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Aust academic detained in the Philippines

The lawyer for an Australian academic and human rights activist who has been detained in the Philippines has urged the government let him stay in Manila for the sake of his health. Professor Gill B.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsAug 10th, 2018

Aust activist, 84, due back from Manila

An 84-year-old Australian human rights activist who spent six nights detained at an international airport in the Philippines is due to arrive in Sydney. NSW professor Gill Boehringer will arrive on.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Aust activist, 84, due back from Manila

An 84-year-old Australian human rights activist who spent six nights detained at an international airport in the Philippines is due to arrive in Sydney. NSW professor Gill Boehringer will arrive on Source link link: Aust activist, 84, due back from Manila.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Aust activist remains at Manila airport

An 84-year-old Australian human rights activist remains detained at Manila's international airport, nearly a week after he was first barred from entering the Philippines. NSW professor Gill Bo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

84yo Aust activist detained in Philippines

An 84-year-old Australian activist has been detained in the Philippines after being 'blacklisted' because he attended a rally in the country nearly three years ago. The Bureau of Immigrat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

De Lima calls on Senate to investigate Michael Yang

MANILA, Philippines – Detained Senator Leila de Lima said on Friday, October 19, that there must be a full-blown congressional investigation into Michael Yang, a Chinese national who reportedly has close ties to Malacañang.  De Lima particularly wants the Senate to look ........»»

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De Lima wants judge out of her case due to bias

MANILA, Philippines – The trial of detained Senator Leila de Lima has moved at a slow pace since she was arrested and jailed February 2017, and it’s not about to move faster after the senator asked a Muntinlupa judge to inhibit herself from the case. De Lima ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

AMA University pioneers BS Cybersecurity Program in the PH

, pioneered a solution to the digital dilemma by developing a formal training and academic program in cybersecurity in the Philippines, which aims to produce professionals who are capable of preven.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

De Lima denounces media ban in court hearings

MANILA, Philippines – Detained Senator Leila de Lima denounced the decision of Philippine National Police and court officials to ban media coverage of her court hearings. De Lima said it is a "gross violation" of the constitutional right to a free press, right of the public to be informed, and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

COMMENTARY: Albayalde should protect the integrity and academic freedom of our universities

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 08 Oct) — As the National Convention of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) was in session, PNP (Philippine National Police) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde attacked 18 public and private Universities alleging that teachers were “instigating” students “to go against government.” He also alleged that communists were recruiting […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

AMLC report can be used vs Jinggoy Estrada – SC

MANILA, Philippines – The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) report implicating former senator Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada in allegedly receiving millions through the 2013 pork barrel scam can be used as evidence against him, the Supreme Court (SC) said Sunday, October 7. The SC, in an 11-page resolution, dismissed as "moot and academic"  Estrada's petition ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Eight unregistered Koreans detained in Philippines

Eight unregistered Koreans have been detained in the Philippines as the nation's immigration office cracks downs on foreigners living there illegally. According to Korea's Ministry of For.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Palparan to be transferred to New Bilibid Prison on Oct. 3 – AFP chief

Retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. will finally be transferred to the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) on Wednesday, Oct. 3, Malacaang said Monday. According to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, confirmed to him that Palparan, who is currently detained at Camp Aguinaldo, would be transferred at the NBP on Oct. 3. "Sir, accordingly this coming Wednesday," Roque quoted Galvez as saying. Palparan was found guilty by Judge Alexander Tamayo of the Malolos Regional Trial Court for the kidnapping and serious illegal detention University of the Philippines students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeo in 2006. /a...Keep on reading: Palparan to be transferred to New Bilibid Prison on Oct. 3 – AFP chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Filipino detainee missing after Indonesia earthquake, tsunami

MANILA, Philippines – A Filipino detained at the Bureau of Corrections in Palu, Indonesia, is missing after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake and tsunami killed more than 800 people in the Philippines' neighboring country. The detainee, who remains unidentified, was the only Filipino in Palu when the twin disasters took place ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Palace dismisses International People s Tribunal as sham proceeding

A sultan from Marawi and the daughters of detained National Democratic Front of the Philippines would be among those to testify on the alleged rights violations of the Duterte administration before the International People’s Tribunal in Brussels, Belgium......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Mothers of abducted UP students want to see Palparan in jail

The mothers of the two University of Philippines students, who disappeared in 2006, demanded on Monday that former Major General Jovito Palparan be detained in jail, and not in an army custodial center. While they welcomed the conviction of Palparan for two counts of kidnapping with serious illegal detention, the mothers of abducted University of the Philippines students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeno, said they want to see Palparan "rot" in jail. "Not in a military camp, not in some special detention. We want him in jail, like any other criminal. Let him rot in jail," said a statement issued by Karapatan human rights group, quoting the victims' mothers. "We are only two of th...Keep on reading: Mothers of abducted UP students want to see Palparan in jail.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Senate detains Customs intel officer for lying in P6.8-B smuggled shabu hearing

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate has detained a Bureau of Customs intelligence officer over his supposed false testimony during the blue ribbon committee hearing on the P6.8-billion worth of smuggled shabu. (READ:  How P6.8-B 'shabu' slipped past PNP, PDEA, Customs ) Senate President Vicente Sotto III confirmed the detention of Jimmy Guban of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Philippines detains 34 Chinese men for working illegally

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines detained 34 Chinese men for working illegally at a construction site in Pasay City, after they allegedly arrived as tourists then got employed as construction workers without securing work permits. The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said on Thursday, September 6, that it ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

SC denies again De Lima’s request to attend oral arguments on ICC

THE High Court dismissed detained Senator Leila De Lima’s motion for reconsideration regarding her petition to attend the oral arguments of the Philippines’ exit from the International Criminal Court (ICC). This as minority solons have petitioned for the incarcerated senator to argue via audio feed. The post SC denies again De Lima’s request to attend oral arguments on ICC appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Minority senators to SC: Allow video conference for De Lima in ICC case

MANILA, Philippines – Minority senators asked the Supreme Court (SC) to allow detained Senator Leila de Lima to use video and audio conference to participate in the oral arguments on the country's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). The minority bloc – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, senators Francis Pangilinan, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Was it dark or not where Kian was killed? Cop testifies

MANILA, Philippines – A policeman detained and charged in the murder of 17-year-old Kian delos Santos  took the witness stand  on Thursday, August 23, to offer his version of the story, but the prosecution believes the testimony proves the cop is lying. Police Officer 1 (PO1) Jeremias Pereda, one of the 3 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018