By Rodel Rodis
Pepsi Paloma, a Filipino American who was born Delia Duenas Smith, starred in her first movie, Brown Emmanuelle, when she was only 14. While promoting the movie several months later, she was gang raped by three well-known Philippine TV personalities. Three years later, after starring in 9 movies when she was still only 17, she committed suicide. Or did she?
By Julie M. Aurelio
A Chinese national arrested over the weekend has been charged before the Quezon City courts for allegedly smuggling instruments used in manufacturing illegal drugs.
By Bert Eljera
Trial began Monday of the 31-year-old Filipina-American accused of stabbing to death her pregnant sister-in-law during a family dispute in their Las Vegas apartment.
A Hong Kong mother-of-two was charged Wednesday with a serious assault on her Indonesian domestic helper, in a case which sparked a march by thousands and expressions of concern from Indonesia’s President.
Filipino-American Sean Reyes has been sworn in as state attorney general of Utah, becoming the first Asian-American to hold a statewide post in that state.
By Marrah Erika Lesaba
A Chinese national and a Filipino couple were arrested in a Christmas Day raid of a clandestine shabu laboratory in Lipa City that netted over 80 kilos of the suspected prohibited drug valued to be around P400 million.
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.