Posts by Bing Jabadan

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aaaTHE Airport  Police Department at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 is taking care of a 17-year-old Senegalese football player who is believed to be a victim of an “invitation scam” after nobody  came  to pick him up when he arrived on Oct. 12. Moussa Kissima Samate  said he was  a guest of the Saudi Embassy in Manila and even showed a  letter inviting him to attend a football clinic from Oct. 1 to 30 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila and Emprador Stadium at McKinley ...

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aaaTHE Manila International Airport Authority welcomed results of the latest survey of the “Guide to Sleeping in Airports”, which no longer included the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in the  20 worst airports in the world. The latest survey was released in the travel website “The Guide To Sleeping In Airports” on Oct. 15. Likewise, the post named the five worst airports in Asia, which also excluded NAIA. MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal said that among the reforms implemented during the Duterte administration were the res...

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aaaA 19-year-old passenger bound for Tacloban on Monday died at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 4 owing to suspected heatstroke. An attending physician pronounced the victim dead on Monday afternoon. Public Affairs Division chief Connie Bungag of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) identified the victim as Edgel Ayoc, 19, male, single, who was seen by other passengers at the departure entrance of Terminal 4 sprawled on the pavement, and unconscious at around 1:42 p.m. Ayoc was reportedly gasping for breath, b...

October 16, 2017
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aaa  CUSTOMS officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 on Sunday  held the check-in-luggage of a lady passenger who arrived from Singapore for containing undeclared assorted jewelry weighing  least a kilo. Customs collector-on-duty Paul Urrea identified the passenger as A. S. Flores, a resident of Pasay City and residing in Singapore for over eleven years. Urrea said the jewelry were  uncovered after a black suitcase of Flores passed through the X-ray machine past 3 p.m. on Sept.  24. Customs examiner Espi...

September 25, 2017
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aaaSOME 130 Filipinos living in Puerto Rico who were severely affected by Hurricane Irma were repatriated and arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 before midnight on Wednesday. The 132 Filipino victims of Hurricane Irma, which slammed the US territory on Sept. 6, arrived on board Philippine Airlines chartered flight after availing of the repatriation program of the government. More than 150,000 Filipinos living in Florida, Caribbean Island, Barbuda, Anguilla, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis, Saba, St. Eustatius, Saint Ma...

September 22, 2017
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aaaAIRPORT policemen at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 arrested a lady security guard of Cebu Pacific for keeping a missing pouch containing assorted foreign currencies in her locker left by a passenger who arrived from Malaysia on Wednesday. NAIA Terminal 3 airport police officer-in-charge Capt. Bing Jose identified the lady guard as E. Rendoque of Quickstar Security Agency. Rendoque was allowed to enter the aircraft to inspect left behind items of passengers before allowing departing passengers to board the plane. Jos...

September 22, 2017
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aaaTHE Philippine National Police (PNP) Aviation Security Group and the airport police department at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) recovered a World War II vintage bomb unearthed by construction workers who were digging the improvement of the drainage system along MIA road near the old Nayong Pilipino on Thursday afternoon. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Ed Monreal said a vintage dud bomb was dug up by the personnel of the water company. The World War II unexploded bomb, which weighed around 2,0...

September 15, 2017
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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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