By Raoul J. Chee Kee
The plane hasn’t even “come to a complete stop,” but already one can see people fishing out their phones and surreptitiously turning them on. Although the rules have been relaxed somewhat and one doesn’t have to wait until deplaning to get connected, it just shows how dependent we’ve become on our gadgets.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Philippines may become the new destination of choice for more European tourists, with the return of direct air links between Manila and Europe and the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) “fantastic and amazing” global campaign that has reached the region, the European Union’s (EU) envoy to the Philippines has said.
By Conchita C. Razon
It is Autumn Down Under. I arrived in Sydney on the last few days of summer and we had blue skies and cool breezes. But the weekend turned from nice to nasty. From comfortable mid-70s we dropped to unseasonal 50s and 60s, making us reach for sweaters and shawls. Monday the sun was out. But the rains have returned and now we’re back to dreary.
By Gibbs Cadiz
It’s common knowledge by now that Ramon Ang, top honcho of both San Miguel Corporation and Philippine Airlines, got his start by working as an auto mechanic, fixing cars that he then sold for a profit.
By Gibbs Cadiz
It’s still a 14-hour ride, but the flight is now direct, with no extra hours for layovers or the risk of missing connecting flights, not to mention having to haul carry-on baggage while sprinting toward far-off boarding gates.