BI bracing for possible influx of Christmas travelers

BI bracing for possible influx of Christmas travelers

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said it will deploy 100 newly hired immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) and other international airports in time for the anticipated influx and exodus of travelers during the holiday season.

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Ejercito to Alvarez: Senate a ‘thinking, responsible’ institution

Ejercito to Alvarez: Senate a ‘thinking, responsible’ institution

“It’s because the Senate is a thinking and responsible institution,” retorted Senator JV Ejercito to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez after the latter branded the Senate a “mabagal na kapulungan” (slow congress).

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Lapeña divulged ‘P107M welcome gift’ to Faeldon – Lacson

Lapeña divulged ‘P107M welcome gift’ to Faeldon – Lacson

No less than the newly-appointed Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief Isidro Lapeña had reportedly confirmed that his predecessor, Nicanor Faeldon, had received P107 million “welcome gift”.

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Gov’t bent on implementing PUV modernization program

Gov’t bent on implementing PUV modernization program

Malacañang on Monday said that it would proceed with the government’s plan to modernize public utility vehicles (PUVs) despite the nationwide transport strike against the project.

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Justice Caguioa assails SC ruling on De Lima

Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa

Why did the majority of Supreme Court justices treat detained Sen. Leila de Lima differently from two plunder suspects—former President and currently Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and former Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr.?

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Senators back lifestyle checks on customs, BIR personnel

Senators are backing an initiative of the Department of Finance (DOF) to conduct lifestyle checks on all its employees, with one saying the move was a simple way to pin down the “Al Capones,” especially at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).

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Atienza: Medical marijuana to turn PH into ‘zombie nation’

Atienza: Medical marijuana to turn PH into 'zombie nation'

To be blunt about it, medical marijuana should be weeded out for there’s a high chance it will turn the country into a “nation of zombies”—or so says Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza.

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