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NCR Aviation Security Unit chief sacked amid NAIA 'laglag-bala' scam

Nov 09, 2015 - 10:59 PM

Aviation Security Group head Chief Superintendent Pablo Francis Balagtas confirms the relief of Senior Superintendent Ricardo Layug Jr but says the movement is part of a rotation

A view of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Passenger Terminal 3, February 7, 2013. Francis R Malasig/EPA

#AnimatED: Impunity in NAIA

Nov 09, 2015 - 9:00 AM

‘Tanim bala’ is symptomatic of a weak rule of law in the country where people are not protected from injustices

Laglag-bala scheme embarrassing, alarming – De Lima

Nov 05, 2015 - 9:25 PM

During the LP senatorial bet s visit to Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr promises to extend legal help to any Negrense who may fall victim to the bullet scam

INVESTIGATION. Leila De Lima says the DOTC and NBI are already investigating the cases of laglag-bala scheme in NAIA. Photo by Marchel Espina/Rappler

Roxas on laglag-bala: Bullet carrier has to take responsibility

Nov 04, 2015 - 9:23 PM

The Liberal Party presidential bet says of passengers caught with bullets Kung nagpasok ka ng contraband sa airport paano naging problema ng gobyerno ’yun?

CONTEXT. Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas defends the government over the alleged airport bullet scam during his visit to Isabela province on November 4, 2015. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Ex-cops, soldiers now congressmen: Replace NAIA chief over laglag-bala

Nov 03, 2015 - 4:43 PM

Former law enforcers now in Congress also suggest that inspection officers just release passengers for further investigation if they do not seem like the usual violators

LAGLAG BALA. Saturday group calls for congressional inquiry on the bullet-planting scheme in NAIA.

Duterte vows to lawyer for laglag-bala victims

Nov 02, 2015 - 10:48 PM

The Davao City mayor also appeals to the President from whom he has never asked a favor Please Mr President do something about the laglag bala problem

TIMELINE: Recent cases of alleged bullet scam at NAIA

Nov 02, 2015 - 8:45 PM

Authorities at NAIA have apprehended at least 5 people for allegedly carrying bullets inside their bags A similar incident was also reported at Davao airport

CLIMATE OF FEAR. OFW advocates and lawmakers say alleged scams at NAIA are creating fear among passengers. AFP file photo

Bullets in luggage again – this time at Davao airport

Oct 30, 2015 - 10:48 PM

The arrest of a passenger allegedly carrying two bullets in his luggage at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City comes after similar cases have been reported in Manila

Palace on 'bullet scam': Airports have help desks

Oct 30, 2015 - 5:27 PM

Malacañang says of the bullet scam that has alarmed OFWs and travelers: There are already officials deployed in airports We have public assistance desks

'PROTECT TRAVELLERS.' More lawmakers call for an investigation and measures to stop the so-called "bullet scam" at the Manila airport. File photo from MIAA