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Bangladeshi officials assured of help in reclaiming laundered $15M

Aug 03, 2016 - 6:53 PM

John Gomes: This case involving about 15 million is pending but I think within one month they should be resolving that case and we will be getting back our money

JOHN GOMES. Bangladesh Ambassador to the Philippines John Gomes says after the Senate probe, the investigation on the Bangladesh Bank heist became quiet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Bangladesh envoy to Duterte: Help us recover $81M stolen funds

Jul 21, 2016 - 8:30 PM

If the President is so serious about crime and corruption I think this is an issue that should be addressed Bangladesh Ambassador to the Philippines John Gomes says

'IN THE DARK'. Bangladesh Ambassador to the Philippines John Gomes says after the Senate probe, the investigation on the Bangladesh Bank heist became quiet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Will Senate revive probe into Bangladesh Bank heist?

Jun 10, 2016 - 11:30 AM

The 16th Congress adjourns with no resolution to the probe into Bangladesh Bank s stolen millions

A REVISIT? Senate President Franklin Drilon says Bangladesh Bank heist resolution is now up to the 17th Congress. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Kim Wong completes turnover of $15M to AMLC

May 04, 2016 - 7:05 PM

Amid legal battles casino junket agent Kim Wong keeps his promise to return some of the stolen funds in his possession

DIFFICULT TIMES. As most of his personal and corporate accounts were frozen, Kim Wong (front) says doing business has been difficult. Salud Bautista of PhilRem (back) during the continuation of the Blue Ribbon Committee hearing. Photo by Alex Nueva Espana/Senate PRIB

Kim Wong returns another P200M to AMLC for safekeeping

Apr 19, 2016 - 12:34 PM

Kim Wong s camp returns a total of 9 8 million of the stolen funds played in Eastern Hawaii Leisure

RETURNED FUNDS. Kim Wong's company Eastern Hawaii got hold of P1 billion or $21.575 million of the stolen funds. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

BSP: Banks bear 'ultimate responsibility' in avoiding dirty money

Apr 06, 2016 - 8:48 PM

Amid the 81M heist probe the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas orders banks to take extra caution

DIRTY MONEY. The returned dirty money comes from casino junket agent Kim Wong. Photo from Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Turnover of Bangladesh's missing millions will 'take a little time'

Apr 06, 2016 - 5:35 PM

5 46 million may have been returned by Kim Wong but the money is still not with the Bangladesh government

MOOD CHANGES. Bangladesh Ambassador to the Philippines Gomes (left) asks AMLC's Julia Bacay-Abad (right) for immediate turnover of returned funds. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Kim Wong returns another P38.28M to AMLC

Apr 04, 2016 - 4:42 PM

The returned money comes from the stolen funds played in Eastern Hawaii Leisure Company Limited according to Kim Wong s legal counsel

MORE FUNDS RETURNED. Kim Wong's Eastern Hawaii got hold of P1 billion or $21.575 million of the stolen funds. Photos from Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Bangladesh authorities head to PH to probe heist

Apr 01, 2016 - 1:24 PM

Bangladesh Ambassador to the Philippines John Gomes hopes to recover the rest of the 81 million stolen from the country s central bank

RIGHT DIRECTION. Bangladesh Ambassador to the Philippines Maj. Gen. John Gomes says the return of $4.63 million from Wong is a step in the right direction. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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Apr 01, 2016 - 12:49 PM

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Kim Wong returns $4.63M to AMLC

Mar 31, 2016 - 7:38 PM

Kim Wong keeps his promise to return the money left in the junket operation to AMLC

PROMISE KEPT. Kim Wong tells the Senate he would return the remaining money left under the junket operation. (L-R) Second Secretary  Probash Lamarong, AMLC Executive Director Julia Bacay-Abad, Insurance Commissioner Emmanuel Dooc, Inocencio Ferrer, and BSP Deputy Governor Vicente Aquino. Photo from BSP

Philippines, 12 Asian countries set agenda for climate talks

May 28, 2015 - 4:57 PM

The countries identify 10 action points ahead of next week s climate discussions in Bonn Germany

CLIMATE CHANGE. Protesters take part in the 'People's Climate March' in Central London, Britain, 21 September 2014. File Photo by Will Oliver/EPA