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OFW groups seek TRO on integration of NAIA terminal fee into airfare


Several groups of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) asked the Pasay City Regional Trial Court, on Tuesday, to issue a temporary restraining order, stopping the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) from implementing the integration of the airport terminal fee in the cost of international airline tickets starting Nov. 1.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Emirates to fly world’s largest passenger plane to Manila


The world’s largest passenger jet is flying to Manila on Tuesday night on a one-off commercial flight by Emirates Airline to mark its move to the newly rehabilitated Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Dubai eyes 120-million passenger capacity at second airport

World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. AP FILE PHOTO

Dubai has relaunched an ambitious project to develop its second airport, touted originally as the world’s largest, to handle 120 million passengers a year.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17’s victims

“THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC,” a good friend posted on Facebook to express love for Budy Gunawan and his family. (From left) Sherryl Shania, 20, Darryl Dwight, 15, and wife Irene Pabellon, from Quezon originally.  FACEBOOK PHOTO

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. “Mama, may I hug you?”

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH urges nations to unite to determine those responsible for ‘brutal act’ on MH17

A woman lays flowers near a sign reading "Putin kills children" in front of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kiev on July 18, 2014 to pay tribute to the 298 people who died after flight MH17 of Malaysia Airlines crashed in rebel-held east Ukraine. The Boeing 777 came down in cornfields in the separatist-held region yesterday, spraying debris and body parts for kilometres around, with the United States claiming it was shot down in a missile attack. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY

The Philippines on Saturday condemned the “brutal act” of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine that claimed the lives of 298 people, including three Filipinos.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »