December 10, 2019

Category: Places

​NCMF Appeals to All Filipinos for Calm Over Jolo & Zamboanga Bomb Attacks

NCMF Secretary and CEO Saidamen Balt Pangarungan pointed out that they are just like the residents of Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, who have been living for several….

PAL bolsters tourist travel to PH via daily Cebu-Nagoya flights by Mar. 31

PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) will begin operating a daily frequency between Nagoya and Cebu starting March 31, 2019, as the award-winning flag carrier escalates its bid to strengthen Japanese tourist travel to the Philippines. PR480 will depart Nagoya’s Chubu Centrair International Airport at 9:10AM every day, and arrive in Cebu by 2:30PM, while PR479 will leave […]

We Are Social expands in Asia, opens new Hong Kong hub, 13th int’l office

​By Donald Hong Catchy jingles, memorable taglines, effective PSA mascots and slogans: these were just some of the “social” ways to get your “meme” to “go viral” with your audience during the ad industry’s renaissance in Hong Kong in the past. Having grown up in such an environment that nurtured so many creative talents, the […]

A whole day of sight-seeing in Jakarta: Monas, Istiqlal Mosque, Catholic Cathedral a must visit

This is the National Mosque of Indonesia located in Jakarta. It is called Istiqlal Mosque. (Photo: Rezky Ramadhani on Unsplash)

A whole day of sight-seeing in Jakarta: Monas, Istiqlal Mosque, Catholic Cathedral a must visit

Part 2 of 3 (Editor’s Note: this article which I wrote first came out on CNN iReport, which has since been discontinued.) Merdeka Square, Jakarta, Indonesia. National Monument, Monas, center. (Image: iStock) It was past noon time when I went to Merdeka Square to see Monas (National Monument) at Merdeka Square, site of the iconic Monas […]

Have pen, will travel: journalists living out of suitcase, roaming the world

Sabratha, Libya. This is a Roman Theater built in semi-circle, one of the best preserved ruins of Roman Theater.

A whole day of sight-seeing in Jakarta: Monas, Istiqlal Mosque, Catholic Cathedral a must visit

Part 1 of 3 (Editor’s Note: this article which I wrote first came out on CNN iReport, which has since been discontinued.) JAKARTA, In​​donesia – Traveling is a lot of fun and inspiring, too. In my latest travel abroad, the 33rd since 1994, I got the chance to go around this teeming city of 12 […]

DOST, UPD target Oct. 29 as launch from Japan of Diwata-2, 2nd PH-owned satellite

Diwata-2 (in photo), ‘sibling’ of Diwata-1, will soon orbit Earth with Oct. 29 as target launch date from Japan.

Philippine Airlines cancels some Sept. 15-16 flights because of Typhoon ‘Ompong’

​ANYONE trying to catch a flight today, September 15 and tomorrow, September 16, you may try to check the status of your flight in this Philippine Airlines (PAL) advisory. The Philippine flag carrier flights update was made as of 10 a.m., September 15. Check for latest updates. Here is the PAL announcement: For the safety […]