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Departures

By Dheza Marie Aguilar – When I left the Philippines in 2009, I was full of hatred at an inefficient bureaucratic system and desperate to be reunited with the man I love. When my parents brought me to the airport, I hurried my goodbyes, itching to step into the Read more »

PInoy Winifredo Camacho – E-Class Mercedes Benz designer

The DesignTalks lecture series which brings topflight Filipino designers to center stage opens its third year with world-renowned car designer Winifredo “Wini” Camacho on 7 January, 2012, 3PM at the Ayala Museum. Camacho is credited worldwide as the man behind the inspired designs of the Mercedes Benz E Class Read more »

$30m for NAIA I facelift

By Manolo B. Jara – MANILA: Philippine President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino ordered the release of $30 million to implement a major facelift and transform the country’s rundown premier airport into a world class facility, a top Malacanang official reported on Monday. Secretary Florencio Abad of the Department of Budget Read more »

NAIA-1 gets P1-billion face-lift

By Recto Mercene, BusinessMirror – MANILA, Philippines – A newly refurbished Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 will rise from the shell of the old, much-maligned main gateway, but still would not provide free sleeping quarters for vagrants and those on a tight budget. The repairs will cost Read more »

Pasig River ferries pull in cost-wary Pinoys in droves

By Francis Earl A. Cueto – Commuters have taken to the water in their attempt to beat the high cost of moving around in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region. They have turned to the Pasig River ferries that are visibly an alternative to travel by bus, jeepney or train. Read more »

NAIA-3 to open before end of July

Domestic flights of Philippine Airlines (PAL), Cebu Pacific Air and Air Philippines will soon be departing from the Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) before July ends, airport officials said.

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