By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
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.”
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.
By Jerome Aning
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.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
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.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
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.
By Christine O. Avendaño
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.
By Erika Sauler
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.
By Christine O. Avendaño
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.
By Nancy C. Carvajal
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.
By Michael Lim Ubac
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.