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Fly from Dubai to Manila for just Dh469
Philippines-based budget airline Cebu Pacific has introduced special fares for flying from Dubai to select destinations in the island country. Tickets from Dubai to Manila will cost just Dh469, while tickets to Bacolod, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu ...
Posted: August 21, 2017, 3:55 am
NCRPO steps up security preps for Ariana Grande Manila concert
Security preparations were heightened ahead of the Manila concert of American pop star Ariana Grande slated on Monday night. “We deployed 160 personnel. Meron tayong SWAT team sa loob. Merong eye level cameras, yan ang ginagawa ngayon para may facial ...
Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:41 am
'Isang' continues to intensify, brings heavy rains over Metro Manila
MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Storm “Isang” continued to intensify on Monday morning as it continued to slice through a group of small islands north of Luzon. In a severe weather bulletin issued at 11 in the morning, the Philippine Atmospheric ...
Posted: August 21, 2017, 1:04 am
Supreme Court to take up its version of the 'Thrilla in Manila': Sports betting
by Ryan Lovelace | Aug 21, 2017, 12:01 AM Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email this article Share on LinkedIn Forget President Trump's travel ban: Another heavyweight fight is heading to the Supreme Court in the fall that will pit New Jersey Gov.
Posted: August 20, 2017, 9:21 pm
Malaysia holds off on Filipino's execution: Manila
MANILA - Malaysia has granted a last-minute stay of execution to a convicted Filipino murderer, following an appeal by Manila, Philippine officials said on Saturday (Aug 19). Ejah Jaafar, whose age was not given, was scheduled to hang on Friday after being ...
Posted: August 19, 2017, 4:07 am
Wait ‘till we come back to Manila -- archer Paz-Cojuangco vows redempion
Defeated in her stint in the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, archer Amaya Paz-Cojuangco vowed to bounce back when the biennial meet comes to Manila two years from now. KUALA LUMPUR -- Quietly sobbing in one corner inside the Philippine tent at ...
Posted: August 19, 2017, 12:20 am
14 suspected drug pushers killed in one-night police anti-crime drive in Manila
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 17) — More alleged drug pushers fall in the government's war against illegal drugs. Twenty-five suspects were killed and more than 150 were arrested in the "one-time, big-time" anti-drug and anti-criminality ...
Posted: August 18, 2017, 2:46 am
B.I.G Asia Tour in Manila this September
With the rise of the Korean craze through drama and K-Pop, many Korean acts have been dropping by the Philippines for fan meets, showcases and even concerts this year. Following their first ever visit in the Philippines last July 7, 2017 for the Super Pop ...
Posted: August 18, 2017, 2:30 am
Nothing reckless in massive Bulacan, Manila drug raids – Malacañang
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang defended the series of "one-time big time" drug raids in Bulacan and Metro Manila, saying that despite their high death tolls, they were not "reckless" operations. "This is not a reckless exercise of blood letting.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 1:31 am
Kevin Kwan is Back In Manila for his 'Rich People Problems' Book Tour!
Kevin Kwan, author of the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy, is back in Manila to promote the third and last book of the series: Rich People Problems. This time, Kwan will be hitting 5 different events from all over the metro, where fans get to meet him, hear ...
Posted: August 18, 2017, 12:30 am