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President Rodrigo Duterte approved the release of over ₱5 billion for the assistance and repatriation overseas Filipino workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Philippine Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced Sunday.

In a press release, Bello said a “huge part” of the funds will be released to the O...

August 11, 2020
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aaaPhilippine Airlines has announced on Sunday that they will be cancelling all their flights between Manila and Beijing, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Xiamen, Quanzhou (Jinjiang) and Macau that will take effect until 29 of February 2020 following the order of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte . PAL Spokesperson Cielo Villaluna said “we are constra...

February 2, 2020
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aaaThe Manila International Airport Authority, operator of Ninoy Aquino International Airport is now coordinating with the Department of Health for the strict implementation of quarantine measures to prevent the entry of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) from China. MIAA public affairs chief Connie Bungag said the DOH's Bureau of Quarantine is the one i...

January 22, 2020
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aaaTwo Hong Kong and two Chinese nationals were barred from boarding their connecting flights bound to Canada for using fraudulent travel documents by immigration officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport [NAIA]. Manila International Airport Authority [MIAA] General Manager Ed Monreal identified the four passengers as Lam Mik Ho and Mak ...

December 27, 2019
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aaaOperations at all Ninoy Aquino International Airports (NAIA) terminals will be suspended from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm today (Dec. 3) due to the expected onslaught of Typhoon Tisoy. In an advisory, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said flight suspension was deemed prudent and necessary due to the expected strong winds as the typhoon nears Man...

December 2, 2019
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aaaMANILA---The police arrested a taxi driver who robbed an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from Hong Kong after she arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal identified the suspect as Orestes Quizon, 48, and a driver of the Shammah taxi, with plate number UVV 5...

May 23, 2019
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aaa  The government has decided to extend the closure of Clark International Airport (CIA) due to the damage caused by the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck in Zambales late Monday afternoon. Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade said this morning that the airport could be opened either tomorrow (April 24) or on Thursday. “Based on the ...

April 23, 2019