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Don’t deport Korean, embassy appeals to BI

PHOTO from Bureau of Immmigration website.

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.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Guilty Chinese trio pinned down by housemaid at Parañaque ‘shabu’ lab


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.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Italian envoy in child abuse case says he’s innocent

Italian diplomat Daniele Bosio, center, whose lawyers said he is suffering from kidney problems, grimaces as he arrives to attend his arraignment at the City Prosecutor's office at Biñan, Laguna province, on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The judge has canceled the arraignment after his lawyers requested for a review of their petition submitted at the Department of Justice.  AP PHOTO/AARON FAVila

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.

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

No bail for Chines poachers

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Immigration officials have made sure the nine Chinese fishermen caught poaching marine turtles in Philippine waters are not going anywhere.

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

9 Chinese poachers charged in Palawan

In this photo taken Saturday, May 10, 2014, a Philippine National Police Maritime Group officer holds a dead green sea turtle as he unloads them from the Chinese vessel Qiongqionghai 09063 at Honda Bay Wharf in Puerto Princesa city. On Monday, May 12, 2014, the Philippines charged nine Chinese fishermen with poaching more than 500 endangered sea turtles at a disputed South China Sea shoal despite China's demand for them to be immediately freed. AP PHOTO

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).

Posted: May 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »