Travel and Tourism

TPLEX opens 10-km Binalonan-Pozorrubio stretch

The Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) covering Binalonan to Pozorrubio has been opened to motorists after the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) issued the toll operation permit to Private Infrastructure Development Corp. (PIDC), a subsidiary of San Miguel Corporation.

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Trump travel ban comes into full effect following supreme court ruling

The United States supreme court has ruled a travel ban proposed by president Donald Trump on visitors from six mainly Muslim countries can go into full effect.

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Airline crew forced to restrain more unruly, drunk passengers

Geneva, Switzerland—Drunk passengers urinating on others. Passengers fighting with each other. And some trying to open the emergency exit door during a flight.

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‘Laser blasters’ being developed for fighter jets

Laser blasters and other energy-based weaponry are commonly found in science fiction works like “Star Wars” and “Star Trek”. But it looks like engineers want to make it a reality for fighter jets.

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Sumitomo, Mitsubishi back as MRT3 maintenance providers

Japan and the Philippines are signing a government-to-government agreement before the year ends that will pave the way for Sumitomo Corp. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to take over the maintenance works for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT 3).

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New configuration A330-800 starts final assembly

Final assembly of the newest member of the A330 NEO Family, the A330-800, has started and is on track for the first flight planned in mid-2018.

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China Airlines takes delivery of A350 powered with biofuel

China Airlines of Taiwan has become the second airline to join a programme to use a blend of traditional and sustainable biofuels to power aircraft for delivery flights from Airbus.

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Jeepneys to get upgrades

Manila’s iconic passenger jeepney, once regarded “King of the Road,” is headed towards change and uncertainty.

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NLEX to construct Port Area link next year

NLEX Corp. will start construction of a P6-billion elevated expressway from Circumferential Road 3 in Caloocan City to Radial Road 10 in Navotas City within the first quarter of 2018.

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Phl now in Dream Cruises itinerary

The Philippines has become part of the itinerary of Dream Cruises, a luxury cruise line for the Asian market, operated by Genting Cruise Lines, owner of Star Cruises.

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