The Philippines has been removed from an international money laundering watch list after enacting a law that brings the nation’s casinos within the scope of the country’s Anti-Money Laundering Act, said the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) in a press release.

According to the announcement, the decision to remove the Philippines from the watch list was adopted at the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) annual meeting, held in Sri Lanka last month.

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