Philippines online gambling firm Oriental Game mainly targets Chinese gamblers. Photo: Tory Ho

China holds the cards as online betting booms in the Philippines

  • Online casinos have gone on a hiring spree for Chinese nationals, to cater to their biggest group of customers
  • The Duterte administration is developing warmer relations with Beijing, but debate on the influx of workers continues before next year’s midterms
Topic |   The Philippines

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Philippines online gambling firm Oriental Game mainly targets Chinese gamblers. Photo: Tory Ho
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Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.

Sarah Zheng

Sarah Zheng

Sarah Zheng joined the Post as a reporter in 2016. She graduated from Tufts University with a degree in international relations and film and media studies. She reports on China's foreign policy.