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Dacera’s death due to natural causes – PNP medico-legal report; “ruptured aortic aneurysm” cited

Homicide ruled out in Dacera case   (Eagle News) – The 23-year old flight attendant Christine Dacera died due to natural causes, specifically because of “ruptured aortic aneurysm,” according to a Philippine National Police medico-legal report released recently. In a medico-legal report, the PNP said that homicide is being ruled out in the Dacera case as the autopsy results showed she died of natural causes due to the rupture of her aorta. The immediate cause […]

Bureau of Customs: Over P10 billion worth of smuggled goods seized in 2020

(Eagle News) — The Bureau of Customs said it seized over P10 billion worth of smuggled goods in 2020. In a statement, the bureau said the P10.629 billion worth of smuggled goods seized was a result of 997 seizures from January 2020 to December 2020. The bureau said imported cigarettes and tobacco products topped the list, corresponding to P5.774 billion and about 204 seizure cases. Next on the list were illegal drugs, at P1.855 billion. […]

PNP reports 41 more COVID-19 recoveries

(Eagle News) — Forty-one more police personnel have recovered from COVID-19. The Philippine National Police said the additional recoveries pushed the PNP COVID-19 recovery total to 9,355. Forty-seven additional COVID-19 cases, however, pushed the COVID-19 cases among police personnel to 9,956. Of these, 573 were active. No additional deaths were reported, which means the COVID-19 death toll in the PNP remains at 28. The government has said it was targeting COVID-19 vaccination of 50 to […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Wednesday, Jan. 27

(Eagle News) — The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Wednesday, Jan. 27: Flight schedules may change at any given time. MIAA advised passengers to get confirmation of their flights on the day they are supposed to be scheduled as only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport. The Philippine government has imposed travel restrictions on over 30 countries following reports of the United […]

Mother of MMDA chair Abalos dies after contracting COVID-19

(Eagle News) — The mother of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chair Benhur Abalos has passed away after contracting COVID-19. A statement from the Abalos family released by the MMDA said  Corazon, the wife of former Commission on Elections chair Benjamin Abalos Sr., died from severe sepsis, secondary to pneumonia due to COVID-19 on Monday, Jan. 25. The statement said she tested positive for COVID-19 the night before she died. “Some of our family members have […]

21 more police personnel recover from COVID-19

(Eagle News) — Twenty-one more police personnel have recovered from COVID-19. The Philippine National Police said the additional recoveries pushed the PNP recovery total to 9314. Sixty-nine additional cases, however, pushed the total PNP COVID-19 cases to 9909. Of these, 567 were active. No additional deaths were reported, which means the COVID-19 death toll among police personnel remains at 28. The government has said it was targeting COVID-19 vaccination of 50 to 60 percent of […]

PNP warns public vs individuals using so-called NPA list to extort money

(Eagle News) — The Philippine National Police has warned the public against individuals extorting money in exchange for their victims’ removal from the police’s supposed list of Communists and New People’s Army members. In a statement, the PNP said its Anti-Cybercrime Group has already initiated an investigation and case-build up against the individuals, who would identify themselves as policemen and would attempt to solicit amounts ranging from P500,000 and above. “We condemn these fraudulent acts..,” […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Tuesday, Jan. 26

(Eagle News)– The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Tuesday, Jan. 26: MIAA advised passengers to confirm their flights on the day they are supposed to be scheduled as only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry. The government has so far imposed travel restrictions on over 30 countries following reports of the UK and South African COVID-19 strains there. These countries are the UK, Denmark, Ireland, […]

Metro Manila Council to discuss on Tuesday recommendation to ease age restrictions in NCR

NCR quarantine status to be discussed, too (Eagle News) — The Metro Manila Council will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 26, to discuss whether or not the National Capital Region should be placed under a more relaxed quarantine status. Paranaque Mayor Edwin Olivarez, also the MMC chair, said in an interview that also to be discussed during the meeting was whether or not cities in Metro Manila–which remains under a general community quarantine status–should ease age […]

PNP reports 24 more COVID-19 recoveries

(Eagle News) — Twenty-four more police personnel have recovered from COVID-19. The Philippine National Police said the additional recoveries pushed the PNP COVID-19 recovery total to 9293. Thirty-one additional cases, however, brought the PNP COVID-19 taly to 9840. Of these, 519 were active. No additional deaths were reported, which means the PNP COVID-19 death toll remains at 28. The Philippine government has said it was eyeing COVID-19 vaccination of 50 to 60 percent of the […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Monday, Jan. 25

(Eagle News) — The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Monday, Jan. 25: Flight schedules may change at any given time. All passengers were advised to confirm their flights on the day they are supposed to be scheduled. MIAA earlier said only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport. The Philippine government has imposed travel restrictions on over 30 countries following reports of the […]

Immigration bureau: Chinese fugitive nabbed in Pasay

(Eagle News) — The Bureau of Immigration has arrested a Chinese fugitive who has been overstaying in the country. In a statement issued over the weekend, the bureau said Li Xinlei, 51, was in the Pasay City Hall for a scheduled preliminary investigation for a separate case when she was nabbed by immigration agents on Thursday morning. “Records show that she is already overstaying, and has reportedly misrepresented herself as a Filipino using a fraudulently […]