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Bribe lands Chinese in jail

A 63-year-old Chinese tourist, Yu Xin Jie, yesterday found himself in deeper trouble when he allegedly tried to bribe no less than the deputy chief of police of Makati City. Staying at Lancaster Hotel in Manila, Yu was accosted by Makati policemen led by chief of police Senior Supt. Rogelio Simon and deputy chief Chief […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneJan 12th, 2019

Ex-immigration execs in Jack Lam bribery case detained

MANILA, Philippines – Two former deputy immigration commissioners were put in jail Tuesday, April 10, for the plunder charges they are facing in relation to the bribe they allegedly received in exchange for freeing undocumented Chinese nationals in November 2016.  Al Argosino and Michael Robles, formerly with the Bureau ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Twitter-happy Trump to enter China’s Great Firewall

US President Donald Trump has tweeted energetically throughout his Asian tour so far, but in China he will likely be one of a select few to skirt the country's ban on his cherished website. The Twitter-happy president has fired off a slew of posts -- on both domestic and international issues -- since he started his trip in Japan and moved on to South Korea on Tuesday. But when he lands in China on Wednesday, Trump will enter the so-called "Great Firewall" of online censorship that monitors people's internet habits and blocks websites such as Twitter, Facebook and Google. Chinese can face fines or even jail time for unfavorable social media posts. Authorities have further tig...Keep on reading: Twitter-happy Trump to enter China’s Great Firewall.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2017

Top Huawei executive cites health issues in Canada bail request

MONTREAL, Canada – A top executive with Chinese telecom giant Huawei argued in court documents released on Sunday, December 9, that she should be released on bail from her Canadian jail while waiting possible extradition to the United States. In a sworn affidavit, Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou said that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Scammer lands in jail

HOUSTON— A woman has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for scamming star athletes out of millions of dollars by claiming to be an Ivy League university-trained financial adviser and money manager. A federal judge in Houston on Wednesday also ordered Peggy Ann Fulford to pay almost $5.8 million in restitution to her […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

2 former gov t employees convicted of graft for land scam

MANILA, Philippines – The  Sandiganbayan 4th Division  found two former government employees guilty of graft for a land scam, with a jail sentence of 6 to 10 years. Saidona Abas, from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Soccsksargen, and Benigno Daga, geodetic engineer of the then-Bureau of Lands (now Land Management ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

Chinese billionaire briefly arrested in U.S.

WASHINGTON, USA –  Chinese e-commerce billionaire Liu Qiangdong – also known as Richard Liu – was briefly arrested in the midwestern US city of Minneapolis over allegations of criminal sexual conduct, authorities said. Records from Hennepin County Jail showed Liu, founder and CEO of Chinese online retail giant JD.com, was arrested ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Video: Plane crash lands, engine tears off in Manila

Thousands of air travellers faced delays on Friday after a Chinese airliner skidded off the runway at the airport in the Philippine capital, disrupting more than 200 flights as authorities struggle.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

Chinese passenger jet crash-lands at Manila airport

The airline confirmed in a statement on Chinese social media that the plane 'experienced a runway excursion while landing at Manila Airport at 23:55 Beijing time,' Business Insider report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Chinese plane lands on belly at NAIA, passengers safe

A plane from China’s Xiamen Airlines landed on its belly at the NAIA. Chinese plane lands on belly at NAIA, passengers safe A plane from China’s Xiamen Airlines landed on its belly on Thursday night at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Source link: Chinese plane lands on belly at NAIA, passengers safe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Chinese Boeing 737 crash-lands at Manila airport

By Benjamin Zhang/businessinsider.com – A Xiamen Airlines jet crashed while landing at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday evening. “On August 16, 2018, Xiamen Airlines Flight MF8667 from Xiamen to Manila experienced a runway excursion while landing at Manila Airport at 23:55 Beijing time,” Xiamen Airlines said in a Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Chinese plane lands again in Davao City

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Sunday confirmed the landing of a Chinese military transport plane in Davao City, saying there was coordination with the Department of National Defense (DND)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Chinese military aircraft lands again in Davao to refuel

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 June) — The Chinese military aircraft Ilyushing Il-76 which landed here on June 8 to refuel en route to New Zealand made an almost two-hour layover at the Davao International Airport on Saturday on its way back to China. Major Ezra Balagtey, Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) public information officersaid the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

Chinese aircraft lands at Davao airport Saturday — report

The Philippine Air Force reportedly confirmed the landing of Chinese aircraft at Davao City Airport Saturday noon......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Shabu lands jail officer, wife in jail

MACO, Compostela Valley, June 20 (PIA) -Davao region's most wanted drug suspect and his wife were arrested on June 6 during a raid here, Governor Jayvee Tyron Uy said. Arrested in a house in Barangay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Philippines takes ‘diplomatic action’ after China lands bombers in South China Sea

The Philippines is taking "appropriate diplomatic action" to assert its claims in the South China Sea after Chinese bombers landed on islands and reefs in the disputed region, the foreign ministry in Manila said on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

China lands aircraft on another PH reef

A Chinese military aircraft has landed on the last of three airstrips it had built at the disputed Spratly Islands, at a reef claimed by the Philippines that is close to an island occupied by Filip.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Shabu lands actor Julio Diaz in jail

MALOLOS CITY---Actor Julio Diaz had just completed clinical rehabilitation for substance abuse that was sponsored by fellow actor and now Bulacan Vice Gov. Daniel Fernando, after he went through some tough times.   But the treatment apparently was not successful.   The 59-year-old actor (whose real name is Mariano Calonge de Leon) was arrested at dawn on Friday with 12 grams of "shabu" (crystal meth) during a drug buy-bust operation at Barangay Langka in Meycauayan City, one of a dozen overnight antidrug sweeps in Bulacan province that left 13 suspects dead.   Diaz's driver, Ronald Gomez, 35, also was arrested after they allegedly sold a sachet of sha...Keep on reading: Shabu lands actor Julio Diaz in jail.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2018

Duterte sells Chico River to China

BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera People’s Alliance (CPA) called P3.135-billion (US $62.09 million) loan agreement for the Chico River Pump Irrigation Project (PIP) that President Rodrigo Duterte secured from the Chinese government last April 10 during his recent visit to China “the latest sell out” of the country’s resources and ancestral lands to foreign investors......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

Plunder filed vs ex-BI execs

PLUNDER cases have been filed against former Bureau of Immigration (BI) deputy commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles, as well as retired police general Wenceslao Sombero Jr., for allegedly receiving bribe money from Macau tycoon Jack Lam in 2016 in exchange for the release of illegal Chinese workers. The Sandiganbayan’s Fourth Division will handle the [...] The post Plunder filed vs ex-BI execs appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 29th, 2018

P1-B bribe won’t save drug lord – ‘Bato’

PHILIPPINE National Police chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. dela Rosa yesterday said that even a P1 billion bribe from a drug lord would not weaken his will to put him in jail for life. He joked that he would kill anyone who would dare give him the bribe “in….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018