Duterte Orders Arrest of Chinese Tycoon for Corruption and Economic Sabotage

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the arrest of Chinese tycoon Jack Lam, an online gaming operator based in the former US air force base of Clark in Pampanga. This comes after Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre alleged that Lam attempted to bribe him P100 million per month to release 1,316 Chinese nationals caught for working without permits in an illegal online gaming corporation. This might become an issue, however, as the arrest order comes without any warrant or formal charges being filed against the tycoon…

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