SYDNEY – The travel plans of thousands of Australians were disrupted Saturday by a power outage at Sydney’s international airport. Australia’s busiest air terminal was blacked out for an hour and a half, crippling security screening and check-in and delaying “thousands” of passengers, a Sydney Airport spokesman said. “The cause of the failure is under [...]
By Marlon Ramos
, Tetch Torres
(UPDATE) The Bureau of Customs on Thursday sued suspected car smuggler Lynard Allan Bigcas and five of his alleged cohorts for bringing in 29 luxury motorcycles and cars without paying the appropriate customs duties and taxes.
TRAFFIC SCHEME EXTENSION The Cebu City Council has approved a one-month extension of an experimental traffic scheme in a portion of Panganiban Street located along N. Bacalso Avenue and in Sanciangko Street. Councilor Ritchie Osmeña, proponent of the extension, said the City Traffic Operations Management (Citom) needed more time to “study the effect” of the [...]
THE Department of Energy in Central Visayas (DOE-7) is set to distribute at least 12,000 Pantawid Pasada cards to subsidize fuel public utility jeepneys in Cebu. DOE- 7 Regional Director Antonio Labios said they are still completing the mechanisms on how the “Pantawid Pasada Card” will be implemented in Cebu. “We still have to set [...]
MANILA, Philippines – The Ion scan machines at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport are not working, a NAIA security official told Radyo Inquirer Tuesday. Corporal Allan Dahili said these scanning machines would have helped them in detecting drugs or explosives inside luggages. Dahili issued the statement as NAIA was placed on heightened alert following the [...]