UN to boost Manila’s investigative capacity

THE PHILIPPINE Justice department has invited a forensic expert from the United Nations (UN) to improve local capacity in investigating extrajudicial killings in connection with the government’s war on drugs. In a statement on Sunday, Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin C. Remulla said Morris Tidball-Binz, the UN’s special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, had […]

Police: ICC probe violates Philippine sovereignty

PHILIPPINE police on Monday accused the International Criminal Court (ICC) of violating the country’s sovereignty by reopening its investigation into the government’s deadly war on drugs. The Hague-based tribunal should “give due respect to the judicial processes that we have in our country because we are a sovereign country,” national police chief General Rodolfo S. […]

Rights abuses continue under Marcos, says HRW

HUMAN rights abuses continued in the first six months of Philippine President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s rule, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW). In a global report released on Thursday, the global watchdog said drug war killings, communist tagging and attacks against journalists continue to damage the country’s democratic institutions. “President Marcos has sought to […]

533 new prison officers take oath 

MORE THAN 500 newly-hired officers of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) were sworn into office at the national penitentiary in Muntinlupa City on Thursday.   “While guarding our persons deprived of liberty, you should not be corrupt because you will lose your way if you lose your values,” BuCor Officer-in-Charge Gregorio T. Catapang said during the […]

CleverTap appoints Satyadeep Mishra as Chief Human Resources Officer

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and MUMBAI, India, Dec 19, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – CleverTap, the World’s #1 Retention Cloud today announced the appointment of Satyadeep Mishra as their new Chief Human Resources Officer. He joins from the hospitality-technology platform, OYO where he worked as the Chief Human Resources Officer for its technology, product, […]

Hontiveros calls for tighter interagency, regional cooperation vs human trafficking

A SENATOR on Thursday urged government agencies to strengthen internal coordination as well as enhance cooperation with other southeast Asian countries to address human trafficking after a dozen Filipinos were recently rescued from allegedly illegal Chinese offshore companies operating in Myanmar.    “We need tighter border control in the Philippines to ensure our countrymen are not […]