Friday, April 18, 2014   

Manila holds 16 Chinese overstayers
(01-16 19:15)

Twelve of the 28 Chinese arrested by Philippine Immigration Bureau officials yesterday in a raid at a shopping mall in Metro Manila have been released, the Chinese embassy in Manila said.
Philippine Immigration Bureau officials raided Baclaran Terminal Plaza Mall in Pasay city, Metro Manila, on Wednesday afternoon, seizing 28 Chinese on alleged overstaying and undocumented work. Two were confirmed as Chinese- Filipinos and released on the same day. Ten Chinese nationals with all required documents were freed on Thursday. Those remaining are under investigation, according to the Chinese embassy. Mission spokesman Zhang Hua urged Manila to properly handle the issue.—Xinhua

   
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