Honest taxi driver returns passenger’s valuables, P150K cash

An honest taxi driver Rodney Chad Mallari of Peoples Network Transport on Tuesday (July 3) returned to its rightful owner a black pouch containing Php50,000.00 cash, $USD 2,000, several credit cards, IDs, and an iPhone 8. The items belonged to Belen Zoza Swegler, 66 years old, a US Citizen who arrived on board a PAL flight from Palawan and took an airport accredited yellow taxi from NAIA 2 and asked to be brought to Newport, Pasay City. Swegler narrated that when she checked her belongings, she was shocked to discover…

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Gov’t probing “tanim bala” incident : Palace

Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Saturday, June 16, assured that an investigation on the recent “tanim-bala” incident is being conducted, reiterating anew President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s promise that the said modus-operandi would not be tolerated under this administration. This was after passenger Kristine Bumanglag-Moran was caught with a bullet in her luggage last Friday afternoon (June 15) at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3. “Isa ito sa mga pangunahing concern ng ating Pangulo at pinangako niya noon na ‘pag meron pang insidenteng mangyari tulad…

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Smuggling in NAIA possibly used to fund terror groups : PACC

Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Commissioner Greco Belgica on Thursday revealed that the smuggling activities perpetrated by eight groups inside the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 are possibly being used to finance terrorist activities and insurgents. “In our estimates, they raised PHP10 billion from their smuggling activities in an average used to finance terrorist activities. Probably, they have links, insurgents. The rest will be for further investigation of the PACC,” Belgica told reporters in a press conference held in Manila. He said that they received “A1” information claiming that…

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