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2 PCG men ordered arrested over Balintang Channel shooting

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The Cagayan Municipal Trial Court on Wednesday ordered the arrest of two members of the Philippine Coast Guard involved in the shooting incident in the Balintang Channel.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Leland Yee smuggling case spurs review of exportation procedures

California state Sen. Leland Yee. AP FILE PHOTO

Bureau of Customs (BOC) Chief John Philip Sevilla ordered a review of existing procedures on exportation following reports that California State Senator Leland Yee managed to smuggle high powered firearms from the Philippines to the US.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Morales to Czech envoy: Cooperate in MRT probe

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has reiterated her call to Czech Republic Ambassador Josef Rychtar to cooperate in their investigation on allegations of $30 million extortion of Metro Rail Transit general manager Al Vitangcol III.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

NBI probes gun smuggling try of California state senator

California state Sen. Leland Yee. AP FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Wednesday confirmed that the National Bureau of Investigation is already looking into the circumstances surrounding the attempt of California State Senator Leland Yee to smuggle high-powered firearms from the Philippines to the US.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Law expert: China’s actions may spur US-PH defense treaty

China was warned Thursday against trying to tow away the BRP Sierra Madre from Ayungin Shoal, as this could be considered an attack against the Philippines and prompt the United States to defend the country in keeping with their Mutual Defense Treaty. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Whatever is China’s move against the BRP Sierra Madre will trigger the application of the Philippines’ Mutual Defense Treaty with the United State, an international law expert said Thursday.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Release Japanese nationals nabbed for cybersex den operation – DOJ

Department of Justice. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Justice (DOJ) ordered the release of three Japanese nationals and four Filipinos after the police failed to include in their complaint the evidence that the seven respondents are allegedly engaged in the operation of a cybersex den in Pangasinan.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

SC stops release of wanted South Korean


The Supreme Court again issued a restraining order against a Manila court ruling ordering the Bureau of Immigration to release from custody a South Korean national accused of embezzling reserve funds of a firm in his country.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Raps filed against Japanese cybersex den operators

Cyber Sex

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday filed a criminal complaint before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against Japanese nationals and Filipinos engaged in alleged cybersex activities fronting as a learning school.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Homicide raps filed vs 8 PCG personnel over Balintang Channel shooting


The Department of Justice filed on Tuesday homicide and obstruction of justice case against eight Philippine Coast Guard men involved in the Balintang Channel shooting last May 9, 2013.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Customs chief sues importer, brokers of Canada garbage


“Philippines is not a dumpsite,” Customs Commissioner John Sevilla said Thursday after it filed with the Department of Justice a complaint against importer of 50 container vans containing tons of waste materials from Canada.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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