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By JUN RAMIREZ   The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has intercepted six suspected human trafficking victims bound for South Korea at the Clark International Airport (CIA) in Angeles City, Pampanga using fake travel documents. In a report to Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente, BI Port Operations Chief Grifton Medina said the passengers, all women, were intercepted […]

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MPD inmate escapes from police escorts

An inmate, who was rushed to a hospital after claiming he was sick, managed to escape from members of the Manila Police District (MPD) yesterday, according to National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Director Guillermo Eleazar. Police identified the escapee as Arman Arroyo, 35, a detainee at Malate Police Station (PS-9), and resident of Barangay […]

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Thai boys write from cave: ‘Mom, dad, I love you’

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) – The soccer coach trapped in a cave with 12 Thai boys apologized to their parents in the first letter he and the team have sent out through divers, in which the boys say they’re doing well and missing their families. Rescuers said they won’t immediately attempt an underwater evacuation because […]

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Lightning kills 2

CALBAYOG City, Samar – Two persons died on the spot as lightning struck a passenger motorboat docketed at the city port here Thursday noon.Police identified the victims as Reynaldo Delabajan, 28, an operator of the National Power Corp. (Napocor) and a resident of Sto. Niño town, Samar; and Pedro Alimoot, 26, fisherman and a resident […]

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Modelong sakahan,  palalakasin

DAET, Camarines Norte (PIA) – Palalakasin sa lalawigan ng Camarines Norte ang modelong sakahan para sa produksiyon ng pagtatanim ng palay sa pamamagitan ng paggamit ng Hybrid and Inbred Rice mula sa mga tanggapan ng agrikultura.

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R36.5-M smuggled goods confiscated

By BETHEENA KAE UNITE The Bureau of Customs (BoC) seized yesterday some R36.5-million smuggled goods such as agricultural products, ukay-ukay, and cigarettes.

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