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Customs bureau: P38.1 million worth of smuggled cigarettes seized in Manila port

(Eagle News) — The Bureau of Customs on Friday, June 11, seized what it said were P38.1 million worth of smuggled cigarettes. According to the bureau, the 1,090 master cases of cigarettes were discovered at the Manila port following a physical examination of a shipment consigned to Green Nature Alliance Ventures. A master case contains more or less 10,000 cigarettes. The bureau did not say what was declared instead in the shipment or what prompted […]

PNP reports 132 more COVID-19 cases

(Eagle News) — Over 100 more COVID-19 cases have been reported among police personnel. According to recent PNP data, the additional 132 cases pushed the COVID-19 cases to 25653. Of these, 1840 were active. Recoveries also rose to 23743, including the additional 160 recoveries. The PNP COVID-19 death toll remains at 70 with no additional deaths reported. The police are among the Philippines’ frontliners amid the COVID-19 pandemic. President Rodrigo Duterte has said the police […]

New Kalayaan Bridge formally opened

(Eagle News) — Authorities have formally opened the new Kalayaan Bridge in the boundary of Makati and Pasig. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Transportation Secretary Art Tugade, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar, and Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) President and CEO Vince Dizon were among those who led the opening of the four-lane bridge across Pasig River that connects Lawton Avenue to Sta. Monica on Saturday, June 12, coinciding with Independence Day. The DOTr said […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Sunday, June 13

(Eagle News) — The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Sunday, June 13: Flight schedules may change at any given time. According to MIAA, passengers should secure confirmation of their flights first as only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport. The NCR Plus area, including Metro Manila, is under a general community quarantine but with restrictions. The Bureau of Immigration has said the […]

MRT-3, LRT-1 offer free rides during selected hours on Independence Day

(Eagle News) — Commuters can board the Metro Rail Transit-3 and Light Rail Transit-1 trains for free during selected hours on  June 12. According to the MRT-3 and LRT-1 management, the free rides are in celebration of the country’s  Independence Day. The two rail lines said commuters may board trains free of charge from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The LRT-1 said the service gates will not be […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Saturday, June 12

(Eagle News) — The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Saturday, June 12: Flight schedules may change at any given time. MIAA also advised passengers to secure confirmation of their flights as only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport premises. So far, travelers from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Oman and the United Arab Emirates are banned from entering the Philippines until June […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Friday, June 11

(Eagle News) — The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Friday, June 11: Flight schedules may change at any given time, in which case MIAA advised passengers to coordinate with their airlines. MIAA also advised passengers to secure confirmation of their flights as only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport premises. So far, travelers from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Oman and the […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Thursday, June 10

(Eagle News) — The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Thursday, June 10: MIAA advised passengers to secure confirmation of their flights as only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport premises. It said flight schedules may change at any given time, in which case travelers should coordinate with their airlines. So far, travelers from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Oman and the United […]

PNP reports 126 more COVID-19 cases

(Eagle News) — Over 100 more COVID-19 cases have been reported among police personnel. According to recent Philippine National Police data, the additional cases pushed the PNP COVID-19 total to 25190. Of these, 1756 were active. Over 100, or 113, more recoveries were reported among police personnel, pushing the PNP COVID-19 recoveries to 23364. One additional death also pushed the PNP COVID-19 death toll to 70. Earlier, President Rodrigo Duterte said the police and the […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Wednesday, June 9

(Eagle News) — The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Wednesday, June 9: Flight schedules may change at any given time. MIAA advised passengers to secure confirmation of their flights as only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport premises. So far, travelers from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Oman and the United Arab Emirates are banned from entering the Philippines. The travel ban […]

WATCH: Interview with Navotas City Mayor Tiangco on A4 vaccination rollout (Mata ng Agila – June 7, 2021)

  (Eagle News) — In this “Mata ng Agila” interview on Monday, June 7, 2021, Navotas City mayor Toby Tiangco explains the conduct of their initial vaccine rollout for the A4 sector in his city. Tiangco said that because of lack of vaccine supplies, they had to limit the walk-in to only 200 individuals. The mayor also explained that many of those in the A4 sector, or the economic frontliners, wanted to be vaccinated since […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Tuesday, June 8

(Eagle News) — The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Tuesday, June 8: MIAA advised passengers to secure confirmation of their flights as only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport premises. It said flight schedules may change at any given time, in which case travelers should coordinate with their airlines. So far, travelers from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Oman and the United […]