Evelyn Macairan
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Pope to priests: Keep homilies short
by Evelyn Macairan - June 15, 2024 - 12:00am
Pope Francis declared during his Wednesday catechesis on June 12 that homilies must only be eight minutes short.
Another ‘Luffy’ gang member deported
by Evelyn Macairan - June 12, 2024 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Immigration deported yesterday another Japanese national suspected to be a member of the robbery ring called “Luffy.
P13.5 milyong illegal na droga mula Denmark, nasabat sa Pasay
by Evelyn Macairan - June 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Tinatayang nasa P13.5 milyong halaga ng iligal na droga ang nasabat ng Bureau of Customs-Ninoy Aquino International Airport sa Central Mail Exchange Center sa Pasay City nitong Biyernes.
BI nabs 37 Chinese for illegal businesses
by Evelyn Macairan - June 6, 2024 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Immigration arrested 37 Chinese in Parañaque on June 4 for allegedly engaging in illegal retail businesses.
Pinoy priest to lead mission to Tuvalu
by Evelyn Macairan - June 5, 2024 - 12:00am
Pope Francis has appointed a missionary Filipino priest to lead the papal mission to the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu.
PCG seeks more visits from US, Japan counterparts
by Evelyn Macairan - June 5, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippine Coast Guard has invited its US and Japan counterparts to make frequent visits to the country and conduct regular maritime exercises in territorial waters to demonstrate their commitment as allies to...
Pinoy priest ordained Sacramento auxiliary bishop
by Evelyn Macairan - June 3, 2024 - 12:00am
A 59-year-old Filipino priest from Misamis Oriental was recently ordained as an auxiliary bishop in Sacramento, California.
7 Chinese illegal workers arrested
by Evelyn Macairan - May 31, 2024 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Immigration apprehended on Wednesday seven Chinese nationals who were found illegally working in a quarry in Taysan, Batangas.
Boat runs aground off Mindoro; 3 rescued
by Evelyn Macairan - May 30, 2024 - 12:00am
Three fishermen were rescued from a boat that ran aground in the waters off Oriental Mindoro on Monday.
BI captures alleged ‘Luffy’ gang member in Makati
by Evelyn Macairan - May 28, 2024 - 12:00am
A Japanese man believed to be a member of the “Luffy” gang and wanted by Japanese authorities for robbery was arrested on Sunday by agents of the Bureau of Immigration in Makati.
Cotabato chapel blast ‘direct attack’ on religious freedom
by Evelyn Macairan - May 22, 2024 - 12:00am
The grenade attack at a Catholic chapel in Cotabato City was a “direct attack” on religious freedom and peaceful co-existence, Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity Carlito Galvez Jr....
Detained foreign tanker now a ‘vessel of interest’ for NICA
by Evelyn Macairan - May 21, 2024 - 12:00am
The Chinese-manned tanker being held by the Philippine Coast Guard since May 15 is now a “vessel of interest” for the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency, the PCG said yesterday.
Cebu student represents Philippines in international letter-writing contest
by Evelyn Macairan - May 20, 2024 - 12:00am
A letter written by a student from Cebu represented the Philippines in an international letter-writing contest in Switzerland.
Australian drug suspect nabbed in Cebu
by Evelyn Macairan - May 20, 2024 - 12:00am
An Australian tagged in international drug trafficking has been arrested by immigration authorities in Cebu City.
Pope appoints Tagle as special envoy to US Eucharistic Congress
by Evelyn Macairan - May 20, 2024 - 12:00am
Pope Francis has appointed Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle to be his special envoy to the National Eucharistic Congress in the United States to be held from July 17 to 21.
Cebu City student wins UPU letter writing contest
by Evelyn Macairan - May 20, 2024 - 12:00am
A student from Cebu City will represent the Philippines in the 53rd Universal Postal Union International Letter Writing Contest that would be held in Switzerland after besting all other contenders in the recent national...
Sinaloa drug cartel member falls in Cebu
by Evelyn Macairan - May 20, 2024 - 12:00am
An Australian, who is suspected to be a drug trafficker and an alleged member of the notorious Sinaloa drug cartel of Mexico, was recently apprehended in Cebu by operatives of the Bureau of Immigration.
5 foreigners nabbed in raid on illegal clinic
by Evelyn Macairan - May 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Three Vietnamese and two Chinese, all medical practitioners, were arrested during a raid on a clandestine clinic along Macapagal Boulevard in Pasay on May 13 for allegedly performing illegal surgeries and procedures,...
BOC intercepts P791 million smuggled cigarettes
by Evelyn Macairan - May 15, 2024 - 12:00am
Customs officers recently intercepted smuggled cigarettes from Singapore valued at P791 million.
BI backs DFA on stricter visa controls for Chinese
by Evelyn Macairan - May 13, 2024 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) supports the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)’s plan to implement stricter rules for the issuance of tourist visas to Chinese nationals.
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