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Entries in Philippines (19)


Former PetroTiger co-chief pleads guilty

Image courtesy of PTS, a PetroTiger companyThe former co-chief executive officer of oil and gas services company PetroTiger Ltd. pleaded guilty Tuesday for bribing an official at Ecopetrol SA, Colombia’s state-controlled oil company, and defrauding PetroTiger by taking kickbacks.

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Gift-giving in the Philippines

Here's a summary of the gift-giving legislation for the Philippines. It's from the ethiXbase GRC Database, which covers anti-corruption legislation for 140 countries and gift-giving rules for more than 80 countries. All of the laws can be viewed online or instantly downloaded from the ethiXbase GRC Database.

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Two oil and gas execs charged, general counsel pleads guilty

Image courtesy of PTS, a PetroTiger companyTwo former CEOs of PetroTiger Ltd., a British Virgin Islands oil and gas company with operations in Colombia and offices in New Jersey, were charged with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act-related offenses, fraud and money laundering. And the company's former general counsel pleaded guilty to bribery and fraud, the DOJ said Monday.

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U.S. shutdown hurts Southeast Asia anti-graft fight

President Obama cancelled his visit to Southeast Asia last week -- something about a budget stalemate and government shutdown. Lost was a chance for face time with the leaders of Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

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Keeping it clean in the Philippines

From the Asia Sentinel (September 17, 2013):

"Details started to leak two months ago concerning the vast wealth that businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles had amassed including reportedly 28 houses and a US$2 million condominium in Los Angeles as well as cars, watches and an array of luxury items.

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'Asian Nobel Prize' for Indonesia anti-graft agency

Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is a winner of this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award for its 'relentless and successful' campaign against corruption.

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Global Contagion Report: Universal Entertainment Corp.

Country: Philippines

Company Involved: Universal Entertainment Corp.

Industry: Consumer Services

Industry Subsector: Gambling

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Job: Head of Corporate Governance Research

Title: Head of Corporate Governance Research

Company: Quest

Location: Manila, Philippines

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Strip Stamp 'Scandal in the Making' in the Philippines 

In editorials directly addressing Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares, two Philippines-based journalists urged the government to exercise "extreme caution" before entertaining a contract bid from Chinese laser technology company Huagong Tech Company Ltd.

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Wynn Resorts Boots Non-Compliant Director, Shareholder

Wynn Resorts Ltd said Sunday its board asked a director to resign and already redeemed his 20% stake in the company after an internal investigation found numerous violations by him of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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