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‘Torture video’ puts military in a spot

‘Torture video’ puts military in a spot

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End of contract: The BPO industry in crisis (This article was first published in print in issue 25 of the Philippine Collegian on 08 February 2012.) by John Toledo Artwork by Nico Villarete WikiLeaks document claims uranium smuggled out of PH MANILA, Philippines?A smuggling incident involving uranium, a nuclear material, took place in the Philippines in 2007, according to a cable from the US Embassy in London that was released by the online whistle-blower WikiLeaks. Quoting an unidentified source, the "unclassified" embassy memo said the nuclear material "formerly belonged to the US." The same embassy source had allegedly "worked with divers in the Philippines previously and was recently contacted by them with information that they had found five to six uranium bricks at an underwater wreck."

Estrada slams use of stars in campaign -, Philippin DAGUPAN CITY, Philippines?The gloves are off. Former President Joseph Estrada on Wednesday blasted one of his opponents who had commissioned the support of top celebrities, including his close friend Dolphy, in the May presidential election. Poll: Almost half of Pinoys think AFP is ‘most corrupt’ govt agency - Nation (Updated 1:08 p.m.) Almost half of Filipinos think that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is the “most corrupt" government agency at present due to various anomalies linked to some of its past officials, a survey by pollster Pulse Asia revealed Monday. About one in every two Filipinos (48.9 percent) perceived the AFP as the government institution where corruption is most prevalent, followed by the Philippine National Police, which a fourth of the survey’s 1,200 respondents labeled as most corrupt. The number of respondents who think the military is the most corrupt government agency rose from only 8.1 percent in February 2009 to 48.9 percent in March this year—an increase of more than 40 percentage points, according to Pulse Asia.

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WikiLeaks report on smuggled nuke unverified - AFP CEBU, Philippines - A cousin of suspected big-time drug personality Giovannie Gimenez filed an omnibus motion asking the court to order the PNP Crime Laboratory to surrender the alleged shabu to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) laboratory in Quezon City. Maria Theresa Gimenez, 35, also asked the court to order the management of a hotel at Juana Osmeña St. where she was supposedly arrested to bring the CCTV footages to the court. Moreover, Maria Theresa asked the court to order the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) 7 to conduct a forensic investigation at her room in Deca Homes, Tungkil, Minglanilla. In a hearing yesterday, Judge Macaundas Hadjirasul ordered Assistant City Prosecutor Mario Rey Gidayawan to submit his comment within five days. The accused, through legal counsel Alex Tolentino, said the PNP Crime Laboratory performed only a qualitative examination, which is not only thing required by law.

Mancao glad raps finally filed vs Lacson -, Philipp TAGUM CITY?FORMER POLICE SENIOR Supt. Cezar Mancao II said here on Friday he was relieved that charges had finally been filed against Sen.

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