In the Philippines, many people are afraid to go near a Balete tree. They believe that this tree is haunted or is the chosen dwelling of preternatural creatures. But there is one particular Balete tree located beside a national highway in Sitio Dikiri in Pasuguin, Ilocos Norte that people visit quite often. The […]
Yes, a plane can land by itself using a system that is often referred to as “autoland”. The pilots can program the auto pilot to carry out the landing automatically whilst the pilots monitor the aircraft. However there are limitations to when the autoland system can be used. The Boeing 737 (the world’s most successful […]
Designed in Shanghai, China the Cowa Robot moves at a top speed of nearly 4.5mph and stays no more than 2ft behind its owner.
New Cabinet members will need to adjust their lifestyle now that the Duterte administration has started. There will be no more first-class travel or dining in expensive restaurants because the new president said so.
With overseas summer and school holiday planning well underway, travellers are reminded that the Smartraveller website, www.smartraveller.gov.au, should be your first stop before booking your trip to make sure you are well informed and prepared.
Because of heavy traffic, a man was stuck inside his van along Roxas Blvd in Pasay City. His location was only 1 km from San Juan de Dios Hospital along the same road. Without traffic, the distance could easily be reached within 2 minutes. He gasped for breath, amid poisonous fumes from exhaust pipes of […]
The Turnbull Government voted to cut the pension for elderly Australians who travel overseas.
Philippine Airlines announced new direct flights between Los Angeles and Cebu, the Philippines’ second largest city, during a San Francisco Bay Area Road show held last month. The service will start on March 15, 2016. There will be three weekly flights to Cebu using the 254-seater Airbus A340.
Passengers beware: Life jackets cannot be kept as souvenirs. A Hong Kong Magistrates’ Court found a 64-year-old woman from mainland China guilty of stealing a life jacket from a plane. She was fined HK$2,000 (PHP12,143.)
Atty. Persida Acosta, Chief of the Public Attorney’s Office, has a few pieces of advice for OFWs and travellers about to pass through the Ninoy Aquino International Airport that she made public on Facebook.
It’s in the district of Shibuya—home to the Meiji Temple—a pagoda and a Shinto shrine that my love story with Japan begins. Shibuya reflects the intersection of the rich and preserved Japanese culture and the vibrant trend of the new era.
October 6, 1965, the engines of a DC8 plane roared at the Manila International Airport, taxied the tarmac, accelerated down the runway and Philippine Airlines (PAL) leaped to the skies making its inaugural flight to Sydney, Australia.