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QUO VADIS: Judge convicts illegal recruiters of MARY JANE VELOSO

Remember the infamous case of Mary Jane Veloso? The Filipina OFW still languishing in death row in Indonesia for carrying illegal drugs in 2010 who claimed to be a victim of illegal recruiters. Judge Anarica Castillo-Reyes of the Regional Trial Court Branch 88 of Sto. Domingo, Nueva Ecija, this January […]

Quake rocks Yogyakarta of Indonesia at 5.6 magnitude

[flexiblemap title=”Yogyakarta-Indonesia Quake” address=”Yogyakart, Indonesia” region=”South East Asia” directions=”true” width=”100%” height=”250px” zoom=”8″] An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s Yogyakarta Special Region in Java island on Wednesday afternoon. Tremors were also felt in several cities in neighboring province of Central Java. The epicenter, with a depth of […]

DOH advise haze-affected residents to use face mask

The Department of Health is advising the people, particularly the elderly, children and those with asthma or other chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPDs) on ways of coping with the risks of haze now being experienced in some parts of Mindanao. Read more:Indonesian haze worsens, compromise Southern Mindanao air quality DOH […]

Haze from Indonesia wildfires reaches Mindanao

The wildfire smog in neighboring Indonesia has reached Mindanao, creating an atmospheric haze that alarmed residents and airline officials in Cagayan de Oro city. Jose Bodiongan, the airport manager of the Laguindingan airport in Misamis Oriental said on Tuesday that an advise to conduct visual landing was issued Monday after […]

Indonesia stops execution of Mary Jane Veloso – DFA

MANILA, April 29 — OFW Mary Jane Veloso was spared from execution following last minute phone conversation between President Benigno S. Aquino III and Indonesian leader Jokowi Widodo, reports said. The Indonesian government has granted reprieve to Filipino drug convict, who was among the nine prisoners earlier scheduled for execution […]

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DOH advise haze-affected residents to use face mask

The Department of Health is advising the people, particularly the elderly, children and those with asthma or other chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPDs) on ways of coping with the risks of haze now being experienced in some parts of Mindanao. Read more:Indonesian haze worsens, compromise Southern Mindanao air quality DOH […]

Indonesia stops execution of Mary Jane Veloso – DFA

MANILA, April 29 — OFW Mary Jane Veloso was spared from execution following last minute phone conversation between President Benigno S. Aquino III and Indonesian leader Jokowi Widodo, reports said. The Indonesian government has granted reprieve to Filipino drug convict, who was among the nine prisoners earlier scheduled for execution […]

QUO VADIS: Judge convicts illegal recruiters of MARY JANE VELOSO

Remember the infamous case of Mary Jane Veloso? The Filipina OFW still languishing in death row in Indonesia for carrying illegal drugs in 2010 who claimed to be a victim of illegal recruiters. Judge Anarica Castillo-Reyes of the Regional Trial Court Branch 88 of Sto. Domingo, Nueva Ecija, this January […]

Quake rocks Yogyakarta of Indonesia at 5.6 magnitude

[flexiblemap title=”Yogyakarta-Indonesia Quake” address=”Yogyakart, Indonesia” region=”South East Asia” directions=”true” width=”100%” height=”250px” zoom=”8″] An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s Yogyakarta Special Region in Java island on Wednesday afternoon. Tremors were also felt in several cities in neighboring province of Central Java. The epicenter, with a depth of […]

Haze from Indonesia wildfires reaches Mindanao

The wildfire smog in neighboring Indonesia has reached Mindanao, creating an atmospheric haze that alarmed residents and airline officials in Cagayan de Oro city. Jose Bodiongan, the airport manager of the Laguindingan airport in Misamis Oriental said on Tuesday that an advise to conduct visual landing was issued Monday after […]

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Indonesia stops execution of Mary Jane Veloso – DFA

MANILA, April 29 — OFW Mary Jane Veloso was spared from execution following last minute phone conversation between President Benigno S. Aquino III and Indonesian leader Jokowi Widodo, reports said. The Indonesian government has granted reprieve to Filipino drug convict, who was among the nine prisoners earlier scheduled for execution […]

Haze from Indonesia wildfires reaches Mindanao

The wildfire smog in neighboring Indonesia has reached Mindanao, creating an atmospheric haze that alarmed residents and airline officials in Cagayan de Oro city. Jose Bodiongan, the airport manager of the Laguindingan airport in Misamis Oriental said on Tuesday that an advise to conduct visual landing was issued Monday after […]

DOH advise haze-affected residents to use face mask

The Department of Health is advising the people, particularly the elderly, children and those with asthma or other chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPDs) on ways of coping with the risks of haze now being experienced in some parts of Mindanao. Read more:Indonesian haze worsens, compromise Southern Mindanao air quality DOH […]

Quake rocks Yogyakarta of Indonesia at 5.6 magnitude

[flexiblemap title=”Yogyakarta-Indonesia Quake” address=”Yogyakart, Indonesia” region=”South East Asia” directions=”true” width=”100%” height=”250px” zoom=”8″] An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s Yogyakarta Special Region in Java island on Wednesday afternoon. Tremors were also felt in several cities in neighboring province of Central Java. The epicenter, with a depth of […]

QUO VADIS: Judge convicts illegal recruiters of MARY JANE VELOSO

Remember the infamous case of Mary Jane Veloso? The Filipina OFW still languishing in death row in Indonesia for carrying illegal drugs in 2010 who claimed to be a victim of illegal recruiters. Judge Anarica Castillo-Reyes of the Regional Trial Court Branch 88 of Sto. Domingo, Nueva Ecija, this January […]