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Korean wanted for telco fraud nabbed at NAIA

MANILA, Philippines — A South Korean fugitive wanted for electronic fraud in his home country was intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said Friday. Immigration authorities said 31-year-old Jang Minki attempted to board a flight to Osaka, Japan when he was intercepted at the NAIA 3 departure area […]

Bacolod Catholic Church warns vs solicitation scams

BACOLOD CITY –– The Catholic Church in Bacolod City is warning people against hoax messages using the name of Bacolod Bishop Patricio Buzon to solicit funds on behalf of the prelate. Fr. Roy Christian Gesulgon, the diocese’s chancellor, said Buzon recently received reports of unauthorized solicitations through Messenger, text, and Viber, instructing people to donate […]

Two solons hit PNP over memo on profiling Muslim students

MANILA, Philippines — Two Muslim lawmakers cried discrimination over an alleged memorandum of the Philippine National Police (PNP) seeking to compile a list of Muslim students in high schools, colleges and universities in Metro Manila. Deputy Speaker and Basilan Rep. Mujiv Hataman and Anak Mindanao Rep. Amihilda Sangcopan condemned the directive and questioned the motive […]

Tourist held for marijuana worth P482K in Kalinga

Authorities arrest a tourist in Tabuk City in Kalinga province after they found 4,020 grams of marijuana leaves and stalk from his possession. (Photo from PNP-Tabuk) BAGUIO CITY –– Authorities arrested a 21-year-old local tourist for attempting to transport dried marijuana leaves and stalks in Tabuk City, Kalinga province on Thursday. The suspect was identified […]

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