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May 2015



Puerto Galera Council Declares Dutch National ‘Persona Non Grata’

PUERTO GALERA, Oriental Mindoro – A Dutch national has been declared ‘persona non grata’ after he posted photographs on Facebook of the uncollected garbage along a major shoreline in Puerto Galera. The known resort town’s Sanggunian Bayan has declared him as ‘unwelcome’ after he tagged the town as “Puerto Basura”…


Spanish, French and Singapore firms compete for wharf project in Davao

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A controversial wharf project in Davao City has caught the attention and bidding of several foreign countries. The estimated 19-billion peso project at Sasa Wharf  has gained the attention of French, Spanish and Singaporean countries in a bidding war that is sure to gain steam in…





Four Koreans arrested in Cebu City for offering sex tours

  Four Korean men have been arrested in Cebu City for involvement in a sex tourism racket in the city. The four were questioned for their part in the sex tourism industry. Charged for human trafficking were Wongun Ji, Jung Hyun Kim, Dong Jun Lee and Gangil Jeung. Lawyers for the…