Gov’t witness claims Duterte ordered Davao Death Squad killings —De Lima

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A witness currently in government custody has claimed that Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte ordered killings perpetrated by the vigilante group Davao Death Squad (DDS), Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Tuesday. In a chance interview, De Lima described...

DOTC creates new public utility vehicle classification: the airport bus

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — Passengers going to and from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport will soon have another means of transport with the creation of Airport Buses under a new public utility vehicle (PUV) classification created by the Department of Transportation...

Ninoy Aquino Int’l Airport stinky no more?

Here is something positive, for a change, to say about what the Aquino administration is doing for the good of the country. Of course, this is not about the Mamasapano massacre or President Noynoy’s desire to railroad the approval of the now controversial Bangsamoro bill pending...

Aquino says ‘worst airport’ now looking much better

Manila, Philippines, AFP – President Benigno Aquino Wednesday hailed renovations to the Philippines’ main international airport, expressing optimism it would soon shake off its ranking on one website as the world’s worst airport. Almost a year after he personally apologized for...

Aquino inspects terminals, newly renovated Naia 1 amid Holy Week exodus

MANILA, Apr 1 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday inspected passenger terminals in Metro Manila and Batangas in time for the Holy Week exodus. Aquino personally visited the Batangas Port in Calicanto, Batangas City with Governor Vilma Santos-Recto before...

Aquino says ‘worst airport’ now looking much better

Manila, Philippines, AFP, Wednesday 4/1/2015 – President Benigno Aquino Wednesday hailed renovations to the Philippines’ main international airport, expressing optimism it would soon shake off its ranking on one website as the world’s worst airport. Almost a year after he...

BI installs new passport readers, equipment at NAIA for visitors

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Bureau of Immigration has installed 171 passport readers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport for visitors in 2015, including those coming for major events this year. BI commissioner Siegfred Mison said the upgrades came in time for the arrival of Pope...

CAAP: No-fly zone in effect Jan. 15, 17, 19 for papal visit

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine aviation authorities will implement a no-fly zone on Jan. 15, 17, and 19, during Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said it issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for the visit from Jan. 15 to 19....

President Aquino departs for South Korea to attend 25th ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III left Thursday morning for Busan, South Korea to attend the 25th Association of Southeast Asian Nations – Republic of Korea (ASEAN-ROK) Commemorative Summit on December 11 to 12. In his pre-departure speech at the...

Lawmakers eye ocular inspection of NAIA

MANILA, Nov 24 (Mabuhay) – The House of Representatives Committee on Overseas Workers Affairs is eyeing an ocular inspection of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in connection with a congressional investigation on the integration of airport terminal fees into the...