Balintang - updates

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SC transfers Balintang shooting case to Manila court

Mar 12, 2015 - 1:18 PM

The High Court also orders the Manila judge to whom the case would be raffled to hear try and decide on the case with dispatch

Witness not sure Taiwanese fisherman shot in Balintang

Nov 26, 2014 - 7:05 PM

Taking the witness stand the fisherman s son tries to casting doubts on the claim of the coast guard officers that the fishermen were poaching in Philippine waters so their boat had to be fired at

Arrest of PCG leader in Balintang shooting sought

Nov 24, 2014 - 10:23 PM

The justice department asks the Batanes court to issue an arrest warrant against PCG Commanding Officer Arnold Enriquez dela Cruz after he failed to show up at the November 24 hearing

Trial of Coast Guard men over Taiwanese death starts Nov 24

Nov 17, 2014 - 7:55 PM

Batanes regional trial court Judge Ramon Barona sets Balintang Channel incident trial after dismissing the motions of 8 PCG personnel to quash the homicide case against them

PCG men in Balintang shooting plead not guilty

Sep 02, 2014 - 8:25 PM

This is after the Batanes Regional Trial Court junked the the move of Philippine Coast Guard members to have their homicide charges dismissed

PCG men in Balintang shooting seek acquittal

Aug 28, 2014 - 12:14 PM

The officers argue there is no proof of Taiwanese national Hong Shih Cheng s death

Coast Guard in Taiwanese fisherman shooting post bail

May 07, 2014 - 8:28 PM

Lawyer Rodrigo Moreno says it took over 3 weeks for the 8 accused to raise the funds needed for their temporary liberty

INSPECTING PCG BOAT. Filipino and Taiwanese investigators inspect the MCS-3001 vessel involved in the death of a Taiwanese fisherman in South Harbor, Manila, Philippines on May 28, 2013. File photo by Susan Corpuz/EPA

Court orders arrest of coastguard men over Balintang incident

Apr 22, 2014 - 1:33 PM

The bail has been set at P40 000 around 900 for the temporary liberty of the 8 suspects

Balintang incident: Coast guards ask DOJ to reverse indictment

Apr 11, 2014 - 3:37 PM

They argue that the death of Taiwanese fisherman Huang Shih Cheng is yet to be established as the NBI medico legal admitted he didn t examine nor see the remains

8 PH coast guards charged for Taiwanese fisherman's death

Apr 03, 2014 - 3:41 PM

Homicide charges have been filed by the DOJ against 8 PH Coast Guard personnel over the death of Taiwanese national Huang Shih Cheng

Taiwanese, Indonesian fishermen rescued off Batanes

Apr 02, 2014 - 4:38 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard rescues Taiwanese and Indonesian fishermen whose vessel ran aground in heavy seas off the northernmost tip of the Philippines

Homicide charges set over Taiwan fisherman's death

Mar 18, 2014 - 3:56 PM

The Department of Justice says 8 Philippine Coast Guard personnel engaged in a conspiracy to kill a Taiwanese

INSPECTING THE PCG BOAT. Filipino and Taiwanese investigators inspect the MCS-3001 vessel involved in the death of a Taiwanese fisherman in South Harbor, Manila, Philippines, 28 May 2013. Photo by Susan Corpuz/EPA

Taiwanese fishermen in Manila for DOJ probe

Sep 09, 2013 - 9:52 AM

The Taiwanese fishermen summoned by the Philippine Department of Justice in connection with the May 9 Balintang Channel incident arrived in Manila Sunday

Photo by Jedwin Llobrera/Rappler

PH summons Taiwan witnesses for fisherman death case

Sep 01, 2013 - 1:43 PM

The DOJ panel investigating the case has issued subpoenas for 3 Taiwan residents coursed through the Manila Economic and Cultural Office

INSPECTING THE PCG BOAT. Filipino and Taiwanese investigators inspect the MCS-3001 vessel involved in the death of a Taiwanese fisherman in South Harbor, Manila, Philippines, 28 May 2013. Photo by Susan Corpuz/EPA