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Jardeleza didn’t betray PH’s cause for West Philippine Sea — SC

Philippine Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza. FILE PHOTO

Justice Francis Jardeleza did not commit disloyalty nor betray the country due to his position on the West Philippine Sea dispute, according to the majority of Supreme Court justices who earlier ordered his re-inclusion in the Judicial and Bar Council’s shortlist of nominees to the vacancy in high tribunal last month.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Illegal recruiters meted out life for defrauding OFW hopefuls

Philippine Overseas Labor Employment office. Photo from  www.poea.gov.ph

Two employees of an immigration consultancy firm were meted out life sentences for large-scale illegal recruitment, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).

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

Lawyer files P1.5M damage suit against MIAA after fainting at NAIA

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A former senatorial candidate filed a P1.5-million damage suit against the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and an airline after he hurt his head and elbow when he fainted due to the heat while queuing for his flight at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in May.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

China tells PH: Free fishermen

chinese fishermen

China stood pat on its call for the Philippines to release its fishermen arrested for poaching turtles in the West Philippine Sea.

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

PH embassy men extend legal aid to 8 Filipinos detained for Sabah incursion

Malaysian policemen lead away a suspected intruder from Sulu in Lahad Datu on Wednesday.  MALAYSIA’S THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: April 1st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »