Police said they have been monitoring Liu for two weeks and he tried to escape on Tuesday night. Photo: AP

Suspected Chinese drug trafficker arrested in Philippines with US$50 million of meth concealed in tea packets

  • Police said they had been monitoring Liu Chao for two weeks and he tried to escape after sensing he was making a deal with an undercover officer
  • Philippine officials say the tea wrappers used to conceal the drugs are similar to ones found in seizures in Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar
Topic |   The Philippines

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Police said they have been monitoring Liu for two weeks and he tried to escape on Tuesday night. Photo: AP
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A gambling website in the Philippines has a live platform for customers to interact with the young female Chinese dealers. Photo: Tory Ho

Duterte played China over online gambling. The house won

  • Duterte turned a blind eye to Beijing’s objections when Chinese offshore gambling firms – or Pogos – rolled into town and flashed the cash
  • Now he’s struggling to see how the taxman can take a cut
Topic |   The Philippines

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A gambling website in the Philippines has a live platform for customers to interact with the young female Chinese dealers. Photo: Tory Ho
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