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Coast Guard men in slay of Taiwanese appeal case

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 »

Release Japanese nationals nabbed for cybersex den operation – DOJ

Department of Justice. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Justice (DOJ) ordered the release of three Japanese nationals and four Filipinos after the police failed to include in their complaint the evidence that the seven respondents are allegedly engaged in the operation of a cybersex den in Pangasinan.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Raps filed against Japanese cybersex den operators

Cyber Sex

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday filed a criminal complaint before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against Japanese nationals and Filipinos engaged in alleged cybersex activities fronting as a learning school.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Taiwan commends PH decision to charge coastguard personnel

Taiwanese investigators rides a rubber boat as they inspect a ship involved in the shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman while they continue their probe in Manila on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.  AP FILE PHOTO

Taiwan, officially the People’s Republic of China (ROC), commended the decision of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to charge eight officers and personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) with homicide for the May 2013 fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman in the Balintang Channel, an incident that strained ties between Manila and Taipei.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf member in Schilling abduction face raps

Jeffrey Schilling AFP FILE PHOTO

The National Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday filed criminal complaints before the Department of Justice against a suspected Abu Sayyaf member involved in the abduction of American national Jeffrey Schilling in 2000.

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

5 government execs charged for escape of Korean fugitive


Four immigration officers and a transportation officer are facing criminal and administrative cases, including bribery, after they were held liable for the departure of a Korean fugitive from the country last March 19.

Posted: June 10th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

NBI told to probe escape of 3 Chinese drug lords

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. INQUIRER/Niño Jesus Orbeta

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Tuesday ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to conduct a parallel probe on the circumstances surrounding the escape of three Chinese drug lords last Feb. 21.

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

De Lima maintains: Amalilio is Filipino, not Malaysian

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima reiterated Wednesday that Aman Futures Group founder Manuel Amalilio is a Filipino and not a Malaysian, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported.

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

De Lima refuses to get dragged into Amalilio’s family connections in Sabah

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima: Own probe INQUIRER file photo

Lest complications arise in the government’s bid to have Manuel Amalilio deported to the country, the Department of Justice is ignoring reports that the man behind a P12-billion investment scam is related to Sabah’s chief minister.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DOJ urged to take legal action vs US Navy for Tubbataha destruction

In a photo released by the U.S. Navy, the mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian  sits aground in this Jan. 22, 2013 file photo on the Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea in the Philippines.  AP FILE PHOTO

Militant fisherfolk group Pamalakaya (Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas) filed a complaint Tuesday before the Department of Juustice, urging it to take legal action against the US Navy and crew members of USS Guardian

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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