By Christine O. Avendaño
Filipino embassy officials were able to visit eight alleged followers of the Sultanate of Sulu currently detained in a prison in Sabah after they were charged with terrorism and rebellion in connection with the Feb. 9 incursion there that left over 80 people dead, mostly Filipinos.
By Juan Escandor Jr.
A judge hearing a case of a 66-year-old Kiwi facing at least 20 years behind bars for estafa and illegal recruitment charges appealed to the New Zealand Embassy in Manila to assist its detained citizen settle his financial obligation to free him from jail.
By Michael Lim Ubac
The government will not withhold consular and legal assistance to the eight men accused of terrorism in Sabah despite doubts raised by a spokesman for Sultan Jamalul Kiram III about their citizenship.
By Chito Aragon
A German national who had been arrested and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm was arrested again after he failed to appear in the hearings of his case.
By Rima Jessamine M. Granali
A Quezon City court postponed on Monday the hearing on the motion for reconsideration to ban the export of 25 show dolphins to Singapore.
By Erika Sauler
Three Indian nationals were acquitted on Tuesday by a Manila court of charges that they kidnapped a suspected loan shark due to inconsistencies in the latter’s testimony.
By Tetch Torres
The Quezon City Regional Trial Court stopped the re-exportation of 25 dolphins to Singapore.
Dozens of Filipino hospital workers in California will share a nearly $1 million settlement in a lawsuit claiming they were targeted by a rule requiring English only at work, federal officials said Monday.
By Julie M. Aurelio
A Quezon City court sentenced a Chinese national to a life behind bars for allegedly possessing four kilos of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) during a drug raid at his home in 2005.
By Daxim L. Lucas
The chairman of state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) on Wednesday denied allegations made by an owner of US-based casino giant Wynn Resorts that he had received undue perks and favors from a Japanese businessman.
By Edison delos Angeles
The Lapu-Lapu Regional Trial Court (RTC) has found a Kenyan national guilty of delivery and transport almost three kilos of crystal methamphetamine hydrochloride or more commonly called “shabu”.
By TJ Burgonio
Bugged by a domestic issue in Manila involving his predecessor, President Benigno Aquino III would be skipping Thursday’s opening of the19th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit in the resort island here, Communications Secretary Ricky Carandang said Wednesday.