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More than 50 flights cancelled due to ‘Glenda’

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More than 50 flights, both domestic and international, were cancelled Tuesday as Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) is expected to bring heavy rains and send strong winds across Luzon.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Air China flight at NAIA cancelled due to airconditioning problems

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An Air China flight was cancelled at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after failing to restore its air position status device.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Obama sees big reveal: Jeepneys out, Comet in

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OBAMA ON AN E-JEEP  US President Obama talks with developers of an electric vehicle called Comet. Zero-emission Comets are envisioned to replace gas-guzzling public utility jeepneys on Philippine roads. With Obama are Comet developer Ken Montler (inside the vehicle with Obama), CEO of electric jeep developer Global Electric Transportation (GET); Sigfrido Tiñga, GET president; and Robert Martin of the jeepney federation Pasang Masda.  TARRA QUISMUNDO

Move over, Beast. Here comes Jeepney 1. With his shiny, bomb-proof presidential limousine—dubbed “The Beast” by the US Secret Service—a few steps away, President Barack Obama briefly boarded a zero-emission electric jeep envisioned to replace the gas-guzzling jeepneys on Metro Manila’s roads.

Posted: April 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Praises keep coming for honest Filipino cabbie

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Accolades continue to pour in for Gerardo Gamboa, the Filipino-American cab driver who found and returned $300,000 in cash left behind by a passenger in his taxi.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

UN considers air drops of aid in Yolanda-devastated areas

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Ormoc City in the aftermath of Super Typhoon “Yolanda”.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Bill Godbout

The United Nations is considering air drops as a way to speed up the delivery of aid in isolated areas within Tacloban City as officials acknowledged the slow pace in bringing assistance to affected areas.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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