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DOJ dismisses criminal complaints vs Iglesia heads

Nov 17, 2015 - 10:51 PM

Two resolutions are signed by the Prosecutor General after state prosecutors recommend that Iglesia respondents be absolved

DOJ assigns prosecutor to NAIA for bullet scam victims

Nov 13, 2015 - 7:16 PM

UPDATED A prosecutor at Manila airport terminals will lessen cases where passengers suspected to be victims of the laglag bala scam would be missing their flights

AIRPORT PROSECUTOR. Will assigning a prosecutor at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport help end the laglag-bala scam?

DFA hits Velosos' claims: We helped Mary Jane

May 01, 2015 - 10:56 PM

We did what we could We were not involved in the creation of the problem Philippine President Benigno Aquino III says

SLAMMING GOVERNMENT. Celia Veloso, mother of Philippine death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, speaks during a protest near the Philippines' presidential palace to mark Labor Day on May 1, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Aquino: Fast-track case vs Mary Jane's recruiter

Apr 30, 2015 - 7:08 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima for her part says the National Bureau of Investigation is also trying to get the statements of the other victims

PH mulls new clemency bid for Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 30, 2015 - 3:23 PM

Before deciding on this the Philippines awaits the results of the case to be filed against Mary Jane Veloso s alleged illegal recruiter

'TRAFFICKING VICTIM.' Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, wearing an Indonesian traditional costume, poses during a fashion show to mark Indonesian woman's emancipation Kartini day at Wirogunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on April 21, 2015. Photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Reprieve allows Mary Jane Veloso to testify

Apr 29, 2015 - 12:06 PM

UPDATED The Philippines says the surrender of Maria Kristina Sergio Mary Jane Veloso s alleged illegal recruiter played a big part in Veloso s reprieve

IN SOLIDARITY. Indonesian activists wearing masks depicting Filipino migrant worker Mary Jane Veloso attend a vigil outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 27, 2015. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

PH on Mary Jane Veloso: 'God answered our prayers'

Apr 29, 2015 - 3:29 AM

Mary Jane Veloso s mother Celia says the order to delay her daughter s execution proves that miracles happen

IN SOLIDARITY. Indonesian activists wearing masks depicting Filipino migrant worker Mary Jane Veloso attend a vigil outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 27, 2015. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

Mary Jane Veloso: Don't harm ties with Indonesia

Apr 28, 2015 - 6:54 PM

The 30 year old Filipina tells her family there are many good Indonesians who were her family in the past 5 years

ASEAN NEIGHBORS. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III gets a chance to confer with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during the 26th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 27, 2015. Photo by Gil Nartea

30 cleared in Manila's Harbour Centre Port 'shootout'

Apr 27, 2015 - 8:37 PM

Assistant City Prosecutor Evangelene Narvaez says evidence is vague and bereft of the fact that the suspects planned to attack a major port terminal in Manila

African, 2 others accused of trafficking Mary Jane

Apr 27, 2015 - 6:09 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation says Mary Jane Veloso was a victim of deception and manipulation by her illegal recruiters

TRAFFICKING VICTIM. Mary Jane Veloso is escorted by Indonesian officers during an appeal hearing in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on March 3, 2015. Photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

DOJ seeks transfer of Abu Sayyaf detainees from Zamboanga

Jan 26, 2015 - 7:34 PM

The Zamboanga City mayor has made the request following the discovery of detainees plan to escape from Zamboanga City Reformatory Center

DETAINEES. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima responds to Zamboanga City Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco's request to transfer the ASG detainees to a more secure detention facility in Metro Manila. Rappler file photo

Marawi prosecutor gunned down in broad daylight

May 19, 2014 - 9:19 PM

Prosecutor Saipal Alawi is gunned down on the road while on his way home

8 PH coast guards charged for Taiwanese fisherman's death

Apr 03, 2014 - 3:41 PM

Homicide charges have been filed by the DOJ against 8 PH Coast Guard personnel over the death of Taiwanese national Huang Shih Cheng

Courts urged to tighten security, after assault on prosecutor

Feb 27, 2014 - 6:16 PM

UPDATED Onofre Surat Jr who was being tried for kidnapping for ransom with homicide assaults Fadullon after a guilty verdict is handed down by a Quezon City court

Leila de Lima: 'Why was I singled out?'

Aug 13, 2012 - 2:42 PM

She beat all odds in her career except this race for the highest post in the judiciary