Daily Archives: 3 years ago

PHL New Year fireworks display caught international attention

Manila’s New Year fireworks display gained attention from international news media outlets, in a positive way. News outlets are saying that Philippines has a unique aerial view of spectacular fireworks. “This scene is relatively unique to the Philippines,” Mic.com writes in an article. “Revelers around the city had quite the light show to bid 2014 […]

DOTC favors new NAIA terminal than third runway

Department of Transportation and Communications is letting go of the plan to build a third runway for Ninoy Aquino International Airport, instead it is looking into building a new airport terminal. “The consultant (Ruud Ummels) doubted if it could even add additional movements,” Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. “Putting a runway that will cross over will […]

Bulk carrier with all-Filipino crew en route to China sinks

Department of Foreign Affairs is now communicating with proper authorities to get updates on the reported sinking of a Bahamian-flagged cargo ship Bulk Jupiter in Vietnamese waters Friday. “Our Embassy in Hanoi is coordinating with Vietnamese authorities to get confirmation and more details about the reported sinking of cargo ship Bulk Jupiter,” Department of Foreign […]

DND strongly denies misuse of emergency funds

Department of National Defense answers Commission on Audit’s findings that big part of its 2013 P352.5 million Quick Reaction Funds were not properly used. COA said that DND used the fund for “acquisition of equipment, petroleum, oil and lubricants, training, construction/repairs and improvement which were not all consistent with the purposes of QRF.” “This DND […]

Little Jimmy Dickens dies at 94

The ninety-four year old American Country Music Hall of Famer and Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens passed away, Opry spokeswoman Jessie Schmidt confirmed. He died of cardiac arrest Friday, January 2 at a Nashville area hospital. Dickens who stood 4-foot-11 has been a mainstay at the Grand Ole Opry since 1948. His last […]