Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Budget carriers seek additional seats to Singapore

MANILA, Philippines – Following the signing of the Philippines and Singapore air services agreement, budget carriers Cebu Air Incorporated and its sister airline Tiger Airways Philippines , and AirAsia Zest are now applying for additional seat entitlements to fly to Singapore. The applications of the budget airlines have been ... More here: Budget carriers seek additional seats to Singapore

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Despite dispute: Chinese tourists pick Bicol as tourism haven in Philippines

Despite the China-Philippines territorial sea dispute, Chinese visitors have considered Albay province as a tourism haven with its unique and wonderful eco-tourism spots, a Chinese tourism agency official said. Terrence Fang of Yueqiho International Travel Agency said more than 200 Chinese tourists, mostly families, planed in directly from China via the Legazpi City National Airport and ... More here: Despite dispute: Chinese tourists pick Bicol as tourism haven in Philippines

In Turkey, tracing the roots of Christianity

Centuries ago, the apostles sowed the seeds of Christianity there, after Jesus died on the cross in Jerusalem. The House of Mother Mary (Photos ROY LEGARDE) CRADLE OF CHRISTIANITY This is the kind of “faith tourism” that I was privileged to experience in a Bible Pilgrimage Fam Tour organized by D’Archo Travel of Turkey and Larry’s Classic Tours, pioneer in pilgrimage tours in the Philippines ... More here: In Turkey, tracing the roots of Christianity

Despite dispute: Chinese tourists pick Bicol as tourism haven in Philippines

Despite the China-Philippines territorial sea dispute, Chinese visitors have considered Albay province as a tourism haven with its unique and wonderful eco-tourism spots, a Chinese tourism agency official said. Terrence Fang of Yueqiho International Travel Agency said more than 200 Chinese tourists, mostly families, planed in directly from China via the Legazpi City National Airport and ... More here: Despite dispute: Chinese tourists pick Bicol as tourism haven in Philippines

Saturday, February 28, 2015

ASEAN chief justices meet in PH as bloc gears up for integration

BORACAY, Philippines – Chief Justices from member-states of the Association for Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) arrived here Sunday, March 1, for a 3-day gathering featuring a half-day discussion of good judicial practices in the region. Technology upgrade for court services and case management techniques is at the forefront of the ... More here: ASEAN chief justices meet in PH as bloc gears up for integration

AFP preparing to travel to Philippines after homicide, kidnapping, sexual abuse charges laid against Australian ...

Australian Federal Police officers prepare to travel to the Philippines to help local authorities who have charged a Melbourne man with homicide, kidnapping and sexually abusing young girls.... More here: AFP preparing to travel to Philippines after homicide, kidnapping, sexual abuse charges laid against Australian ...

Friday, February 27, 2015

PH, France seal alliance to ensure ‘livable’ planet

In the hope of ensuring a “livable” planet for all, the Philippines and France have called on the international community to make history in Paris this December by signing a “universal, equitable, and ambitious” agreement to address the climate change. The Manila Call to Action on Climate Change was launched by President Aquino and French President Fran├žois Hollande ahead of a United Nations ... More here: PH, France seal alliance to ensure ‘livable’ planet