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READ: Mary Jane Veloso's appeal letter to Widodo

Below is the full text of the appeal letter of Mary Jane Veloso, the Pinay facing execution for drug trafficking, to Indonesian President Joko Widodo.

Mary Jane Veloso is a victim, Indonesia rep says

Indonesia's representative to the ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights said Mary Jane Veloso is a victim of human trafficking and should not be meted with death penalty.

How homeless woman transforms pain into art

This is the story behind a homeless woman who makes works of art on the streets of Makati for a living.

How Pacquiao-Mayweather tops other superfights

Here are comparisons of recent record fights of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, their May 2 superfight in Las Vegas, and the world's highest earning bouts.

FACTBOX: How Indonesia executes death row inmates

JAKARTA - Indonesia is expected to soon execute by firing squad a group of 10 convicts, most of them foreigners, for drug offenses on the prison island of Nusakambangan in Central Java.

China coral reef damage 600x larger than Tubbataha damage

MANILA - Government estimates that the damage on reef ecosystems that Chinese reclamation activities has caused in the West Philippine Sea is “600 times” larger than the one caused by the USS Guardian on Tubbataha Reef.

Binay open to exploring for oil with China in disputed sea

Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay, considered a front-runner for the presidency in 2016, said on Thursday he would welcome a joint venture with China to explore for oil and gas in disputed areas of the South China Sea.

Justice Carpio: PH likely to win case vs China

Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio says the Philippines' historical claim to that part of the South China Sea called the West Philippine sea is strong and solid but no one else will help the Philippines defend it.

Paano nangyayari ang nakawan sa mga bagahe sa NAIA?

Iimbestigahan ng Manila International Airport Authority ang posibleng sabwatan ng ilang personnel sa harap ng mga kaso ng nakawan sa mga bagahe ng pasahero sa airport.

Hepe ng Customs, sinisi ang politika sa pagbibitiw

Nagbitiw na sa puwesto si Bureau of Customs Commissioner John Philip Sevilla. Pulitika ang itinuro niyang dahilan.