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Coast Guard men in slay of Taiwanese appeal case

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Chinese Coast Guard ships closely monitor a small Philippine vessel during resupply and troop rotation in the rusting BRP Sierra Madre.  FILE PHOTO

Eight Coast Guard personnel charged with homicide for shooting to death a Taiwanese fisherman during an alleged poaching incident on May 9, 2013, have asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to reconsider its decision, saying they were victims of “selective persecution.”

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DOJ eyeing more PH embassy execs in Kuwait in human trafficking probe

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A prosecutor of the Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a House of Representatives hearing that a number of high-ranking embassy officials may be allegedly involved in illegal recruitment and human trafficking of Filipinos to Kuwait.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Jeanne Napoles answers raps–from London

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Jeanne Catherine Lim Napoles. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/You Tube

The daughter of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles on Friday finally answered the P32-million tax evasion complaint filed against her by the Bureau of Internal Revenue in the Department of Justice last year. She executed the affidavit in London before Philippine Consul General Senen Mangalile, a DOJ staffer said.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

5 gov’t officials charged for escape of wanted Korean

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The Department of Justice filed before the Pasay City Regional Trial Court criminal charges against Immigration officials implicated in the escape of a wanted Korean.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

South African slapped with drug raps over cocaine haul at NAIA

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Customs chief Ruffy Biazon. Photo by RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

The Bureau of Customs filed drug smuggling charges before the Department of Justice against a South African national who was caught carrying 8.5 kilos of cocaine by alert BOC personnel at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) two weeks ago.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sex-for-flight raps filed vs labor exec

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Three OFWs testify before the Senate investigating allegations of sexual harassment against labor and foreign affairs officials in the Middle East. INQUIRER.net File Photo

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Wednesday filed a complaint before the Department of Justice against an assistant labor attaché based in the Middle East for attempted rape and three counts of sexual abuse against three overseas Filipino workers.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

NBI uncovers new way to ship shabu in arrest of 3 Chinese

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The National Bureau of Investigation seized P314 million worth of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) and arrested three Chinese nationals during a raid on a drying station in Tondo, Manila, last week.

Posted: September 9th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

DOJ: Sex-for-flight probe to include Filipina’s suicide

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima: Own probe INQUIRER file photo

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday said the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) was conducting its own probe into the alleged sexual exploitation of Filipino women in the Middle East by Philippine officials, including one reportedly involving a Filipino woman who committed suicide.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

‘PH coast guards laughed while firing’

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It looked like hoot, with six coast guards laughing as they fired at the Taiwanese fishing boat. “The video showed the soldiers acted unprofessionally. They were laughing while they were shooting the boat,” a source who had seen the video of the Philippine Coast Guard shooting of fishing boat Guang Ta Hsin 28 three weeks ago said Saturday.

Posted: June 2nd, 2013 in Banner Story,Headlines | Read More »

Sabah issue is President’s Holy Week agony

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President Aquino AP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to stay home this Holy Week will give him ample time to agonize over the wisdom of reviving the country’s claim to Sabah.

Posted: March 28th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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