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Two Hostages (1 Filipino and 1 Korean) Rescued from Jolo

Two Hostages (1 Filipino and 1 Korean) Rescued from Jolo

The Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) has released a South Korean ship captain and his Filipino crewman held captive by the bandit group since October last year, officials and the military confirmed yesterday in Davao City. Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza flew to Davao City from Sulu yesterday…

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Abu Sayyaf frees Norwegian hostage

Abu Sayyaf frees Norwegian hostage

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The Abu Sayyaf released Norwegian hostage Kjartan Sekkingstad on Saturday, Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) spokesman Maj. Filemon Tan Jr. confirmed. Sekkingstad was freed at 4 p.m. Saturday, Tan said via a text message to CNN Philippines. In a statement, Tan said the release of Sikkengstad…

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No special treatment sa 1st presidential flight ni Digong

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Wa­lang special treatment mula sa Civil Aviation Authority of the Philipines (CAAP) kay President Rodrigo Duterte matapos itong manumpa bilang 16th president ng bansa sa kanyang pagbiyahe patungong Davao City gamit ang isang private jet noong Biyernes ng gabi. Bandang alas-7 ng gabi nang umalagwa ang…

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Duterte leaves for Manila

By Antonio L. Colina IV DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 June) – President-elect Rodrigo left for Manila at 9:05 p.m. Wednesday from F. Bangoy International Airport (formerly Davao International Airport) boarding an eight-seater Gulfstream G150 private jet. The private jet took off 45 minutes after Duterte and his security convoy arrived at…

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Andrea Bocelli now in PH for one-night concert

Mike Navallo, ABS-CBN News MANILA – Andrea Bocelli, the multi-awarded and world-renowned Italian tenor, is in the Philippines for a one-night concert at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on Tuesday. He arrived at 10 a.m. Tuesday on board a Turkish-registered private jet from Oman with wife Veronica, daughter Virginia…

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Universal Aviation Expands Ground Support Network With FBO in Philippines

Agrees to Joint Venture With Asian Aerospace Corporation SHANGHAI, CHINA–(Marketwired – Apr 11, 2015) –  Universal Aviation®, the ground handling division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. (exhibit #H325), announced at ABACE2015 that it will expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, with the addition of Universal Aviation Philippines, an…

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