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× Filipino student arrested at Hong Kong airport for carrying restricted item

MANILA, Philippines --- A Filipino student bound for Canada has been arrested and detained in an airport in Hong Kong after a restricted item was found in his luggage, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.

The DFA said airport authorities found two extendable batons in the unnamed student's check-in luggage, an item considered a dangerous weapon in Hong Kong.

Consul General Antonio…