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  1. Press fund launched to find journalists' killers

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... dangerous places for journalists. The unwelcome international attention prompted Mrs Arroyo to summon her top security officials and the heads of private business groups to an anti-crime summit at the weekend. She hinted at stiffer penalties for anyone using a firearm when committing a crime. There are an estimated 450,000 unregistered firearms in the Philippines, despite several government ...

  2. Law a breath of fresh air for Arroyo and Estrada

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Dante Jimenez, chairman of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption, accused Mrs Arroyo of succumbing to church pressure in getting the measure 'railroaded like a bullet train... we ... in her political plans by persuading her to run in the 2004 polls. Sources said Manila was trying to arrange a papal meeting. As for Estrada, he faces the death penalty if convicted of the crime ...

  3. Police shoot businessman mistaken as a carjacker

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... 'It's not just sorry. They could be repeating this over and over again.' Anti-crime group Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption said it would help the businessman pursue his case against ...

  4. Death-row clemency stirs anger

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Dismayed anti-crime crusaders and kidnap victims have condemned as politically motivated President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's move to commute the death sentence ... at shoring up her shaky support with the powerful Catholic Church. Prominent anti-crime crusader Teresita Ang-See echoed this view. Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita denied it was a concession ...

  5. Broadcaster held after his wife shot dead

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... remained a suspect in the case. Police said Failon was being held for allegedly tampering with the crime scene. Superintendent Gerardo Ratuita, who headed the crime investigation team, said ...

  6. Arroyo is fake leader, says general in videotape

    Posted Jul 05th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... General Reyes who is now in Mrs Arroyo's cabinet, should be charged as well because, he insisted, 'a crime is a crime is a crime'. Mr Biazon's views pose a dilemma ...

  7. Arroyo case 'a dirty-money test'

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... for the council to react. Mr Mahusay said he handled transactions worth more than 1 billion pesos - making it a crime of plunder, which the law covers. ...

  8. Leader is accused of using road funds to win backers

    Posted Aug 24th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... to dissuade them from backing Mrs Arroyo's impeachment. Among the crimes the president is accused of is disbursing up to 6 billion pesos from the road users' tax to hire street sweepers who ...

  9. Arrest warrant bid on Boracay murders

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Footprint at scene is central to case against suspect Philippine prosecutors will today seek an arrest warrant for a German national over his alleged involvement in the murder of three Hong Kong businessmen and a housekeeper last year, judicial sources say. A bloody footprint at the crime scene is central to the case to be made against Uwe Friesl over the murder ...

  10. Presidential candidate calls Arroyo corrupt

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... official eight years ago. Lacson, who is awaiting possible arrest for this non-bailable crime, warned yesterday: 'I am now tempted to fight this kind of judicial politics on my own terms ...




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