By Jeannette I. Andrade
Saying their arrest nine years ago was unlawful and the evidence against them obtained illegally, a Quezon City judge acquitted on Monday two Indonesians and a Malaysian suspected of being members of the Southeast Asian terrorists group Jemaah Islamiyah.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
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.
By Maricar B. Brizuela
The Confederation of Asean Journalists (CAJ) on Friday threw its support behind the quest for justice for the victims of the Nov. 23, 2009, Maguindanao massacre, 32 of whom were media workers.
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 Carol Tanjutco
The Filipino American Legal Defense Fund (Faldef) honored several legal and community advocates during the first “Trailblazers” awards gala on Oct. 26 in Newark, New Jersey.
By Michelle V. Remo
The Bureau of Internal Revenue expects its American counterpart — the Internal Revenue Service — to help find any assets that Janet Lim Napoles and her family may have in the United States.
The Philippines has detained 18 Chinese men on suspicion of illegal black sand mining in the northern coastal town of Aparri, the justice department said Tuesday.
Award-winning investigative journalist Marites Vitug marked the U.S. release of her latest book, “Hour Before Dawn: The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court,” with a book signing on April 11 at the community hall of the Philippine Consulate in this city.
By Julie M. Aurelio
A Chinese-Filipino was arrested while allegedly attempting to sell shabu to police operatives at a gasoline station in Quezon City on Sunday afternoon.
By Tarra Quismundo
The alleged brains of the P12-billion Ponzi scam that duped thousands of Filipinos could still be flown back to Manila after serving a year and a half in a Malaysian jail, Vice President Jejomar Binay said recently.
By Christine O. Avendaño
Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said on Tuesday that she would designate a panel of prosecutors to re-investigate the case involving the 38 alleged members of the Sultanate of Sulu’s Royal Army Security Force who were intercepted by authorities off waters in Tawi-Tawi and who had allegedly taken part in the incursion in Sabah.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Philippines has asserted its right to have access to Philippine citizens being held by Malaysian authorities in Sabah as government had no confirmed information of their location and condition, relying only on Malaysian news reports on the arrests.