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Trader in wildlife trafficking freed


The Chinese-Filipino trader arrested by authorities for a 2011 case of trafficking marine species has been released after paying a P4,000 bail bond.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Breaking the child-trafficking cycle

GENERAL Santos City social welfare officer Rebecca Magante shares recent experiences in handling child-trafficking cases. MA. CECILIA RODRIGUEZ/CONTRIBUTOR

It was the accidental discovery of a child-trafficking syndicate in General Santos City that made chief social worker Rebecca Magante think deeply about the urgency of her duty.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »

NBI nabs British woman on suspicion of trafficking


Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Friday afternoon arrested a 65-year-old British woman who was suspected of illegally detaining five children in her house in Barangay (village) Aningway in Subic town in Zambales province.

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

We’re going after sex offenders, says Palace

The Interagency Commission Against Trafficking—composed of scores of government and law enforcement agencies—has been tasked to rid the country of a pedophile ring victimizing minors, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma said on Thursday.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Indian maid, 11, tortured with chillies—police


Indian police have arrested a trader for allegedly torturing an 11-year-old maid who was forced to eat chillies which were also rubbed on her body, an official said Monday, in the latest abuse of domestic servants.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »