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Daly City dentist linked to gun smuggling probe dies

Dr. Wilson Sy Lim

A Filipino dentist accused of plotting with a California state senator to illegally traffic guns from the Philippines to the United States died Monday night, August 25.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH ombudsman briefs Filipinos in San Francisco on anti-corruption efforts

Conchita Carpio Morales briefing audience on current anti-corruption efforts

Philippine Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales and members of her delegation on May 30 briefed members of the Filipino American community in the Bay Area on her office’s initiatives in pursuing its constitutional and statutory mandate to promote clean government and ethical public service.

Posted: June 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

3 Filipino gunrunners sentenced in US


Three Filipino men have been sentenced for illegally importing military-grade weapons to the United States, including a grenade launcher, a mortar launcher, a rocket-propelled grenade launcher, 12 machine guns and explosives, the US justice department announced Friday.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US prof held for sex with Filipino kids

This 2011 image provided by the FBI shows Walter Lee Williams, 64, one of the U.S. FBI's 10 most wanted fugitives has been arrested in the resort city of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Tuesday June 18, 2013. Prosecutor Gaspar Armando Garcia Torres says Williams is wanted on charges of sexual exploitation of children and traveling abroad for the purpose of engaging in sexual acts with children. AP

A former professor of the University of Southern California (USC) accused of sex crimes involving two children in the Philippines has been deported to the United States after a Mexican citizen recognized his picture in a newspaper and informed the US Embassy.

Posted: June 21st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Priest facing child pornography case deported to US


A Filipino Catholic priest wanted in the United States for theft and possession of child pornography has surrendered to Philippine authorities after more than a year as a fugitive.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »