PH to Indonesia: Use Mary Jane as state witness in case vs drug rings 28-Apr-15, 11:21 AM | Marlene Alcaide, News5 and Radyo ng Bayan | Interaksyon.com
Pinoy DNA expert was stopped from probe of Laude murder as US NCIS took over crime scene 28-Apr-15, 8:59 AM | Ruben A. Veloria, Philippines News Agency
Mary Jane, 8 others in isolation cells awaiting execution 28-Apr-15, 12:11 PM | Fergus Jensen and Jane Wardell, Reuters
10 reminders from POEA to avoid illegal recruitment 28-Apr-15, 8:26 AM | InterAksyon.com
VIDEO| How Indonesia executes convicts by firing squad 28-Apr-15, 6:45 AM | Cheryl Cosim, News5
PHOTOS | Vigils held around the world, Manny Pacquiao joins pleas for Veloso's life 27-April-15, 09:08 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com READ MORE
Veloso recruiter surrenders to Ecija police, says she fears death threats 28-Apr-15, 2:09 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com UPDATE3, 4:26 P.M.-Saying she feared for her life, the recruiter of Filipino worker Mary Jane Veloso, whom she blames for setting her up to be a drug mule after promising her a job as a maid in Malaysia, has surrendered to authorities, just hours before Veloso's possible execution in Indonesia.
PH to Indonesia: Use Mary Jane as state witness in case vs drug rings 28-Apr-15, 11:21 AM | Marlene Alcaide, News5 and Radyo ng Bayan | Interaksyon.com (UPDATE - 1:50 p.m.) President Aquino talks to the Indonesian foreign minister regarding a proposal to make Mary Jane Veloso state witness against international drug syndicates, in a move that the Philippines says will boost the two ASEAN neighbors' common interest to fight the scourge.
PHOTOS | Vigils held around the world, Manny Pacquiao joins pleas for Veloso's life 27-Apr-15, 9:08 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com From people as diverse as Manny Pacquiao to One Billion Rising founder Eve Ensler, expressions of empathy and sympathy were strong across the globe for the plight of overseas Filipino worker Mary Jane Veloso, who was convicted of drug smuggling in Indonesia, but says she was set up by a recruiter.
BREAKING NEWS as of 28-Apr-15, 6:00 PM Decision to execute foreigners sets Indonesia apartMary Jane: Don't do anything to rock Philippine-Indonesia ties'MAY DEATH THREAT DAW'| Recruiter ni Veloso, sumuko sa Nueva Ecija policeNancy Binay: Mary Jane's case should spark greater assistance to distressed OFWsVeloso recruiter surrenders to Ecija police, says she fears death threatsLP executive: UNA win will be punishment for the nationUnion presidents and casuals unite, demand junking of DOLE order on contractualizationLet's Get Ready to Rumble! 15 Best Places to Watch the Pacquiao-Mayweather Fight of the CenturyChurch group asks Widodo to 'consider logic, truth' in Veloso casePhilippine stock index barely holds above 7,900 amid sellingArthaland execs dragged in estafa case vs. former officials of shuttered Export BankStones thrown at TPLEx motoristsMary Jane, 8 others in isolation cells awaiting executionNetizens tweet Widodo: 'Have mercy on Mary Jane'South Korean president expresses 'regrets' over bribery scandal
Philippine stock index barely holds above 7,900 amid selling Decliners outnumbered advancers, 96 to 60.
Arthaland execs dragged in estafa case vs. former officials of shuttered Export Bank According to PDIC, the EIB and Arthaland executives misappropriated the funds of the shuttered bank.
February imports grow at fastest clip in more than a year The 11.2 percent growth last February was the fastest since the 24.7 percent in January last year.
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Chinese actions 'may undermine peace' in S. China Sea - ASEAN 27-Apr-15, 8:16 AM | Agence France-Presse Chinese island-building efforts "may undermine peace, security, and stability" in the disputed South China Sea, said a statement by Southeast Asian leaders meeting for a summit on Monday.
JONAS BURGOS, 8 YEARS | 'End our suffering of not knowing' - Edita to PNoy 28-Apr-15, 10:01 AM | Edita Burgos, mother of Jonas Burgos Today, April 28, 2015, marks the eighth year since activist Jonas Burgos, son of press freedom icon Jose Burgos Jr., was abducted from a Quezon City mall. His mother writes President Benigno Aquino III.
Japan can now deploy forces if US threatened under new defense cooperation rules 28-Apr-15, 9:27 AM| Jo Biddle and Dan De Luce, Agence France-Presse The United States and Japan unveiled new rules for defense cooperation Monday in a historic move that will give Japanese forces a wider global role amid concerns over China's rising sway.
Netizens tweet Widodo: 'Have mercy on Mary Jane' 28-Apr-15, 11:56 AM| Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Despite the impending execution of Filipinas Mary Jane Veloso, which could happen as early as Tuesday afternoon, netizens have refused to give up hope and continue to flood the Twitter account of Indonesian President Joko Widodo with pleas for mercy.
10 reminders from POEA to avoid illegal recruitment 28-Apr-15, 8:26 AM| InterAksyon.com With the looming execution of Mary Jane Veloso, 30-year-old mother of two who was a victim of human trafficking, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration re-released its 10 reminders against illegal recruitment.
'Migrant smuggling in Asia increasingly complex and dynamic' - UN 28-Apr-15, 8:49 AM| InterAksyon.com The United Nations said the smuggling of migrants has become a 'significant threat to Asia,' with the illicit trade 'leading to deaths and human rights abuses' even as it rakes in an estimated $2 billion a year for criminal groups.
LP executive: UNA win will be punishment for the nation 28-Apr-15, 2:07 PM| Lira Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Caloocan Representative Edgar Erice of the Liberal Party's political affairs and suffrage cluster says: 'If God will punish us, He will give us UNA, but if he will bless us, He will give us Mar-Poe.'
HISTORY | Why should the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade Route be on World Heritage List? 28-Apr-15, 10:35 AM| InterAksyon.com The Philippines and Mexico are pushing to put the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade Route on the World Heritage List and gave several compelling arguments.
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