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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: Pressing for legal, peaceful and diplomatic solutions. 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 »

P24M illegal drugs intercepted at NAIA since Feb.; gov’t hasn’t nailed smugglers

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

In five months since February this year, the Bureau of Customs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) has intercepted illegal drugs worth P24 million but has not been able to prosecute anybody since senders often use fictitious names and addresses.

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

200 Filipinos tagged as drug mules in China’s jails—PDEA


More than 200 Filipinos are languishing in jails in China for drug-smuggling offenses, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.

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