POGO

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POGO

Early system on G-15. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).

Pogo

comic strip rife with political satire. [Comics: Berger, 172]
See: Satire
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Duterte won't abolish POGO: We need it !-- -- Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Despite warnings including from Beijing that it can worsen criminality, Philippine offshore gaming operations (POGO) will continue because "it is good for the country," President Duterte said yesterday.
'We can use these additional labor law compliance officers to monitor the movements of these foreign workers especially those in the operation of these Pogos,' the labor chief said.
Pagcor Chair Andrea Domingo claims POGOS contribute an annual average of P 7 billion in franchise fees (and 2% of the business) during the last three years.
At the same time, Pangilinan stressed that no less than Philippine defense officials have raised the possibility of these POGOs being used to spy on Filipinos.
Pernia said these Pogos can instead locate in places outside of the National Capital Region (NCR) or Metro Manila to operate.
However, Panelo noted that POGOs remain as a 'legitimate revenue-making' project in the country.
Experts say the pogo stick is going to be this year's festive must-have
However, CNA Manufacturing Systems Inc, Redmond, WA, has developed Pogo Flexible Tooling Systems that offer benefits that dedicated or fixed tooling can't offer.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue has collected about P200 million in taxes from foreigners working for Pogos, which employs about 130,000 Chinese nationals in the Philippines.
Moreover, Leechiu emphasized that if POGOs are ever pulled out of the country, the real estate market will get hurt, but will have a "soft-landing" due to deposits, payment advances made by POGO firms, as they pay rent 24 months in advance.
Diokno said during a forum organized by the Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines (Ejap) that while the AMLC is involved in the investigation, the issue is not necessarily about POGOs being conduits of money laundering but its impact on the larger economy should their operations are discontinued.