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American paedophile, aged 70, to be deported after Angeles City arrest

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will deport a convicted American paedophile after he was arrested in Angeles City for violating the conditions of his parole. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente confirmed today (Tuesday, August 22) that Ronald Omar Pelletier would be sent back to the United States “for being an undesirable…


US Marine who murdered ladyboy takes fight for freedom to Supreme Court

The US Marine jailed for killing a ladyboy in Subic is taking his fight for freedom the the Supreme Court. Last week the Court of Appeals (CA) threw out Joseph Scott Pemberton’s bid to scrap his conviction for killing transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude in 2014. “We will elevate the resolution…




Microsoft co-founder discovers US warship sunk by Japanese in 1945

Researchers have discovered the lost warship USS Indianapolis, 72 years after the cruiser was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The wreckage was found about three-and-a-half miles below the Philippine Sea, according to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who led the team searching for the ship. The ship was hit in the…



More than 300,000 birds dead as H5 virus spreads beyond Pampanga

Two new cases of bird flu in the Luzon province of Nueva Ecija have claimed the lives of 307,000 birds. The outbreaks in the towns of Jaen and San Isidro come a week after a similar case in the neighbouring province of Pampanga in which 37,000 birds died. Agriculture secretary…




Truckload of slaughtered dogs discovered after traffic accident

Police today (Thursday, August 17) discovered 72 slaughtered dogs in a truck involved in an accident in the town of Imus, Cavite. According to a report on GMA News, the driver of the pick-up fled after colliding with a car on the General Aguinaldo Highway-Daang Hari Road intersection. When the…