Philippine Navy confiscates P29-M contraband cigarettes near Tawi-Tawi town

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A top navy official stated on Friday that the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) captured P29 million worth of illegal cigarettes off the waters of Simunul, Tawi-Tawi, earlier this week through the Naval Task Force-61. The contraband was intercepted near the island settlement on the evening of August 23, according to NFWM commander Rear Adm.… Continue reading Philippine Navy confiscates P29-M contraband cigarettes near Tawi-Tawi town

PCG apprehends 4 ‘suspicious’ yachts in MICT

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Thursday (August 19, 2021) apprehended four yachts in Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) over lack of documents. The PCG said in a statement on Friday that concerned authorities from various agencies scrutinized the “suspicious” yachts in response to a tip. The joint law enforcement team held a pre-operation briefing… Continue reading PCG apprehends 4 ‘suspicious’ yachts in MICT