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Light plane crashes in Papua, killing 2 people

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A light aircraft crashed Wednesday in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua, killing its American pilot and a passenger.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NBI experts gear up for huge task of identifying Yolanda fatalities

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Survivors walk through the rubble of damaged homes and a ship that was washed ashore in Tacloban city, Leyte.  AP FILE PHOTO

The Augmentation Disaster Victim Identification (DIV) team of the National Bureau of Investigation is already on standby to go to Leyte to help in identifying the victims of typhoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan).

Posted: November 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More airports open; Tacloban gives priority to planes carrying relief goods

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A survivor from Tacloban, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan gestures while sitting on the ground after disembarking a Philippine Air Force C-130 aircraft at the Villamor Airbase, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Manila, Philippines. AP

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said on Wednesday it has decided to limit the use of the Tacloban City airport by general aviation aircraft due to space limitations, as the government and local and international relief agencies rush aid to disaster-stricken areas in Eastern Visayas.

Posted: November 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DSWD works with PAL, Air 21 in bringing relief goods to Bohol

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has forged a deal with Philippine Airlines (PAL) Foundation and Air 21 to transport relief goods free of charge to the victims of the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Bohol on October 15.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Snow grounds hundreds of flights across Europe

Snow ploughs clean the the tarmac of the Munich, southern Germany, airport, Monday, Jan 21, 2013. Hundreds of fights were canceled in Britain, France and Germany Monday as snow and ice blanketed Western Europe. AP Photo/dapd, Lennart Preiss

Hundreds of flights were cancelled and hazardous roads and railways disrupted traffic and caused countless accidents across Europe on Monday as heavy snow and freezing weather gripped the continent.

Posted: January 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Missed your flight? Airlines give a break on rebooking

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The country’s major airlines extended for a third day their free rebooking promo for passengers who missed their flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) due to the flooding in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

Posted: August 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

153 feared killed as plane crashes in Lagos—air chief

: Map of Nigeria locating plane crash in the Iju district of Lagos. AFP

A plane carrying 153 passengers crashed Sunday in a densely populated district of Nigeria’s economic capital Lagos, the head of Civil Aviation Auuthority told AFP, adding he feared none had survived.

Posted: June 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

10 killed in cargo plane crash in Ghana’s capital

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The wreckage of a Boeing 727 cargo plane sits cordoned off on a roadway near Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana, Saturday, June 2, 2012. The cargo plane attempting to land at the airport Saturday, slamming into a bus loaded with passengers on a nearby street, killed all 10 people inside the vehicle. AP/CHRISTIAN THOMPSON

A Boeing 727 cargo plane attempting to land at the international airport in Ghana’s capital crashed Saturday, slamming into a bus loaded with passengers on a nearby street, killing all 10 people inside the vehicle, emergency responders and airport officials said.

Posted: June 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

North Korea stops jamming South’s GPS–official

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SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea has stopped sending GPS jamming signals that affected hundreds of civilian flights in South Korea over a two-week period, officials said Tuesday.

Posted: May 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

4 dead after medical plane crashes in Caribbean

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Four people died when their medical evacuation plane plunged into the Caribbean shortly after taking off from the Franco-Dutch island of Saint Martin, the health ministry said Saturday.

Posted: May 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Australian, S.African dead in Indonesia plane crash

A South African pilot and his Australian passenger were killed when their Susi Air plane crashed in eastern Indonesia, officials said Thursday, in the airline’s third fatal accident in a year.

Posted: April 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bomb joke not funny for plane passengers

Seven passengers were taken into custody by airport authorities on Thursday after one of them reportedly cracked a bomb joke as the Palawan-bound plane they were on was about to take off at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

Posted: April 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PAL adds, cancels flights for Holy Week

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Philippine Airlines (PAL) is adjusting its operations on Holy Week by adding six extra flights to three destinations and upgrading 20 international and two domestic flights by using bigger aircraft.

Posted: April 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima

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  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
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  • Banks allowed to use ‘cloud’
  • SMIC to issue P15-B bonds
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