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Indonesia haze reaches Metro Cebu

Sep 18, 2019 - 8:52 PM

The environment department recommends that residents minimize outdoor activity as air pollution in Cebu City is already above safe levels

HAZE. Haze seen from the North Reclamation Area in Cebu City. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

Haze closes Malaysia schools, sparks fears for Singapore F1

Sep 18, 2019 - 2:19 PM

Illegal fires to clear land for agricultural plantations blaze out of control on Sumatra and Borneo islands. Jakarta deploys thousands of security forces and water-bombing aircraft to tackle them.

HAZE. Motorcyclists drive in Kampar, in Sumatra island's Riau province on September 16, 2019 as the city is blanketed by smoke from fires. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Indonesia fireworks factory fire leaves 23 dead, dozens injured

Oct 26, 2017 - 5:32 PM

A firefighter on the scene says the victims had been burned beyond recognition

RAZED. Indonesian forensic policemen work after a fire disaster in Tangerang Kota, Banten province on October 26, 2017. Photo by Demy Sanjaya/AFP

Indonesian prison fire kills 5 inmates

Mar 26, 2016 - 8:26 PM

A spokesman says angry inmates started the blaze as police entered the prison in search of a wanted inmate

Nueva Ecija court orders arrest of Veloso's recruiters

May 18, 2015 - 5:51 PM

The NBI will present Ma Christina P Sergio and Julius Lacanilao before the trial court judge who will determine where the two will be jailed during the trial

Veloso recruiter offered $40,000 to potential victim

May 16, 2015 - 5:15 PM

The barangay chairman of Talavera Nueva Ecija says Cristina Sergio is not an indigent Yet she is being represented by the Public Attorney s Office which services indigents

A lawyer's call for unity: 'Save all Mary Jane Velosos'

May 06, 2015 - 9:35 AM

Future legal and political campaigns for Filipinos on death row abroad may be modelled or improved upon the SaveMaryJane efforts

The right of Mary Jane Veloso's family to their rage and pain

May 03, 2015 - 2:11 AM

I urge netizens not just to know the full story first – and the story does not merely begin in the hour leading up to Mary Jane Veloso s suspended execution

SLAMMING GOVERNMENT. Celia Veloso, mother of Philippine death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, speaks during a protest near the Philippines' presidential palace to mark Labor Day on May 1, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Mary Jane Veloso's family to Aquino: 'Taumbayan ang tumulong'

May 01, 2015 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED The Velosos are grateful for the overwhelming public support they received during their ordeal in Indonesia when Mary Jane was scheduled to be executed by firing squad

WELCOME HOME. The family emerges at the airport wearing T-shirts printed with these calls: "Justice for Mary Jane! Justice for all migrant workers.”

How the viral petition to save Mary Jane Veloso reached Jokowi

Apr 30, 2015 - 4:44 PM

The SaveMaryJane campaign proves that even in the darkest of hours it is worth holding on to the tiniest inch of hope because a fight to save a person’s life is always a battle worth fighting for

Jokowi on Mary Jane Veloso: I listened to rights groups

Apr 29, 2015 - 10:38 PM

President Jokowi did not only consider President Aquino s last minute appeal for Mary Jane Veloso s life but also human rights activists

President Benigno S. Aquino III and His Excellency Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, share a light moment following their joint press statement at the Reception Hall of the Malacañan Palace during the State Visit to the Philippines on Monday (February 09, 2015). This is President Widodo’s first State Visit to the Philippines. In the spirit of ASEAN solidarity, it is tradition on the part of a new head of state to immediately conduct introductory visits to fellow ASEAN Member States. Indonesia was the Philippines’ 11th largest trade partner in 2013, with total trade amounting to US$3.62billion. The Philippines and Indonesia enjoy excellent bilateral relations and cooperate extensively in numerous areas.