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Palparan seeks transfer to Manila cell


Retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. again asked the Bulacan Regional Trial Court (RTC) to transfer him to a safer detention facility during his pretrial on Monday for kidnapping and serious illegal detention charges, in connection with the disappearance of two University of the Philippines (UP) students in 2006.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Pussy Riot say no place for Putin at G20

A protester is arrested during a demonstration in front of the Russian consulate in support of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 in New York. A Russian judge found three members of the provocative punk band guilty of hooliganism on Friday, in one of the most closely watched cases in recent Russian history. AP FILE PHOTO

The two best known members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot Saturday called on Australia to withdraw its invitation to President Vladimir Putin to attend this year’s G20 summit.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Who’s next after Palparan?


While keeping mum on who will be arrested next among high-profile fugitives, President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday said continued success was expected.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Capalla slay case: Rap junked

Romeo Capalla

The murder complaint against the suspects in the killing of fair trade executive Romeo Capalla has been trashed amid an outcry of international fair trade groups against the failure of law enforcement agencies to solve his killing.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Human rights group wants ‘trumped-up charges’ vs indigenous people leader dropped


A human rights group on Sunday insisted that the ‘trumped-up charges’ filed against an indigenous people (IP) leader who was arrested and later released on bail Saturday should be dropped.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »