BI deports South Korean swindler nabbed in Lapu-Lapu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is deporting a South Korean swindler who was apprehended in Lapu-Lapu City. In a press release posted on their official Facebook page, BI said Kim Jae Hyoung, 60,…

BI to augment personnel at international ports

04/04/2017

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) will augment its personnel at international ports following the exodus of its employees due to unpaid overtime. Ma. Antonette B. Mangrobang, immigration spokesperson, said yesterday that 171 of the bureau’s personnel stationed…

BI-7 claims they were not aware of travel restriction vs 7 South Koreans

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Norman V. Mendoza 03/14/2017

WHY were seven Korean nationals charged in Cebu with violating Philippine laws on sex trafficking allowed to leave the country despite a travel restriction issued by the court? The question hounds government authorities who were caught off…

American man wanted in US nabbed

Dominic D. Yasay 03/07/2017

An American national was taken into custody by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) 7 after the office discovered that he has a standing warrant of arrest and a summary deportation order (SDO). The BI was informed by…

BI holds American wanted for sexual harassment

Dominic D. Yasay 03/07/2017

An American national was held in custody by the Bureau of Immigration in Central Visayas (BI-7) after the office discovered that the former has a standing Warrant of Arrest and a Summary Deportation Order. American national Brian…

2 BI execs told: Explain P50M extortion try on Jack Lam

12/11/2016

The Bureau of Immigration will be asking its associate commissioners to explain amidst allegations that they extorted P50 million from online gaming operator Jack Lam. A source said the two officials have been asked to air their…

Chinese man walked out of BI detention in Clark

12/04/2016

One of the Chinese who reportedly fled from the custody of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) at the Club Fontana casino in Clark, Pampanga, returned on Friday and denied bribing anyone to escape. In a statement, the…

DOJ issues lookout order vs 5 generals

07/14/2016

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued an Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order (ILBO) against five police generals earlier identified by President Rodrigo Duterte as those with alleged links to the illegal drug trade. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre…

Immigration official suspended

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/17/2016

AN immigration officer was meted a three-month suspension by the Ombudsman-Visayas for refusing to receive an official communication from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on the arrest of two Koreans. Casimiro Madarang III, Bureau of Immigration…

Immigration officer ordered suspended for 3 months

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/16/2016

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered a three-month suspension of an immigration officer for refusing to receive an official communication from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) regarding the arrest of two Koreans. Bureau of Immigration…

Iranian accused of rape convicted for violating alias law

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/07/2015

A Toledo City court convicted an Iranian for using  a pseudonym to misrepresent himself. Hossein Malakooti, who introduced himself as Alex, was found guilty of violating the Anti-Alias Law and was sentenced to one year and six…

BI readies Cebu station for Apec

Edison Delos Angeles 01/28/2015

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) in Lapu Lapu City is upgrading its facilities in preparation for the country’s hosting of the  Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Summit  later this year. Immigration  Commissioner Siegfred Mison said in a…

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