April, 2015

April 30th, 2015Newssunnex 0 Comments

MANILA — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a subpoena for the recruiter of Mary Jane Veloso, who is facing a complaint for human trafficking, illegal recruitment and estafa. The subpoena dated April 29, 2015 was issued by Assistant State Prosecutor Susan Azarcon. In the subpoena, the DOJ’s National Prosecution Service ordered Maria Kristina Sergio and live-in partner Julius Lacanilao to appear during the preliminary investigation scheduled on May…

April 29th, 2015Newssunnex 0 Comments

FILIPINO netizens expressed on Wednesday their delight over the delayed execution of Filipino drug convict Mary Jane Veloso in Indonesia.
#MaryJaneLives is the top trending topic discussed on Twitter in the Philippines on Wednesday morning and is still…

CEBU (Updated) — The execution of Filipino drug convict Mary Jane Veloso has been delayed pending a last-minute appeal from the Philippine government, officials said. “We are relieved that the execution of Mary Jane Veloso was not carried out tonight (April 28). The Lord answered our prayers. Thank you,” said Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) spokesman Charles Jose in a press conference early Wednesday. Philippine Ambassador to Indonesia Ma. Lumen…

CILICAP, Indonesia — Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones in a sign that Indonesia will imminently execute eight foreigners and one Indonesian man, despite an international outcry and pleas for mercy. The nine inmates, all convicted on drug charges, were given 72-hour notices over the weekend that they would be executed by a firing squad, prompting a…

PEOPLE must have found their feet itchy, so to speak, as they are keen on travelling or just being somewhere else other than their abodes this season of the year. One, whether or not he or she is a “lumad” (or a native Cebuano or Cebuana), must be considering celebrating summer his or her own way. He or she might want to travel and taste how it is to be…

April 27th, 2015Newssunnex 0 Comments

MANILA — Filipino maid Mary Jane Veloso is now facing imminent execution for drug trafficking charges after an Indonesian court denied her second appeal on Monday. Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose confirmed the development, saying the Sleman District Court based its decision on the Indonesian Supreme Court rule that disallows a second appeal. Veloso is set to be executed by firing squad, along with other drug convicts, on…

April 27th, 2015Column, OpinionThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

By Mike T. Limpag AFTER one typical Saturday night in college, one that ended in early Sunday morning, a couple of kababayans came knocking. It was around 10 a.m. on Sunday when our kababayans came, not to continue the previous night’s escapade, but to hijack our barely 14-inch television. (Read more)

April 27th, 2015OpinionThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

By Earl Blaney FOR a reason I cannot remember, I once found myself in the “family and friends box” of a Korean Basketball Association game played between two teams that were not worth remembering. I do however have one strong memory of that game — a mother of one of the players. The woman was […]

April 27th, 2015Feature, NewsThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

The last time Freddie Roach was on the interstate linking Los Angeles with this boxing capital, he was written up for going 140 mph. Roach will be driving a lot slower Monday as part of a colorful caravan of hundreds of cars heading down Interstate 15 with Manny Pacquiao for his showdown with Floyd Mayweather […]

April 26th, 2015Column, OpinionThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

By Al Mendoza ARE we all here for the money? Is the prick of pride tossed thoroughly to the backburner, if not into the taunting tongues of fire? Where have all the boxing purists gone? The cheapest ticket is fifty thousand bucks. It could be more on f…

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