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  1. In Brief

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Law Society sets up legal helpline for injured victims The Law Society set up a free legal helpline to support the injured victims of the Manila hostage tragedy and the families ... As of Wednesday, our Hong Kong station reported at least 558 Manila-bound bookings were cancelled. The bookings consisted of tourists from Hong Kong, Beijing, Xiamen, and other points in China,' PAL ...

  2. Sorry we can't fly today, we have no pilots

    Posted Aug 01st 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Philippine Airlines was forced to cancel three Hong Kong-Manila flights, and several domestic flights, after nearly a dozen Airbus A320 pilots suddenly quit their jobs for better-paying jobs abroad. Some 180 passengers from flights 313 and 319 departing from Hong Kong were put on flights later in the day. Flight 318 from Manila was also cancelled. The pilots did ...

  3. Cathay jet engine shut down mid-flight

    Posted Dec 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... A Cathay Pacific flight from Manila to Hong Kong made it safely to Chek Lap Kok on Thursday night despite having one of its four engines shut down during the journey because of a technical ... of the flight. The spokeswoman confirmed that flight 918 from Manila to Hong Kong had landed, without incident, at Hong Kong International Airport at 8.22pm on Thursday. All 338 passengers and 19 crew ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... Early next month, Manila's commercial district of Makati will get its first new upmarket hotel since the New World Manila Hotel opened back in 1994. Raffles Makati will be a boutique ... overrated Long Bar and a Writers Bar. It would have been nice if Raffles had taken over a heritage property in the city, such as the Manila Hotel (top right), which turns 100 this year and is ripe ...

  5. Big deal

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook Farrington American Express Travel has a weekend package to Manila with two nights in a deluxe room at the Mandarin Oriental (mandarinoriental.com) for HK$1,939, twin share. Club deluxe rooms are available for HK$2,199. These prices are for departures on Friday or Saturday for the next three weekends with Philippine Airlines. Breakfast, round-trip transfers ...

  6. Wake-up call

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to Manila, Cebu and Clark. The deal sounded attractive, I thought. And against my better judgment, I rang the airline's number. Against my better judgment because I've rung ... No 23. And waiting for an Aloha burger at Jollibee after Sunday Mass in Central. You soon learn Manila wasn't built in a day. And I have a soft spot for this particular carrier. Its pilots ...

  7. City Digest

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... flight back to HK An engine problem forced Manila-bound Cathay Pacific flight CX903 carrying 230 people to return to Hong Kong at 6.20pm. The problem in one of the Airbus 340's four engines ...

  8. Travellers' checks

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adam Nebbs (tchecks@gmail.com) Migrating from Manila The Guide to Sleeping in Airports (www.sleepinginairports.net) is one of the oldest travel websites on the internet, having been online ... international carrier) at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport topping the worst. Among the less alarming shortcomings mentioned were the long queues at immigration, although this looks set ...

  9. Big Deal

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... A two-night Manila package with a choice of accommodation at some of the city's better hotels is on sale at Tiglion travel from HK$2,490 per person, twin share. For this price you can choose from the Mandarin Oriental ( www.mandarinoriental . com) or the InterContinental ( www.intercontinental.com ) ntil December 20, and the Peninsula ( www.peninsula . com) until September 30. ...

  10. Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Heathrow flights, which are scheduled to begin on June 6. Qantas is expected to terminate services from Hong Kong to Heathrow later this month. Thriller for Manila Anyone who has seen Wong Kar-wai's Days of Being Wild will be familiar with the Bicol Express train, which has run between Manila and Bicol in southern Luzon since the 1920s, and featured quite prominently in the film. ...




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