8 months China seeks agreement for repatriation of convicted nationals MB
By Jeffrey Damicog The Chinese government has been pushing for an agreement for the transfer of its convicted nationals in the Philippines to serve the remainder of their sentences back in their homeland, said Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra(TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) “I think both countries will find that useful,” Guevarra assured. The Secretary explained the Philippines will also benefit in the agreement since it would allow convicted Filipinos in China to be returned to the Philippines to serve the remainder of their sentences. If it pushes through, Guevarra said China will join five other ... more