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PAL hosts Beverly Hills reception for new fleet, 777 Manila-LA flight, PH aviation safety upgrade

PAL President Ramon Ang receives crystal engine trophy from Charles Jackson of GE Aviation. INQUIRER PHOTOS

Philippine Airlines on June 12 celebrated auspicious events at the Beverly Hills Wilshire Hotel with two hundred attendees from the travel industry, Boeing and GE Aviation officials, government and the Filipino American community eagerly awaiting the announcement of “something big.”

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

HK victims to get P115M; traders raised money

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A year later, Buddhist monk leads the rites to mark the first anniversary of 2010's botched bus hostage drama at the Rizal Park in Manila. They are from right front row, Tse Chi Hang, Lee Mei Chun, Lin Siu Ching, Tse Chi Kin, all relatives of Masa Tse, the tour guide who was the first to be killed by the hostage-taker. AP FILE PHOTO

Money raised by Chinese-Filipino businessmen and businessmen in Hong Kong who have interests in the Philippines was used in the compensation package for the victims of the 2010 Manila hostage tragedy, a Manila councilman said on Thursday.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA: Saudi tourists in the Philippines reach record-high

Growth of visitors in the Philippines from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Infographics from DFA.

The arrival of visitors from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is at an all-time high, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a statement Tuesday.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

More Europeans to have more fun in Philippines

Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr.

The Philippines expects a “significant increase” in tourist arrivals from Europe following the decision of the European Union (EU) to lift a ban on Philippine Airlines (PAL) flying on its airspace.

Posted: July 12th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

OFWs urged: Come home more often, join FB, invite all

Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

Add a few more Facebook friends and earn the title “new tourism ambassadors” in the process.

Posted: March 3rd, 2013 in Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »