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More than 50 flights cancelled due to ‘Glenda’


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

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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

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

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 »