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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 Ma...

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...

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 Di...

May 9, 2017
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aaaTHE Business Development Community of the Philippine Association of Hong Kong (PAHK) is set to hold a roadshow to promote Iloilo as an investment site for business leaders from Hong Kong and China. Rex Aguado, PAHK president, told Hong Kong News the group will be holding a tour in Iloilo for 50 potential investors from Hong Kong, Hainan, Shenzhe...

April 28, 2017
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aaaAT least 20 employees of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) will be terminated from work for using illegal drugs. MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal refused to divulge the names of the employees, but  said the 20 personnel were regular customers of Jesus Dotollo, an alleged drug pusher working as janitor assigned at the administrati...

April 6, 2017
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aaaMANILA  - Members of the Samahang Manggagawa ng Paliparan Sa Pilipinas (SMPP) on Wednesday held a peaceful rally in Mendiola, Manila, slamming  the impending privatization of five airports in the country , which they claimed  would also lead  to the privatization of the country’s premier airport. SMPP president Fering Lopez said the Ninoy ...

February 9, 2017
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aaaTHE late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried with military honors at a heroes’ cemetery in Manila almost 30 years after his death in Hawaii, triggering mass protests across the country. President Rodrigo Duterte, who was in Peru for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, gave orders in August that the burial may proceed, fulfill...

December 5, 2016
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aaaTHE Bureau of Immigration (BI) has intercepted eight Indonesian nationals at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after they arrived from a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia using Philippine passports. The eight Indonesians were separated from Filipino Muslims who also went on the Hajj (pilgrimage) upon their arrival at the NAIA Termina...

October 12, 2016

aaaTHE Abu Sayyaf has beheaded an 18-year-old Filipino male captive in Indanan, Sulu province after failing to get ransom from the boy’s family. Western Mindanao Command spokesman Maj. Filemon Tan said the head of kidnap victim Patrick James Almodovar was found inside a plastic bag that was dumped by three motorcycle-riding men at Kilomet...

September 13, 2016
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aaaA re-elected lawmaker has appealed to his colleagues in Congress to support the country’s public school teachers by increasing their basic monthly salary to at least P36,000. Rep. Raul Del Mar (1st District, Cebu City) said public school teachers are among underpaid workers in society. Despite the fact that they are heralded as molders of chil...

July 21, 2016
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