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Veloso family unable to visit Mary Jane on 33rd birthday

Jan 10, 2018 - 4:14 PM

The Veloso couple says they were not permitted by the Department of Foreign Affairs

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. The Veloso family lights a birthday cake for the 33rd birthday of detained migrant worker Mary Jane Veloso. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Mary Jane Veloso's birthday wish: 'Hear my testimony in court'

Jan 10, 2018 - 11:42 AM

January 10 marks trafficking victim Mary Jane Veloso’s 33rd birthday - the 8th time she’s celebrating it behind bars

MARY JANE. Cesar (2L) and Celia Veloso, (L) parents of Filipina drug convict facing execution in Indonesia, hold a candle light vigil in front of Quiapo church in Manila on September 8, 2016, ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte's working visit to Indonesia. Photo by Ted Aljibe/Rappler

Italy rescues 480 migrants, recovers 7 dead

May 14, 2017 - 5:16 PM

The migrants attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa

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Sep 30, 2016 - 9:16 PM

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Duterte: I'm being portrayed as a 'cousin of Hitler'

Sep 30, 2016 - 1:44 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte draws parallels between Hitler s annihilation of 3 million Jews and his controversial campaign against drugs

President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo from Malacanang PPD

'Rohingya issue needs careful handling' – Aung San Suu Kyi

Jun 18, 2015 - 12:37 AM

But pro democracy icon and Nobel peace laureate Suu Kyi who became a beacon of hope during decades of house arrest under the military junta has been accused of failing to speak up for the country s powerless

ROHINGYA MATTERS. Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to media representatives as she leaves after Myanmar's Union Parliament regular assembly in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 26 March 2015. Photo by Lynn Bo Bo/EPA