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More than 1,500 live turtles found duct-taped and stuffed in suitcases

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Customs NAIA continues to stop illegal wildlife smugglingCUSTOMS NAIA APPREHENDS PHP4.5 MILLION WORTH OF 1,529 LIVE…

Posted by Bureau of Customs NAIA on Sunday, March 3, 2019

The 1,529 exotic turtles were worth an estimated 4.5 million Philippine pesos on the black market — that’s about $86,750 U.S. dollars, says a Filipino passenger smuggled the turtles on a flight from Hong Kong. “The passenger may have been informed of the vigilance of Bureau of Customs against illegal wildlife trade and its penalties, thus leaving the four (4) X-Rayed luggage unclaimed in the arrival area,” the bureau wrote on Facebook. 

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Address: 1 Rizal Park, Ermita, Manila, 0913 Metro Manila, Philippines

Phone: +63 2 527 0011

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  • 5-star hotel
  • Overlooking the South Harbor
  • 4 swanky restaurants, including a champagne room, along 3 bars, and a club lounge with butler service.
  • Outdoor swimming pool with pool bar, and full-service spa
  • Kid friendly
  • Palacio del Gobernador is a 1/2 mile away
  • Ninoy Aquino Airport is 5.5 miles away
  • Clark International Airport is 50 miles away
  • On-site business center
  • Manila Ocean Park is 0.3 miles away
  • SM Mall of Asia is 0.4 miles away

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Super Typhoon Mangkhut Hits China After Hammering Philippines

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China, Hong Kong brace for Typhoon Mangkhut, as toll rises to 36 – Al-jazeera

The national meteorological centre urged officials to prepare for possible disasters [ Jason Lee/Reuters] - Book Cheap Flights!

About 87,000 people had evacuated from high-risk areas of the Philippines [ Jes Aznar/Getty Images]



A woman runs in the rainstorm as Typhoon Mangkhut approaches, in Shenzhen, China September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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Typhoon Mangkhut left at least 28 dead a s it passed through the northern Philippines [ Jes Aznar/Getty Images]
Hong Kong residents were urged to prepare for the worst [ Bobby Yip/Reuters]

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