The Chinese embassy in the Philippines has offered consular assistance to junket boss Jack Lam following the order of his arrest.

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. has shrugged off a recent petition to nullify the regulation which allows Pagcor to issue offshore gaming licenses.

Philippines integrated resort Okada Manila will reportedly open on December 21, according to Okada’s local partner businessman Antonio Cojuangco.

Philippine casino operator Bloomberry Resorts saw an increase in Chinese visitors last month, suggesting President Rodrigo Duterte’s lean towards Beijing has started to benefit business.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he would allow Jack Lam to do business in the country again if he apologized for bribing an official and paid the correct taxes.

An anti-corruption watchdog has asked the Supreme Court to nullify the regulation which allows Pagcor to issue offshore gaming licenses.

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Roland “Bato” Dela Rosa told reporters on Wednesday that gaming tycoon Jack Lam has put out feelers about returning to the country.

The chairman of the Road Users Protection Advocates has urged authorities to investigate Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade in connection to illegal online gambling operations in Clark Freeport.

A bridge linking the Aquino International Airport to the casino and hotel complex at Resorts World Manila is expected to create strong synergies for the operator.

Arresting Jack Lam without a warrant can only be possible if Mr. Lam returns to the country, said Philippine National Police (PNP) director general Ronald dela Rosa on Monday.