By Christine O. Avendaño
The Department of Justice has recommended the filing of criminal charges against a labor attaché and the driver of another labor attaché based in Saudi Arabia for their alleged involvement in the “sex-for-flight’’ scandal.
By Jerome Aning
The 11 Chinese fishermen caught allegedly poaching off Hasa-hasa (Half Moon) shoal in the Spratly Islands are set to undergo inquest proceedings on Monday (May 12) before the Puerto Princesa city prosecutor, according to a Department of Justice official.
By Marlon Ramos
The Philippine National Police (PNP) refused to stand down on Thursday after Beijing demanded the release of a Chinese fishing vessel and its crew who were held by maritime policemen in the disputed waters off the West Philippine Sea in Palawan on Tuesday.
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.