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2 illegal recruiters nabbed

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Two suspected illegal recruiters were arrested in separate operations in Manila and in Tarlac this week, police said Friday.

Posted: September 16th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Policy on ‘blood money’ for OFWs out soon, says Binay

Vice President Jejomar Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

There will be a new policy that will be implemented soon on the use of “blood money” for convicted overseas Filipino workers (OFW), Vice President Jejomar Binay was quoted as saying over 990AM.

Posted: September 13th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Robredo admits hearing corruption, abuse issues vs cops


Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo admitted hearing about the rampant corruption and abuses in the Philippine National Police.

Posted: September 8th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

EU increases aid for Philippines to curb extra-judicial slays


The European Union sent a delegation to the Philippines to look into the progress of the country’s drive to stop extra-judicial killings, Philippine National Police chief Director General Raul Bacalzo said Thursday.

Posted: July 21st, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines eyes to destroy P10M counterfeit goods in 2011

An Armored Personnel Carrier of the Philippine National Police runs over piles of pirated DVDs and counterfeit sunglasses during ceremonial destruction of fake goods seized in raids recently at parade grounds of Camp Crame Thursday. AP

The Philippines aims to destroy at least P10 billion worth of counterfeit goods this year as the country seeks to be removed from a US blacklist of nations tolerating intellectual piracy.

Posted: July 1st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Alleged African drug syndicate member, Filipina recruiter nabbed in buy bust

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The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested a female member of the African Drug Syndicate (ADS) and a Filipina recruiter holding P24 million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) on Wednesday, undersecretary Jose Gutierrez Jr. said Thursday.

Posted: June 30th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Slain hotel executive’s kin raises reward for perpetrators’ arrest to P2M—police

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MANILA, Philippines – The family of the hotel executive who was gunned down by unidentified men in 2010 has decided to raise the reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects from P300,000 to P2 million, with police releasing sketches of the suspects through the Computerized Facial Composite (CFC). The money for the [...]

Posted: June 17th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Visa launches near real-time money remittance in PH


Before, money abroad could be received overnight; then, money could be received on the same day, Now it can be received real time.

Posted: June 12th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

990AM: PDEA nabs 2 foreigners in Rizal for drug possession


The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested two alleged members of the West African Drug Syndicates (WADS) in Cainta Rizal, a Radyo Inquirer 990AM report said Tuesday.

Posted: May 31st, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Reviving the ‘Bicol Express’

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The plains of the countryside, the landscapes of hills and coconut trees, the serenity of remote villages, views of the sea and high bridges – these were some of the scenes that were unique to passengers aboard a Philippine National Railways (PNR) train which left Tutuban station in Manila a few minutes past 7 a.m. on May 22.

Posted: May 30th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »



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