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PH off anti-trafficking watchlist, Palace hopes


Malacañang expects the Philippines to be stricken off the United States list of countries plagued by human trafficking following the signing of the Expanded Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2013 by President Aquino on Wednesday.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino signs expanded anti-trafficking law

President Aquino: Peace

President Aquino on Wednesday signed the expanded Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act, or Republic Act 10364, which provides for strengthened prosecution of those who engage or attempt to engage in human trafficking, as well as protection to trafficked victims.

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

US to still assist PH anti-trafficking efforts amid NGO fraud

US Embassy in Manila, Philippines.  AP FILE PHOTO

The United States remained firm in its commitment to assist the country’s efforts against human trafficking amid reports that a group it had been funding had been involved in allegations of fraud, the US embassy in Manila said Friday.

Posted: September 14th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »