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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aby Sayyaf leader Khair Mundos captured in slum near Manila airport

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:23pm by AFP

    ... a US$500,000 US government reward on his head, was detained in a rundown Muslim quarter near the airport where he was staying with relatives, the police and military said after a joint raid. ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Indian firm in consortium to upgrade Cebu's airport

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:43am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Consortium gets nod to upgrade Cebu airport A consortium that includes India's GMR Group has won a 17.52 billion peso (HK$3 billion) contract to upgrade the passenger terminal of the Philippines' second airport, the Philippine government said. The GMR-Megawide consortium has been awarded a 25-year concession to Mactan-Cebu International Airport ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    At least 11 dead as Typhoon Rammasun cuts across the Philippines

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 06:02pm by AFP

    ... across the tarmac at Manila airport, hitting equipment parked nearby, airport officials said. ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila airport's Terminal 1 voted world's worst- again

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 03:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Manila airport terminal world's worst – again The Philippines' main Manila airport terminal has been named the world's worst for the second successive year in a survey by an online travel website. Officials, however, brushed off the survey results, insisting conditions were being improved. The Guide to Sleeping in Airports website said ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Two monster transport projects in Manila spell misery for commuters

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 10:56pm by Alan Robles

    ... the airport and a skyway that crosses the city. The national government is cramming the jobs together in the hope of finishing them before President Benigno Aquino steps down in 2016. Officials warned ... the steep rates. The airport expressway will lead directly to a casino complex where Macau magnate Stanley Ho Hung-sun's son Lawrence Ho Yau-Lung is building a hotel. According to the Metro ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Looting and gunfire show desperation in Leyte, island worst hit by typhoon

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 11:04pm by AP

    ... of a logjam to be absolutely honest getting stuff in here," said the UN's Sebastian Rhodes Stampa against the roar of a C-130 military transport plane landing behind him at the airport ... on their way to the region, loaded with generators, water purifying kits and emergency lights- vital equipment needed to sustain a major relief mission. Airports were reopening in the region, ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino under pressure over typhoon aid as US carrier arrives

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 11:27am by Reuters in Tacloban

    ... Anger and frustration have been boiling over as essential supplies fail to reach many of those in need. Food and other goods have stacked up at the airport in Tacloban, for instance. Some areas ... Tacloban airport to cope with the exodus from the stricken city. As darkness fell on Wednesday, Philippine Special Forces held back hundreds of people, many of whom had walked for hours to reach ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Haiyan survivors in Tacloban do their best to find solace in Christmas

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 09:30pm by GDN

    ... Government organisations have made an effort to boost Christmas spirit. Lanterns set up by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority around the St Nino parish and Tacloban airport will light up ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Help came far too late for some Philippine typhoon victims

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:55am by NYT, Reuters

    ... government control. Aid workers huddled for days in the airport, fearful of venturing out amid reports of sporadic gunfire and after at least one convoy was raided by desperate people. Some of those ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino workers 'treated like animals' and kicked out of Saudi Arabia in crackdown

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... police rounded them up and placed them in a crowded cell for four days before they were paraded from the immigration centre to the airport. They treated us like animals Domestic helper Amor Roxas ...




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