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Flight Delays in NAIA – a little hope

Passengers flying from and to Manila’s NAIA encounter every day Flight Delays. After the Cebu Pacific disaster during Christmas season 2014, the House Committee on Transportation has passed the Air Passenger Bill of Rights (APBR)...

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Airport e-counters – Immigration News

International airline passengers need no longer scramble for pens to fill up immigration cards at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) with the Bureau of Immigration setting up e-counters to speed up the process next...

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ATM Skimming Devices seized at NAIA

ABS-CBN reported early this morning that the Bureau of Customs on Monday had seized 571 card skimming devices from a checked-in baggage at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). The bureau said the skimming devices were...

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Earthquakes News

Since 2011 we record all the earthquakes in the Philippines. Every year we encounter about 2000 earthquakes. Most of them are weak, but about 12% are felt and about 5 or 6 are very...

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Camiguin Geckos – becoming an adult

Around our house in Camiguin live several geckos. They love to hide behind the bamboo during the day. In the evening they come out of there hideaways to hunt their prey and much more....

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Camiguin Hawk Owl (re)discovered

Indigenous people of Camiguin living in the forests know the rather small Hawk Owl well. But it took 15 years to confirm the existence of the 2 subspecies of the Ninox hawk-owls. This is...

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East Mindanao Discovery Trip (9) – Boston

Boston Boston in Davao Oriental is a fishing village on the Pacific coast. In Switzerland, this village would have  about two to three thousand inhabitants – here live about 12,000.  This town received its name in...