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The Philippines continues to focus on the gambling industry to raise revenue to fund the government’s coronavirus response, this time passing a law to tax the country’s popular online cockfighting industry.

The Philippines government has passed a bill that will permit online bets on cockfights and expects to raise at least P1.25 billion ($26 million) in revenue from taxation. 

Animal Wellness Action has published a report alleging that a massive illegal transportation scheme brought thousands of fighting birds to Guam for years, undetected or ignored by the local authorities.

Local media reports that 60 gamblers were arrested on Sunday as a police raid caught them in the middle of a cockfight on Thailand’s Phuket island.

Guam’s cockfighting ban comes into effect on Friday, bringing down the curtain on a gruesome but decades-old Guamanian custom.

Illegal cockfighting in Andhra Pradesh is as popular as ever, despite a court order stopping the blood-sport, local media reports. Cockfighting, a spo

The Philippines House of Representatives has launched a congressional inquiry into the operation of illegal cockfight betting in the country, local me

An in-law of one of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s brothers has been ordered again to shut down the cockfighting ring at his Lvea Em district home. The so

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