The investment fraud has victimised more than 1,000 Chinese nationals and the raid was coordinated with Beijing. Photo: AP

Philippines arrests 277 Chinese accused of running online investment scam

  • The investment fraud has victimised more than 1,000 Chinese nationals and the raid was coordinated with Beijing
  • Authorities initially ordered the arrest of four Chinese suspects but 273 others were caught ‘in the act’
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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The investment fraud has victimised more than 1,000 Chinese nationals and the raid was coordinated with Beijing. Photo: AP
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Okada Manila Resort and Casino in suburban Paranaque City. Photo: AFP

Two Chinese tourists kidnapped in Philippines after losing US$140,000 at Okada casino

  • Rash of casino-related abductions sees Chinese pair and two Filipinos held hostage but eventually rescued by country’s dedicated anti-kidnapping police
  • Eight suspects are arrested including two Chinese who say they work for Macau-based junket operator Suncity
Topic |   The Philippines

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Okada Manila Resort and Casino in suburban Paranaque City. Photo: AFP
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