Over 3000 Foreigners Banned From P I

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Wednesday announced that a total of 3,359 foreigners were barred from entering the Philippines in 2023. In a statement, the immigration bureau said some of the foreigners were blacklisted and banned from entering due to being classified as undesirable aliens, registered sex offenders or are wanted fugitives. Meanwhile, BI […]

Jinggoy Estrada convicted of bribery

Senator Jinggoy Estrada and businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles are acquitted of plunder by the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division in connection with the infamous pork barrel scam.

Vloggers In The Philippines List Updated

For many years this site has hosted a list of known Vloggers that are either in the Philippines or have content related to the Philippines.
We have been informed that this list has been updated.

Vloggers Must Pay Taxes in Philippines

It’s an increasingly regulated world for online sellers and influencers. Last week, the BIR called on social media influencers to pay taxes or face charges.

American Pedophile nabbed at Clark Airport

AN alleged American paedophile wanted by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) and US federal authorities for sexually abusing children was arrested by BI officers at the Clark International Airport (CIA). In his report to Immigration Commissioner Norman Tansingco, the BI’s border control and intelligence unit (BCIU) head Dennis Alcedo said Steven Daniel Griswold, 42, was […]

Fire Destroys 600 houses in Lapu Lapu

Around 600 houses were totally destroyed in a huge fire that hit a congested neighborhood in Barangay Pusok in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu on Tuesday afternoon. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan estimated around 20,000 individuals were affected and rendered homeless because of the blaze that began past 1 p.m. There are no reports of injuries, but […]

Bureau of Immigration to blacklist 459 aliens over fake firms

The Bureau of Immigration will blacklist 459 foreigners found to have used fake companies in their application for work visas, BI Commissioner Norman Tansingco said yesterday
The blacklisting is part of the bureau’s campaign to eliminate illegal aliens in the country, specifically those resorting to fraud to obtain visas, he said.

American, British sex offenders arrested in Cebu

An American and a British national wanted in their countries for sexually molesting children were arrested in Cebu on Monday.

John Tomas Minor, 42, and Derek Gordon Heggie, 40, were apprehended by members of the fugitive search unit of the Bureau of Immigration based on mission orders issued by BI Commissioner Norman Tangsinco.