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Jardeleza didn’t betray PH’s cause for West Philippine Sea — SC

Philippine Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza. FILE PHOTO

Justice Francis Jardeleza did not commit disloyalty nor betray the country due to his position on the West Philippine Sea dispute, according to the majority of Supreme Court justices who earlier ordered his re-inclusion in the Judicial and Bar Council’s shortlist of nominees to the vacancy in high tribunal last month.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Trial of PCG men for fatal shooting of Taiwan fisher starts

Taiwan government experts along with National Bureau of Investigation personnel are onboard the Philippine Coast Guard's (PCG) patrol boat Maritime Control Surveillance 3001, the patrol boat used by PCG when the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman happened, docked at a pier in Manila on May 28, 2013.   AFP FILE PHOTO

The trial of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) men accused in the shooting death of Taiwanese fisherman Hong Shi Cheng at the Balintang Channel in 2013 has started as the Batanes Regional Trial Court junked their bid to dismiss the charges.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Italian envoy pleads not guilty to child abuse, trafficking raps

AMBASSADOR Daniele Bosio in a photo taken from the official website of the Italian Embassy in Ashgabat.

Italian diplomat Daniele Bosio pleaded not guilty to charges of abuse and trafficking of three Filipino children.

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

12 Chinese convicted of illegal fishing, poaching to be turned over to Palawan court

PHOTO from Bureau of Immmigration website.

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will turn over to the Palawan regional trial court the custody of the 12 Chinese nationals whom the court had sentenced to suffer prison terms ranging from five to 12 years after it found them guilty of illegal fishing and entry.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US envoy vows continued support to PH efforts to stop media killings

US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg: Watching. AFP FILE PHOTO

US Ambassador Philip Goldberg is concerned for the safety of Philippine journalists as well as the lack of convictions in journalists’ murder cases.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »