MANILA – Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) that fail to pay their taxes will be prohibited to resume operations, Malacañang said on Thursday. The government will stand by its policy that operators need to settle their unpaid taxes first before being allowed to operate in the country. According to Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, The government will be strict on policy implementation ensured that the Duterte administration would not tolerate tax-evading


Isko Moreno Domagoso follows President Rodrigo Duterte’s marching instructions to shut down huge corruption gaming stores operated by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). Moreno said that he ordered the business license office of the City of Manila to cancel company licenses and permits from the mayor for all lotto, small town lottery and other gaming operations under the Manila PCSO. In accordance with this domestic policy, I order Manila’s

Jordan Clarkson hopes to start to see Gilas brothers in China for FIBA World Cup

Jordan Clarkson congratulated the Philippines for getting a spot in the 2019 FIBA World Cup. The Cleveland Cavaliers guard expressed his fascination on the country’s come back to the global showpiece on his Instagram account Tuesday. Clarkson, whose mother is from Angeles City, Pampanga, said he hopes to look at the national basketball team in China – this year’s FIBA World Cup host.The 2019 FIBA World Cup will hurry from

UAAP women's volleyball: Lady Bulldogs big surprise; UST, Ateneo rise up

If we can crib legendary United States statesman Benjamin Franklin’s statement about death and taxes being the only two sure things in life, we can add La Salle women’s volleyball to the mix. The Lady Spikers have been the class of collegiate women’s volleyball for over a decade now. They are a machine where the parts modification but yet, they keep on rolling. While it was an error-filled game-play with

Philippine skateboarders to use residence turf edge to the hilt

Filipino skateboarders custom made led by 2018 Asian Games champion Margielyn Didal will enjoy the homecourt advantage when they vie for the gold in the 30th Southeast Asian Games in November. “We are the presents. We have to make use of that to our advantage,” said Skateboard Association of the Philippines (SAP) chief Monty Mendigoria. Mendigoria said they may be more inclined to use a skateboard park being created in


Fans of the Charlotte Hornets (28-31) are probably still upset over how the final game finished a few days before against the Brooklyn Nets. A loss like this will sting for sometime, but times marches on and the team must plan for their next opponent. They’ll need all the preparation they can get as their next game will likely be quite daunting and with a future stretch of games all

Gilas Pilipinas' bumpy way to the 2019 FIBA World Cup

A dream was recognized earlier Monday morning, as Gilas Pilipinas qualified to the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China. It was an extremely tough journey for the Philippine men’s national basketball team, who played with their backs against the wall in the final window of the qualifiers but managed to get the job done – to the relief and then delight of the basketball-crazy nation. Thus , for the

PSA honors Go With Gold Philippine dragonboat team

Filipino paddlers from the Philippine Canoe Kayak and then Dragonboat Federation cemented their status as world champions throughout the sports philanthropy of Go For Gold Philippines. The Philippines brought house five gold medals from the ICF World Dragon Boat Championships last year – a historic achievement that will be recognized during the Philippine Sportswriters Association Awards Night on Tuesday at the Manila Hotel. “We need to show our heartfelt gratitude

FIBA: Gilas Pilipinas creates World Cup with powerful win and then help from South Korea

The Philippines is going to the FIBA World Cup for a 2nd straight time. Andray Blatche carried Gilas Pilipinas Sunday in Astana, picking up a very critical 93-75 win over Kazakhstan in the 2019 Asian Qualifiers. The need to win to have a shot at creating the World Championships, Blatche was a man on a mission, scoring a game-high 41 points, 23 in the first half. But even before the

MBIII Shines Once again in Battle versus Golden State

“Nobody can stop Marvin Bagley!” Therefore it goes, the rookie season for the big man out of Duke. Against the two-time defending titleholder Golden State Warriors, Bagley placed on a show off the bench: twenty eight points and then fourteen rebounds in 34 minutes. In a back and forth battle , the Kings fell 123-125 in a rivals just in its starting stages. Despite the loss, there were positive things