CSI-like technology coming soon to PNP?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The European Union (EU) is financing some P570 million worth of projects for reforms in the field of Philippine justice and rule of law. Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and EU Ambassador Guy Ledoux led the...

NBI eyes raps vs Coast Guard, BFAR — De Lima

MADRID, June 13 (Mabuhay) — Certain officials of the Philippine Coast Guard face raps for their alleged involvement in the May 9 shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman off the Balintang Channel. This was the recommendation forwarded by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)...

Taipei releases satellite record, rejecting Manila’s claim

TAIPEI, May 21, 2013 (AFP) – Taiwan on Tuesday released a satellite record of the route of a fishing boat fired on by Philippine coastguards, flatly rejecting Manila’s allegations that the boat intruded into Philippine waters. The killing of crew member Hung Shih-cheng, 65,...

Jonas Burgos case among priorities of superbody looking into extra-judicial killings

MANILA, Apr 18 (Mabuhay) – The case of Jonas Burgos, an activist who was picked up by government agents and has gone missing for the past six years, will be one of the priorities of a government “superbody” created to look into extra-judicial killings. Justice Secretary Leila de...

Skeletons found at Ampatuan clan’s properties

By Jason Gutierrez MANILA, February 20, 2011 (AFP) – Investigators have found two apparent murder victims at properties owned by a Muslim clan accused of the Philippines’ worst political massacre, the country’s justice secretary said Sunday. Forensics experts...

Deportees a China-Taiwan issue: Philippines

MANILA, February 16, 2011 (AFP) – A row over 14 Taiwanese deported by the Philippines to China is an issue between Beijing and Taipei and does not involve Manila, a government minister said Wednesday. The Taiwanese were arrested and deported along with 10 Chinese suspects...