The legislation could pass during the fall, after the new House of Councillors is elected.
The Financial Action Task Force has its eyes fixed on the Philippines after the Bangladeshi stolen funds probe revealed US$ 81 million found its way to the Asian’s country banking system.
The idea of the campaign is to promote non-gaming offerings and has been described as a corporate social responsibility initiative to give back to the community.
According to official sources, during 2015 fewer people travelled from Vietnam to Cambodia to gamble, due to increased monitoring of cross-border gamblers by the Vietnamese authorities.
The Philippine government wants to draw more revenue by creating new taxes.