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Court asked to put Pemberton in regular jail, allow media coverage


MANILA, Philippines—Relatives of slain Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude asked the Olongapo Regional Trial Court to transfer Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton to a regular jail and to make the trial open to the media. In its urgent motion filed Friday, Marilou Laude said the Philippines should have primary jurisdiction over Pemberton. Based on the […]

Posted: December 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories | Read More »

Protesters storm US embassy, demand junking of VFA, Edca

US embassy rally

Police blocked protesters on Tuesday as they try to penetrate the embassy of the United States of America along Roxas Boulevard in Manila.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Olongapo pupils cheer PH, US troops in Carat

PUPILS welcomed the US Marines and sailors with cheers. They also took pictures and asked for  autographs of their visitors. ALlAN MACATUNO/ INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Grade school pupils from Sta. Rita Elementary School here on Friday sang, danced, and played games with Filipino and American soldiers involved in this year’s Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (Carat).

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Olongapo to suffer brownouts

Residents will have to bear with a sweltering Tuesday due to a scheduled 11-hour power outage, according to the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP).

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Olongapo declares state of calamity


The city of Olongapo was placed under a state of calamity Monday due to floods triggered by incessant rains since Sunday evening.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »