Tag: Republic of the Philippines

Duterte Won’t Allow Scrutiny Of Extra-Judicial Killings For Petty Drug Crimes

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president has rejected full public disclosure of details of his administration’s deadly anti-drug crackdown, citing national security. President Rodrigo Duterte said in televised remarks Monday night that divulging confidential information like intelligence about suspects used by law enforcers for drug raids could undermine his administration’s campaign against criminality. Duterte has […]

Philippines Native Threatens To Harm Woman To Get Sex On Cruise Ship Bound For St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man from the Philippines has been charged with threatening injury in order to induce sex from a woman, authorities said. United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands said today that a federal indictment has been handed down charging a Filipino national, Louie Ison Mangampat, 36, […]