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Cebu Pacific maintains its status as the largest airline in the country

Cebu Pacific maintains its status as the largest airline in the country

Tweet   Cebu Pacific with a growth rate of 13 percent has maintained its status as the country’s largest airline. Philippines’ Civil Aeronautics Board showed that the airlines flew a total of 4,088,493 domestic passengers, a 1.2 million more than that of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL), and a 48.75 percent of the [Continue reading]

Photos bought in a garage sale now worths $200 million

Photos bought in a garage sale now worths $200 million

Tweet   In Los Angeles California, commercial painter Rick Norsigian learned that photos he bought at a garage sale in year 2000 for $45 dollars now worths more than $200 million. Norsigian kept the two boxes he bought at a garage sale under his pool table for four years before realizing that it may be [Continue reading]

Plastic bottle boat completes voyage

Plastic bottle boat completes voyage

Tweet   After four months at sea, the boat made from plastic bottles completed its four-month voyage that sailed to Sydney Harbour from San Francisco. The boat named Plastiki was assembled using 12,500 plastic bottles. The Plastiki started its voyage on March from the coast of San Francisco US, following the route that crosses the [Continue reading]

NAIA back to normal

NAIA back to normal

Tweet   After diverting at least 35 international and domestic flights in the morning, operations at Ninoy Aquino International Airport are now back to normal around 1 p.m. on Saturday. The Manila International Airport Authority released a public advisory that no other flights after 1 p.m. were diverted. The only affected flights were the [Continue reading]

Filipino Travelers warned against 'drug mules'

Filipino Travelers warned against 'drug mules'

Tweet Warnings were issued following the reported involvement of Filipino nationals in three separate drug trafficking cases. Consul General Claro Cristobal said that Hong Kong authorities already arrested two Filipino women on separate drug trafficking incidents. The first incident was made on June 2 when the Filipina arrived at the Hong Kong [Continue reading]

DFA to improve passport processing

DFA to improve passport processing

Tweet     Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto Romulo assured that the agency is continuously looking at different aspects to further improve its services, particularly passport processing. In a luncheon with the Department of Foreign Affairs Press Corps, Romulo said that DFA is already looking at other strategies to fast-track passport [Continue reading]

NAIA flights diverted to other airports

NAIA flights diverted to other airports

Tweet Almost 22 international and domestic flights bound for Manila were diverted on Saturday, due to poor visibility, to other airports in Diosdado Macapagal International Airport in Clark and Cebu International Airport. [Continue reading]

DFA schedules foreign trips for Aquino

DFA schedules foreign trips for Aquino

Tweet President-elect Benigno Aquino III has no choice but to expect more travels when he assumes the presidency. [Continue reading]

Taiwan export recovery, good news for OFWs

Taiwan export recovery, good news for OFWs

Tweet   The recovery of the export sector in Taiwan is a positive news for Filipino workers in terms of job opportunities [Continue reading]

DFA tells public to renew passports 6 months before expiry date

DFA tells public to renew passports 6 months before expiry date

Tweet   DFA is sending out a helpful reminder to passport holders to renew your passports 6 months before the expiry date. [Continue reading]

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