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Inmates split on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla detention in regular prison


A potentially violent split has emerged among maximum security inmates at New Bilibid Prison over the possible arrival of three senators charged with plunder.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Chinese couple who escaped Cavite jail recaptured


A Chinese couple, convicted in a 2008 drug case, was rearrested five months after they escaped the Cavite provincial jail through the help of a robbery syndicate, police said Saturday.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Police see more sinister reason for escape of drug convicts


Police are seeing a resumption of drug manufacturing in the Philippines following the successful gangland-style mission to spring three Chinese drug convicts from a Cavite jail recently.

Posted: March 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Taiwanese drug inmate ‘rescued’


A Taiwanese national, detained at the Cavite provincial jail, for a drug offense was snatched by a still unidentified number of men as he was being transported from the jail facility in Trece Martires City to Imus City in Cavite on Wednesday.

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

Indonesia opening up to prison swaps—report

Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa. AP/Dita Alangkara

Indonesia has hinted at prisoner swap deals with Australia and other countries, with Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa reportedly saying the transfer of people “is a good thing”.

Posted: May 15th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »