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aaa  The operator of Xiamen Air plane that skidded on the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday night will be fined at least P15 million, the head of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said. MIAA general manager Ed Monreal said the fine will cover the cost of the Boeing 737 removal after the accident le...

August 22, 2018
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aaaMANILA---The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) said it was planning to increase the number of its scholars to 33,000 next year. DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña and DOST-SEI Director Josette Biyo made the announcement in a press conference on July 18 at the Philippine International Convention Center ...

August 21, 2018
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aaaMANILA---Following hundreds of cancelled flights,  local airlines on Sunday made further adjustments in its operations at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) announced that certain flights will not be operating due to heavy ramp congestion.

August 19, 2018
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aaaThe Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) apologized earlier this evening after it failed to reopen a Ninoy Aquino International Aiport (NAIA) runway whose closure has led to the cancellation of more than 60 flights.

The MIAA said they now expected to remove the Xiamen Airlines plane that skidded off the runway by 5 a.m. tomor...

August 17, 2018
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aaaAt least 48 flights, including 16 plying the Hong Kong-Manila route, were cancelled today at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after a passenger plane overshot the runway, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said. The MIAA said the flights were cancelled because they had to close NAIA international runway 06/24 after Xi...

August 17, 2018
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aaa  Manila---Airport policemen arrested a 25-year-old janitor after he stole the bag of a Chinese tourist at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. Operatives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport [NAIA] terminal 1 arrested a 25-year-old janitor after he carted away a stolen bag of a passenger containing cell phone, ...

August 2, 2018
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aaa  The demand for passports remains high, but applicants should not be deceived by false announcements that the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is selling appointment slots online for passport applicants. In a statement, the DFA said that it was not selling passport appointment slots and urged the public to be wary of fake social medi...

July 23, 2018
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aaaManila---A taxi driver was arrested in Rizal yesterday (July 19) after he sped away with the backpack of a newly-arrived overseas Filipino worker from Oman who refused to agree to the exorbitant fare he was demanding. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal said taxi driver Rodel Ormillo was arrested after the bl...

July 20, 2018
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aaaThe Bureau of Immigration (BI) yesterday (July 19) inaugurated the newly-installed electronic gate system (e-Gate) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to shorten the long queues at immigration counters and expedite the processing of travellers. BI officials said the P328-million project---dubbed the Fast Travel program---introduced ...

July 20, 2018
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aaaCathay Pacific and five other airlines remitted a total of P13.74 million worth of unrefunded Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal fees, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said today (July 16). MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal said he was elated after the six airlines turned over the unrefunded terminal fees collected...

July 17, 2018