By Jerome Aning
Local governments and businessmen in western Metro Manila cities surrounding Entertainment City should develop tourism packages for foreigners expected to flock to the future gaming and entertainment complex, according to a travel agencies’ association executive.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Department of Justice will summon a Japanese businessman to answer a criminal complaint filed against him over for his alleged involvement in a multi-billion peso gaming project of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The law firm that has been linked to the controversial plan by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. to put up a multi-billion peso Entertainment City in the country took exception “in the strongest possible terms” to a government panel’s recommendation to include its lawyers in the case to be filed against a Japanese investor and a company funding the project.
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Sunday said she had given a three-member fact-finding panel one more month to wrap up its investigation into allegations a former consultant of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) received a $5-million bribe from Japanese investor Kazuo Okada.
By Cathy C. Yamsuan
The Senate on Sunday joined the investigation into bribery allegations hounding past officials of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor).
By Malou Guanzon-Apalisok
In a matter of months, the government will unveil Entertainment City Manila, also known as Pagcor City Manila on an eight-square kilometre reclaimed lot of Manila Bay. The gambling and resort complex was initiated by the state-run Pagcor or Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. in 2007 through investments from private companies that set up resorts [...]
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (Pagcor) assured that local players will be allowed to play in its Entertainment City, which is expected to start its operations in 2016.
By Christian V. Esguerra
A militant congressman on Thursday asked the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) to suspend construction of the $2-billion Entertainment City amid questions on the percentage of foreign ownership of a company involved in the Las Vegas-style casino project.
By Doris C. Dumlao
Buzz about possible hotel-casino partnerships for Manila’s rising Entertainment City is adding fizz to the property play in the country.