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PH, Malaysia ink pact to double seat capacity

As of 11/01/2014 9:32 AM
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines finally inked a new air agreement with Malaysia, doubling the weekly seat capacity between the two Southeast Asian countries to accommodate more passengers. Full article

Think tank urges reforms based on PPP experience

As of 11/01/2014 9:30 AM
MANILA, Philippines - A high profile think tank has urged government to institutionalize reforms based on the four-year performance of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program. Full article

K-Water takes over Angat hydro plant

As of 11/01/2014 9:20 AM
MANILA, Philippines - The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM), the agency tasked to privatize state-owned power assets, finally closed yesterday the sale of the 218-megawatt Angat Hydroelectric Power Plant in Bulacan to Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-Water). Full article

Quick guide to Metro Manila's biggest cemeteries

As of 11/01/2014 9:00 AM
Even though almost half of Metro Manila's population will be out of town during the upcoming All Souls' Day weekend, expect the biggest cemeteries in the Metro to be congested as Filipinos visit their departed loved ones this year. Full article

MIAA suspends integration of terminal fee into airline tickets

As of 10/31/2014 7:53 PM
A plan to integrate terminal fees into the prices of international airline tickets has been delayed yet again. Full article

PH, Asian stocks surge as US GDP rises faster than expected

As of 10/31/2014 6:54 PM
Philippine shares ended the month on a positive note, joining the rest of Asia higher as the US economy expanded faster than expected in the third quarter. Full article

LTFRB stops apprehending Uber vehicles

As of 10/31/2014 6:04 PM
Following a backlash from commuters, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has stopped apprehending Uber vehicles for now. -- @ancalerts, October 31, 2014 Full article

Pasay court halts integration of terminal fee in int'l airline tickets

As of 10/31/2014 4:31 PM
MANILA – The Pasay Regional Trial Court has temporarily stopped the implementation of the integrated terminal fee in all airline tickets of international flights. Full article

Online outrage after HSBC exec compares HK people to freed slaves

As of 10/31/2014 4:16 PM
Thousands have signed an online petition denouncing reported comments by an HSBC Holdings board member in which she likened Hong Kong protesters' demands for democracy to the emancipation of slaves. Full article

28 firms commit to use gensets to ease power shortage - Meralco

As of 10/31/2014 4:14 PM
MANILA - Twenty-eight companies in the Philippines have committed to use their diesel-fueled generators to help ease a looming power shortage that could cripple one of Asia's fast-growing economies, Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said on Friday. Full article


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