Naia guard praised for returning Korean national’s wallet with cash

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 04:16 PM January 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A security guard at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia)  is being hailed for his honesty, as he returned a wallet — containing money of different denominations — owned by a Korean national, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said Friday.

DOTr said Korean national Kangho Yoon was about to board a flight bound for Incheon, South Korea when he accidentally dropped his wallet on the roadway of West Departure Curbside at Naia Terminal 1 on Thursday.


Naia guard Reno Erenea later found the wallet that contained cash worth P24,950 and 181,000 KRW and assorted IDs. He then immediately turned it over to the Terminal Police Office.

He also exerted effort to find the owner through the Paging Section.


Yoon then arrived at the Terminal Police Office to claim his wallet and thanked Erenea for his honest effort.

Ed Monreal, general manager of Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa), appealed to all airport workers to continue promoting the “culture of honesty.”

“Ito ay isang magandang imahe para sa ating paliparan at sa ating bansa (This is a good image or our airports and our country),” Monreal said in a statement.  /kga

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