse freezes $5B in Russian money amid U.S. sanctions

ZURICH - One of Switzerland's largest banks, Credit Suisse, has frozen roughly 5 billion Swiss francs ($5 billion) of money linked to Russia to avoid falling foul of U.S. sanctions, according to its accounts, further increasing pressure on Moscow. The move by Credit Suisse, which owned aircraft surrendered by Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska and had lent money 111

August 22, 2018 4:18 AM Puyat: Boracay no longer a ‘party place’ when it reopens Oct. 26

As Boracay island is set to reopen on October 26, the Department of Tourism on Wednesday said it would no longer be a “party place.” According to previous data from the tourism department, about 45,000 tourists enter Boracay every a day. Puyat said she is set to have a meeting together with Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu 24

August 10, 2018 9:34 PM Alliance Global H1 net up 17% to P7.9B

Tycoon Andrew Tan-led conglomerate Alliance Global Group Inc. (AGI) grew its net profit in the first semester by 17 percent year-on-year to P7.9 billion on higher earnings across its real estate, gaming, liquor and food retailing businesses. Including earnings attributable to minority interest, AGI’s consolidated six-month net profit went up by 23 percent 34

August 9, 2018 3:56 AM Review Nayong Pilipino contract for Parañaque casino, DOJ chief tells OGCC

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has ordered the Office of the Corporate Government Counsel (OGCC) to review the agreement between Nayong Pilipino Foundation Inc. (NPF) and Landing Resorts Philippines Development Corp. (LRPDC). The contract, which President Rodrigo Duterte described as “flawed,” led to the sacking of NPF officials. In a text message 39