By Nancy C. Carvajal
The South Korean embassy in Manila has asked the Bureau of Immigration to set aside deportation proceedings against one of its nationals who was convicted by a Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) of a crime involving moral turpitude almost 20 years ago, documents obtained by the Inquirer showed.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Three Chinese nationals were each sentenced to two life terms in prison and ordered to pay P10 million each in fines for turning a Parañaque City home into a “shabu” laboratory, where they tried to mask the smell of chemicals using a disinfectant spray and burning incense.
An Italian diplomat detained in the Philippines on child abuse charges insisted he was innocent and applied for bail on Wednesday, as he appeared before a court in deteriorating health.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
, Redempto Anda
Immigration officials have made sure the nine Chinese fishermen caught poaching marine turtles in Philippine waters are not going anywhere.
By Jerome C. Aning
Palawan prosecutors on Monday charged nine of the 11 Chinese fisherman caught poaching marine turtles off Hasa-Hasa Shoal (Half Moon Shoal) in the West Philippine Sea last week, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ).