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Great-grandmother arrested after exploiting children in “cyberporn den”

TAGUIG CITY, Philippines – A cyberporn den business run by a family has been raided in Taguig City. With the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the NGO group International Justice Mission, the National Bureau of Investigation arrested a great-grandmother and her four granddaughters for running the porn…


Wife of British National Robbed of P200k in Jewelry

HIMAMAYLAN, Negros Occidental – The wife of a British national has been robbed of P200,000 in jewelry from their home in Greenland Subdivision, Barangay 4, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental this past Wednesday. Police say the robbers entered the house of Mila Britton by breaking the exterior window and carting away…



Swedish National Found Lifeless in Cebu City Hotel

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A Swedish national was found dead inside his Cebu City hotel room on Pelaez St. yesterday morning.  65-year-old Bengt Sandberg was discovered in his room at 6:30 a.m. with a rope tied around his neck. An investigation into the matter showed no signs of struggle were…


American National Arrested in Benguet in Hot Water Over Drug Charges

ITOGON, Benguet – An American national who was originally arrested for Malicious Mischief and Unjust Vexation is now in bigger trouble after his landlords cleared his belongings out from his rented home in the town of Itogon, Benguet, just outside of Baguio City.  Francis Capra had been charged with the…


Int. Criminal Court’s Prosecutor Warns PH Authorities Over Killings

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – (AP) –  The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said Thursday that she is “deeply concerned” about reports of extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and users in the Philippines. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda also said that statements by “high officials” in the Asian nation “seem to condone…



Gunmen who shot Dutchman left sign suggesting he was a paedophile

A Dutchman was killed by a riding-in-tandem on Monday in the town of Manticao, Misamis Oriental. Robertus Carolus Maria Van Der Ploeg, aged 59, is believed to have arrived in the town just a week before his killing. An investigation into the incident show the riding-in-tandem duo shot the Dutchman twice…


Abu Sayyaf Member Arrested in Quezon City

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – A member of the notorious group Abu Sayyaf was hiding out in Quezon City and was arrested on Saturday under a warrant for arrest. Taken into custody was Amin Aklam, a hardened ASG member – he was arrested at 104 Cotabato St, Barangay Culiat, QC –…


161 Drug Induced Cops ‘May’ Face Dismissal

MANILA, Philippines – A total of 161 police officers who tested positive for illegal drugs and are now facing administrative charges which “may” eventually lead to their dismissal from the service. In a press release at Camp Crame, the Philippine National Police director Sr. Supt. Faustino Manzanilla told the those…