Posts by Bing Jabadan

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aaaAN overseas Filipino worker posted on her Facebook account how grateful she was for   the help of an airport policeman assigned at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 so she could get to her flight to Bahrain on August 11. Mary Jane Abalos, in her post, lauded airport police officer Joebert Besonia who provided her P20.00  to board an airport loop shuttle bus from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3. Abalos said she arrived at the NAIA Terminal 1 four hours ahead of her flight to Bahrain, but later she realized that she was a...

August 18, 2017
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aaaA Chinese passenger bound for Macau  on Friday morning was stopped by authorities at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 for carrying eight empty bullet shells of caliber 45. Manila International Airport Authority  general manager Ed Monreal identified the passenger as Cheng Li Tan, Chinese national, of Philippine Airlines flight PR-352 for Macau. Tan was intercepted at 11:40 a.m. on August 18, at the final screening of the international departure area of the NAIA Terminal 2 by Office for Transportation Security personnel....

August 18, 2017
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aaaFOUR airport personnel working at the baggage loading station of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport  Terminal 1 were arrested for allegedly stealing millions worth jewelry owned by the wife of the Turkish Foreign Minister who attended the recent Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit in Manila. Manila International Airport Authority  general manager Ed Monreal identified the suspects as Yves Ronald Baguion, Wilson Mataganas, John Andrews Racoma,  and one Mr. Alfaro, all employees of Miascor Ground Handling Corp. assigned at the...

August 9, 2017
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aaaA Japan Airlines plane  was reportedly struck by a bolt of lightning  as  typhoon Gorio continued to lash parts of the Philippines on Friday. The lightning reportedly struck the plane as it was cruising at at least 15, 000 feet while the pilots of the aircraft were preparing  to land at  the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. The JAL flight, JL-741, from Narita, Japan landed at NAIA at around 1:08 p.m. and parked at bay 11 for technical inspection. The aircraft was scheduled to depart back to Narita at 2:40 p.m....

July 28, 2017
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aaaFOUR suspected drug couriers  who claimed a parcel containing an estimated P25-million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) at DHL Pasay City were apprehended by the Customs’ Anti- Illegal Drugs group. NAIA customs district Collector Ed Macabeo identified the suspects as Isnairah Duranggun Pundato, Casan Osor Rainang,  Jamal Aminah Tantao  and Alnor Sultan Pundato. Upon further interview,  it was learned that Pundato, was the sender of the parcel, and   James Corpuz, named as the consignee of the parcel, were the same p...

July 20, 2017
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aaaA baggage loader who was working for more than three years at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) was caught stealing valuable items from a newly arrived passenger. Security personnel of Aviation Operations and Managements, Inc (Avomsi) apprehended Roger Daniel who was found holding four rings, four earrings, two necklaces and a wristwatch he took from the luggage of an Etihad Airways passenger. Avomsi said the theft occurred on Tuesday at the breakdown area where all the luggage and other things were about to be loaded to the c...

July 19, 2017
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aaaTHE Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) deployed private security guards armed with rifles and shotguns at the four terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to augment the Philippine National Police - Aviation Security Group (PNP-AVSEGROUP) , whose many newly-recruited personnel  remain “gunless.” MIAA General Manager Ed Moreal said Lanting and Advance Security providers should be made highly-visible as a deterrence  against  crimes in the four NAIA terminals. “The airport is not under any threat, but ...

June 19, 2017
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aaaMANILA: Two handguns concealed inside electric water heaters that were about to be shipped to Hong Kong and Vietnam were intercepted on Tuesday by Bureau of Customs (BoC) personnel  at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The guns, Armscor Philippines .45 Caliber and 9mm, were seized at the Thomas Nationwide Transportation Warehouse in Pasay City that were,  according to Customs,  were bound for Vietnam and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Maj. Jaybee Cometa, head of X-ray Inspection Project, and Customs District III Collect...

May 17, 2017
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aaaMANILA:  Twenty boxes of whitening beauty products known as glutathione  from Malaysia were intercepted by the Bureau Of Customs Central Mail Exchange Center (CMEC) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on  Monday Morning. NAIA District Customs Collector Edgar Macabeo said the shipment arrived and was consigned to a certain Cynthia San Diego and Nora Poblete of Mountain View Village, Marikina City. Macabeo said the BOC confiscated the shipments after the consignees failed to obtain an import permit from the Bureau of Food and Drugs...

May 9, 2017
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