Lawyers push for exclusion of Veloso’s affidavit

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lawyers push for exclusion of Veloso’s affidavit 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — The lawyers of Ma. Cristina Sergio and Julius Lacanilao on Monday asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) investigating prosecutor to exclude the affidavit of Mary Jane Veloso on the complaint for human trafficking, illegal recruitment and estafa.

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(Feature) DSWD chief to the poor: Do not be lured with promises of money for insecure future

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) DSWD chief to the poor: Do not be lured with promises of money for insecure future 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, May 1 (PNA) — In the wake of the 11th-hour stay of the execution of Mary Jane Veloso for drug trafficking in Indonesia this week, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon J. Soliman is advising the public, particularly the vulnerable sector of the poor, to be watchful and careful of some unscrupulous people who may use them in their illicit work.

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Catholic prelate lauds the Indonesian government decision suspending the execution of Mary Jane Veloso

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Catholic prelate lauds the Indonesian government decision suspending the execution of Mary Jane Veloso 

MANILA, April 29 — An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines-Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People (CBCP-ECMIP) lauded on Wednesday the decision of the Indonesian government suspending the execution of Mary Jane Veloso.

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(UPDATE) Mary Jane Veloso gets reprieve – DFA

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on (UPDATE) Mary Jane Veloso gets reprieve – DFA 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, April 29 (PNA) — The Indonesian government has granted reprieve to Filipino drug convict Mary Jane Veloso, who was among the nine prisoners earlier scheduled for execution after midnight on Wednesday.

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DFA arranging second visit of Mary Jane Veloso’s family to Indonesia

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DFA arranging second visit of Mary Jane Veloso’s family to Indonesia 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, April 22 (PNA) — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is arranging the second visit of the family of Filipino death row convict Mary Jane Veloso to Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

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