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Philippines’ first dominance-abuse case, Covid-19 spark new complaints and probes, official says

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 07 Sep 2020 01:05
  • 07 Sep 2020 01:37
The Philippines’ first abuse-of-dominance case last year involving an exclusive Internet service tie-up, as well as the Covid-19 pandemic, have led to a rise in complaints from the public and the opening of new investigations, the country’s antitrust enforcement director has said.
Orlando Polinar told an online conference* that the

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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