Posts by Bing Jabadan

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aaaPhilippine Airlines has announced on Sunday that they will be cancelling all their flights between Manila and Beijing, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Xiamen, Quanzhou (Jinjiang) and Macau that will take effect until 29 of February 2020 following the order of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte . PAL Spokesperson Cielo Villaluna said “we are constrained to cancel these flights in compliance with the February 2, 2020 directive of the President of the Philippines and the related Order of the Philippine Civil Aeronautics Board, which aim to protect...

February 2, 2020
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aaaThe Manila International Airport Authority, operator of Ninoy Aquino International Airport is now coordinating with the Department of Health for the strict implementation of quarantine measures to prevent the entry of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) from China. MIAA public affairs chief Connie Bungag said the DOH's Bureau of Quarantine is the one in charge with nCoV-related matters. The DOH is the health border control. MIAA is here to support DOH's Bureau of Quarantine where they need help and if MIAA can provide it,” MIAA public affairs ...

January 22, 2020
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aaaTwo Hong Kong and two Chinese nationals were barred from boarding their connecting flights bound to Canada for using fraudulent travel documents by immigration officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport [NAIA]. Manila International Airport Authority [MIAA] General Manager Ed Monreal identified the four passengers as Lam Mik Ho and Mak Hin Chun Adrian both Hong Kong nationals while Chen Kaihui and He Chaorong were both Chinese nationals. BI port operations chief Grifton Medina said the four aliens were caught at the NAIA terminal 2...

December 27, 2019
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aaa  Manila---A taxi driver notorious for overcharging newly-arrived overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) was arrested yesterday (October 22) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport [NAIA] Terminal 3. Manila International Airport Authority [MIAA] general manager Ed Monreal identified the suspect as Friddie Mago, 49, driver of Jomea white taxi with plate no. TXY-831 and a resident of No. 6 E Rodriguez Corner FB. Harison Street, Pasay City. According to Airport Police Senior Inspector Roderick Mejia, Mago was confronted by AP02 Joel Esto...

October 23, 2019
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aaa  MANILA---Philippine Airlines (PAL) resumed its flights to and from Hong Kong today (Aug. 13) after the flight cancellations yesterday due to the mass protests at the HK international airport. PAL Spokesperson Cielo Villaluna said the following flights resumed operating today: PR 300 MANILA - HONG KONG PR 301 HONG KONG - MANILA PR 318 MANILA - HONG KONG PR 319 HONG KONG - MANILA PR 306 MANILA - HONG KONG PR 307 HONG KONG - MANILA PR 310 MANILA - HONG KONG PR 311 HONG KONG - MANILA PR 312 MANILA - HONG KONG...

August 13, 2019
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At least 13 Filipino passengers who were going to Hong Kong for a tour were barred from boarding their flights after their boarding passes were determined to be fake.

Bureau of Immigration (BI) Port Operations Division chief Grifton Medina said the passengers---seven men and six women---were intercepted at the Cathay Pacific check-in counter of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 last week.

July 16, 2019

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aaa  AIRPORT police arrested a Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) security officer after he stole $2,000 from a Hong Kong tourist. Manila International Airport Authority Airport (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal ordered the arrest of the suspect, identified as Nissan Abello Villarino, an OTS (Office of the Transportation Security) officer assigned at the final security screening of the departure area of the NAIA Terminal 2. Monreal issued the order after a J.F. Yuen, a friend of victim, complained about the victim’s ordeal o...

June 20, 2019
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aaaMANILA---The police arrested a taxi driver who robbed an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from Hong Kong after she arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal identified the suspect as Orestes Quizon, 48, and a driver of the Shammah taxi, with plate number UVV 570. The MIAA chief also ordered the Shammah taxi be banned from NAIA due to the robbery. Monreal said the suspect was arrested by the Las Pinas Police during follow-up operations after he robbed...

May 23, 2019
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aaa  MANILA---Former Philippine Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales was held for about three hours at the Hong Kong international airport before she was eventually allowed to enter HK yesterday (May 21). Carpio-Morales, who had filed a case against Chinese President Xi Jinping at the International Criminal Court (ICC), was to go on vacation in HK with members of her family when she was held by immigration officers. Her Philippine Airlines flight landed at the airport at 12:20 p.m. but she was only allowed entry to Hong Kong after 3 p.m...

May 22, 2019
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aaa  Airport police arrested a 27-year-old man who stole at least P168,000 from a Filipino domestic worker from Kuwait at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). NAIA General Manager Ed Monreal presented to the media and identified the suspect as Rey John J. Manglay, alias “Arjhay Valdez”, a native of Isabela. Monreal said the suspect was arrested in a follow-up operation after his latest victim, Harija Panayaman Hamsa, filed a complaint against him. “He approached and befriended me when I arrived at the NAIA Terminal...

March 11, 2019