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PH deadliest Asian country for environment activists – report

In this July 6, 2012 file photo, candles are lit at the very spot where Dutch environmental activist Wilhem Geertman, a former religious missionary who helped poor farmers affected by illegal logging and mining, was killed allegedly in a robbery attempt in San Fernando city, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines. AP

The Philippines is the deadliest Asian country for environment and land defenders, a report from a London-based group said.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

South Korean tourist shot dead in Angeles City


A South Korean tourist died after he was shot by one of two men on a motorcycle in Barangay Anunas in this city on Tuesday night, police said.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am ex-chef stabs wife to death in Vegas

Richard Magdayo Dahan

A Filipino-American former chef is in police custody after stabbing and killing his wife, a certified nurse assistant, in their Las Vegas apartment after she told him she wanted a divorce.

Posted: January 15th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Indian couple found dead on Iloilo beach

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The bodies of an Indian man and his wife were found along the shoreline of Oton town in Iloilo early Wednesday, according to initial police reports.

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Suspect in US diver’s killing urged to yield

Suspect Ericson Mendoza Blacquio

A group of homeowners at the exclusive Hamilton Heights subdivision in Las Piñas City, where an American diver and businessman was killed on Thursday night, has appealed to the suspect, security guard Ericson Mendoza Blacquio, to give himself up to authorities.

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Pals raising fund to repatriate Pampanga nurse slain in US


The friends of a Filipino nurse who was shot and killed Saturday as he rode his car to work in Memphis, Tennessee, began raising money to bring his remains back to the Philippines, his aunt in Angeles City said on Wednesday.

Posted: July 24th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Talks between PH, Taiwan probers end; exchange of evidence awaited

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Only the turnover of authenticated documentary and other evidence in the hands of Taiwanese authorities stands in the way of the completion by the National Bureau of Investigation of the report on its investigation into the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman in the Balintang Channel last month and, consequently, the possible filing of charges against members of the Philippine Coast Guard involved, a high NBI official said Friday.

Posted: June 7th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Teenage helper charged for Singaporean’s slay

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The Quezon City Police District has charged an 18-year-old househelp for allegedly killing and robbing his Singaporean employer, who was found hacked to death in his house last month.

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

PH bracing for more sanctions over death of Taiwan fisherman

Premier Jiang Yi-huah speaks while holding a picture showing the number of gun holes in a fishing vessel after it was assaulted by the Philippine coastguard, killing a Taiwanese fisherman, during a press conference in Taipei on May 15, 2013.   AFP PHOTO / Mandy Cheng

Manila is now preparing for “contingencies” after Taiwan imposed a second wave of sanctions against the Philippines over last week’s killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine Coast Guard personnel in waters off northern Luzon.

Posted: May 17th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Headlines | Read More »

Taiwan stages exercise as PH row rumbles on

An S70-C helicopter takes off from the stern of a Taiwanese Lafayette frigate during exercises off the southern city of Kaohsiung,Taiwan Thursday, May 16, 2013. Taiwan staged a previously scheduled military exercise in the Bashi Strait Thursday, after the United States on Wednesday expressed concern about increasing tensions between the Philippines and Taiwan, following the shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by Philippines coast guard personnel. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Taiwan held a military exercise Thursday in waters near the northern Philippines in response to the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman, after rejecting repeated apologies from Manila.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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