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Pagcor to monitor suspicious transactions


The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (Pagcor) will come out with a set of rules to monitor suspicious transactions even after casinos have been excluded from the coverage of the recently amended Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA).

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino signs expanded law vs ‘dirty money’

President Benigno Aquino III signed on Friday the measure amending the Anti-Money Laundering Act (Amla). Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte made the announcement in a text message sent out to the media.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Senate will pass vital bills, assures Sotto

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Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente Sotto III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate leadership intends to make the most out of Congress’ remaining nine session days to pass crucial measures before it goes on a three-month recess ahead of the May midterm elections, Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III said on Tuesday.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sen. Arroyo stalls ‘dirty-money’ law changes

Former Sen. Joker Arroyo: Where did it go?   INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

An attempt to hasten the Senate deliberations on the third set of amendments to the country’s Anti-Money Laundering Act (Amla) was side tracked before the Christmas break when one of its opponents moved that it be returned to the period of interpellation.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Osmeña: 3-4 senators blocking launder bill

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Sen. Sergio Osmeña III. FILE PHOTO

Senator Sergio “Serge” Osmeña III, chairman of the Senate committee on banks and financial institutions, has threatened to reveal the names of the “three or four” senators supposedly causing the delay in the approval of the last set of amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (Amla).

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »