Philippines Shuts 214 Illegal Chinese Gambling Operations
By Associated Press
A spate of crimes victimizing Chinese workers at illegal online gambling businesses sparked the crackdown, which Beijing supports.
China’s Clandestine Gamble in the Philippines
By Mong Palatino
Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators or POGO employ and cater largely to Chinese.
Overseas Gambling Ventures a Lucky Strike for China’s Power Projection
By Hugh Harsono
How overseas gambling enterprises double as power projection tools for China.
What’s in the New China Military Presence Fears in the Philippines?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Recent concerns of thousands of Chinese military personnel infiltrating the country are just one manifestation of the growing fears of Beijing’s influence in the Philippines and alleged government complicity.