President Duterte’s latest threat to declare martial law in Mindanao has sparked further concerns in the European Union, this amid strong signals that his war on drugs and other anticrime measures that his administration is doggedly pushing for, like the death penalty, could have an adverse effect on EU-Philippine trade relations.
Almost a year has passed since the news of the $81 million Bangladeshi bank heist broke out, and yet the Philippines has yet to make progress in its efforts to curb money laundering, the U.S. government said in a report.
The Philippines remained among the ranks of “major money laundering countries in 2016” after its involvement in the $81-million money laundering scheme, according to the latest report of the US State Department.
Peter Laviña has resigned from his post as the administrator of the National Irrigation Authority (NIA), the agency’s official said Wednesday.
The Philippine Senate has moved closer to including casinos in the coverage of the country’s Anti-Money Laundering Act, as one of the Senate’s panels began analysing three different bills on the matter.
Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) said Tuesday it hired a former official of the Anti-Money Laundering Council as chief compliance officer, as the bank continues to beef up its management team.
Mr Jammeh, thought to now be in Equatorial Guinea, is not the first leader accused of lining his own pockets with state funds. In fact, many have taken far more. Here are some of the worst offenders.
The Philippine central bank is tightening its surveillance of money-remittance firms to ensure they are not be used to launder dirty money and facilitate terrorist financing.
From 2000 to 2005 the Philippines was ‘blacklisted’ as a ‘non-cooperative’ country and subjected to significant sanctions by the Financial Action Task Force for its failure to tackle endemic problems with transparency and traceability in its financial system.
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