By Redempto D. Anda
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Friday brushed aside the city government’s withdrawal of a business permit to operate an experimental online lottery game similar to the illegal numbers game “jueteng,” saying it would continue its operations despite the legal challenge poised by the city government.
By Ramon Tulfo
Despite what many people are saying about Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima, an outspoken critic of the police force said that he is not corrupt.
Retired Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz said he was pained by accusations of corruption against Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima, who he noted stopped the illegal numbers game “jueteng” and solved high-profile crimes when he served as police director of Pangasinan province.
By Melvin Gascon
, Villamor Visaya Jr.
The government’s campaign against the illegal numbers game “jueteng” has put two law enforcement agencies on a collision course, following Thursday’s arrest by police of an eight-member team of the National Bureau of Investigation that raided a suspected gambling den in Lasam town, Cagayan province.
By Tonette Orejas
A priest, who has consistently fought the underworld operations of the illegal numbers game “jueteng,” could be overseeing government lotto soon.