The Chinese government provided information that led to the arrests of more than 400 Chinese and other workers from Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan and Indonesia. Photo: EPA

Philippine police arrest 542 foreigners, mostly Chinese, in crackdown on illegal workers

  • Those arrested did not have work permits and were involved in defrauding victims mostly in China by blackmailing or tricking them into sending out money
  • The Chinese government provided information that led to the arrests of more than 400 Chinese and other workers from Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan and Indonesia
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The Chinese government provided information that led to the arrests of more than 400 Chinese and other workers from Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan and Indonesia. Photo: EPA
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA-EFE

Casino kidnappers in the Philippines will be caught ‘dead or alive’, Duterte warns as Chinese flock to gambling boom

  • President says foreign bandits holding indebted overseas gamblers for ransom will be arrested and killed
  • ‘You can commit your crimes, but if I catch up with you, it is dead or alive. Preferably dead,’ controversial leader says
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA-EFE
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