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Pemberton must show up Tuesday–De Lima

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The USS Peleliu at Subic Bay where US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton (inset) is reportedly held until the investigation of the US soldier’s involvement in the killing of a Filipino transgender in Olongapo City is done. AP/INSET PHOTO FROM PEMBERTO’S FACEBOOK ACCOUNT

US Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton has no reason not to appear in Tuesday’s preliminary investigation of the killing of transgender Filipino Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude at the Olongapo City Prosecutor’s Office, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Monday.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

De Lima: US Marine linked in transgender slay must personally attend preliminary probe


Government prosecutors will insist that the US military man accused of killing a Filipina transgender should personally appear on Tuesday’s preliminary investigation.

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

Santiago asks DOJ: Allow transgender slay witnesses to attend Senate probe


Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago asked Justice Secretary Leila de Lima Monday to allow two witnesses in the brutal killing of transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude to appear before the Senate.

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

Recruitment agency loses license, another suspended for violations

Philippine Overseas Labor Employment office. Photo from  www.poea.gov.ph

For misrepresentation and engaging in human trafficking activities, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has cancelled the license of Non-Stop Employment Corp., a recruitment agency based in Ermita, Manila.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Photo of woman in alleged extortion of Saudi nationals out


The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has released the photo of a certain “Arlene” or “Darlene” who allegedly belonged to a group that extorted money from Saudi nationals arrested for human trafficking.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »