‘So much at stake if we fail to prosecute’
The head of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office said Wednesday that criminal charges must be filed against the coastguards involved in the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman on May 9 or the Philippines will face an economic fallout.
And its failure to do so as recommended by the NBI could be the breaking point in Philippine-Taiwan relations, MECO Chairman Amadeo Perez said.
He said the Taiwanese people would be in an uproar, and the 85,000 Filipinos working in Taiwan would be in danger of losing their jobs.
“I have nothing against the Coast Guard,” Perez said in an interview over the ANC news channel.
Miami — The San Antonio Spurs are making a habit of winning bounce-back games in the 2013 National Basketball Association playoffs.
AT least 3,000 housing units are being sold every month in Metro Manila’s peripheral provinces and cities as growth potential for these areas continue to soar over the past year.
Korea Water Resources Development Corp. has asked the government to resolve the unpaid P300-million municipality tax of the 218-megawatt Angat hydro power plant in Bulacan and adjust its $440.88-million offer to reflect the deterioration of the station since 2010.