After 22 years, Laguindingan airport starts commercial operation on June 15

By Froilan Gallardo of MindaNews LAGUINDINGAN, Misamis Oriental––After 22 years in the making, the P7.8 billion Laguindingan Airport will finally be open for business on Saturday, June 15. Aboard a chartered Gulfstream aircraft, President Benigno Aquino III and his entourage landed Tuesday at the airport for its inaugural flight, “ending the debate” on its safety […]

Mobile browsing, Globe’s fastest-growing product line

Surpassing growth of its postpaid and broadband businesses In light of the increasing smartphone penetration in the country and growing popularity of internet access via the mobile phone, Globe Telecom looks at its mobile browsing business to bolster business growth and sustain momentum amidst an increasingly competitive and mature mobile market. According to Globe President […]

Chevrolet Celebrates Dad’s Day with treats and exclusive offers.

When you think of a car brand that can be associated with Dads and families, one brand that will pop in your mind is Chevrolet. With over 100 years of automotive heritage, Chevrolet has catered to families all over the world and has proven its quality and durability. Chevrolet knows how much you care and […]

ASEAN ministers committed to boost tourism growth

YANGON — Tourism ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are committed to implementing tourism standards for the region and a common regional visa to ease travel barriers and boost tourism sector growth by up to 20 percent, according to the ongoing World Economic Forum earlier. “We are trying to promote ASEAN as […]

Class suit vs Cowd, Rio Verde sought

“WE received the complaint and we had to act on it!” This was stressed by Councilor Alden Bacal, chair of the City Council committee on public utilities, adding that the class suit for mandatory injunction to be filed by the city against the Cagayan de Oro Water District and the Rio Verde Water Consortium, Inc. […]

FINALLY AFTER 22 YEARS: Misor airport ready for commercial operation

Foreign airlines seen to fly directly to Mindanao by 2014 By FROILAN GALLARDO MindaNews LAGUINDINGAN, Misamis Oriental — After 22 years in the making, the P7.8 billion Laguindingan Airport will finally be open for business tomorrow, Saturday, June 15. Aboard a chartered Gulfstream aircraft, President Benigno Aquino III and his entourage landed Tuesday at the […]

As soon as navigational gadgets installed, foreign flights available next year

FOREIGN airlines may soon fly directly to Mindanao, with the installation of additional navigational aids at the soon-to-be-opened P7.8 billion Laguindingan airport. Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya said the government is equipping Laguindingan airport with an instrument landing system (ILS) by May next year. “We believe that this would make the airport more appealing to […]

San Miguel keen on Laguindingan airport

DIVERSIFIED conglomerate San Miguel Corp. is keen on participating in the planned bidding of the contract to operate and manage (O&M) the Laguindingan Airport. “If the government offers it, we will join,” San Miguel president and COO Ramon Ang told reporters on Tuesday, June 11. “We are interested in any Public-Private Partnership (PPP),” he added. […]

Del Monte to expand fresh fruit exports

By CHRISTINE CABIASA Reporter AFTER going public by enlisting in the stock market, fruit grower and canner Del Monte Pacific Limited announced it is going full blast into fresh pineapple exports, expanding its core business of selling processed products under the Del Monte brand, company officials said Monday. “What we are promoting is fresh pineapple… […]

BIR extends use of old receipts to August 30, this year

MANILA- The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) extended until August 30, 2013 the deadline on the use of old receipts after some businessmen reported inability to meet the July 1, 2013 implementation for the use of new receipts. BIR Commissioner Kim Jacinto-Henares said a number of businessmen requested for the extension because they cannot find […]

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