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John C. Maxwell: Grow today, grow intentionally

Jul 07, 2015 - 9:38 AM

Find your passion Find your strength But most importantly stay consistent

Pacquiao faces lawsuit, 2016 elections, Sudoku | The wRap

May 06, 2015 - 7:58 PM

Manny Pacquiao faces a class action suit Comelec’s Bautista says there will be two public bids for the 2016 elections Singapore’s Prime Minister shares his Sudoku solver code

DFA hits Velosos' claims: We helped Mary Jane

May 01, 2015 - 10:56 PM

We did what we could We were not involved in the creation of the problem Philippine President Benigno Aquino III says

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

Aquino: Fast-track case vs Mary Jane's recruiter

Apr 30, 2015 - 7:08 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima for her part says the National Bureau of Investigation is also trying to get the statements of the other victims

PH mulls new clemency bid for Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 30, 2015 - 3:23 PM

Before deciding on this the Philippines awaits the results of the case to be filed against Mary Jane Veloso s alleged illegal recruiter

'TRAFFICKING VICTIM.' Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, wearing an Indonesian traditional costume, poses during a fashion show to mark Indonesian woman's emancipation Kartini day at Wirogunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on April 21, 2015. Photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Reprieve allows Mary Jane Veloso to testify

Apr 29, 2015 - 12:06 PM

UPDATED The Philippines says the surrender of Maria Kristina Sergio Mary Jane Veloso s alleged illegal recruiter played a big part in Veloso s reprieve

IN SOLIDARITY. Indonesian activists wearing masks depicting Filipino migrant worker Mary Jane Veloso attend a vigil outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 27, 2015. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

PH on Mary Jane Veloso: 'God answered our prayers'

Apr 29, 2015 - 3:29 AM

Mary Jane Veloso s mother Celia says the order to delay her daughter s execution proves that miracles happen

IN SOLIDARITY. Indonesian activists wearing masks depicting Filipino migrant worker Mary Jane Veloso attend a vigil outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 27, 2015. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

Mary Jane Veloso: Don't harm ties with Indonesia

Apr 28, 2015 - 6:54 PM

The 30 year old Filipina tells her family there are many good Indonesians who were her family in the past 5 years

ASEAN NEIGHBORS. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III gets a chance to confer with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during the 26th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 27, 2015. Photo by Gil Nartea

African, 2 others accused of trafficking Mary Jane

Apr 27, 2015 - 6:09 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation says Mary Jane Veloso was a victim of deception and manipulation by her illegal recruiters

TRAFFICKING VICTIM. Mary Jane Veloso is escorted by Indonesian officers during an appeal hearing in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on March 3, 2015. Photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Bilibid drug trade continues despite raids

Jan 12, 2015 - 8:24 PM

Convicted robbery gang leader Herbert Colanggo one of the inmates transferred from the New Bilibid Prison to the National Bureau of Investigation facility also seeks court intervention

ILLEGAL TRADE. National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) operatives inspect the confiscated materials prohibited inside the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa, south of Manila on December 16, 2014. A sex, drugs and bribery scandal at the Philippines' main prison, where a raid uncovered drug lords "living like kings" in luxury cells with stripper bars and jacuzzis, has shocked a country inured to tales of official corruption. File photo by AFP

MRT upgrade, West PH 101, lechon smuggle | The wRap

Jan 06, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Malacanang says MRT and LRT improvements are about to begin The DFA wants the China conflict taught in schools Did VIP inmates use lechon or a roasted pig to smuggle contraband?

Lechon used to smuggle contraband in NBI?

Jan 05, 2015 - 7:12 PM

Inmates detained at the National Bureau of Investigation apparently got cash through two deliveries of lechon

MORE VIOLATIONS. National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) operatives inspect the confiscated materials prohibited inside the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa, south of Manila on December 16, 2014. A sex, drugs and bribery scandal at the Philippines' main prison, where a raid uncovered drug lords "living like kings" in luxury cells with stripper bars and jacuzzis, has shocked a country inured to tales of official corruption. File photo by AFP

DOJ: Transfer to NBI doesn't violate rights of prison VIPs

Dec 17, 2014 - 8:05 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima asks the budget department to fund a separate building inside the national penitentiary s maximum security compound for convicted drug lords

Gov't probes 'destab' angle in foiled NAIA car bomb plot

Sep 02, 2014 - 11:59 AM

The DOJ is mulling the filing of terrorism charges against the suspects in the foiled plot but the AFP does not believe that they belong to a terrorist group

PNoy appoints 4 NBI deputy directors, replaces 2

Mar 13, 2014 - 9:46 PM

The new deputy directors all rose from the ranks Two are appointed to replace sitting officials while the two others replace a retiring and a promoted official

New NBI chief: Low profile, from the field

Jan 16, 2014 - 10:32 AM

3rd UPDATE Virgilio Mendez rose from the ranks and spent many years as an investigator in Mindanao

NEW NBI CHIEF. Virgilio Mendez (center) takes his oath as the new director of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), at the Department of Justice in Manila, 16 Jan 2014. Administering the oath is Justice Sec Leila de Lima (left). Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Nothing final about findings on Sabah standoff – NBI

Jun 05, 2013 - 4:03 PM

NBI clarifies that there is nothing final about its report on the Sabah standoff since it still has to be consolidated with reports from the CIDG and DOJ

NBI submits final report on Sabah standoff

Jun 04, 2013 - 2:42 PM

The report has reached President Aquino who will give the clearance to make the findings public