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PAL s Mabuhay Maritime to offer Kalibo-Boracay ferry service

BATANGAS, Philippines – Tourists coming from Kalibo in Aklan province will soon have a more comfortable option to travel straight to the world-famous island of Boracay. Mabuhay Maritime Express (MME), a subsidiary of flag carrier  Philippine Airlines (PAL) , is launching a Kalibo-Boracay ferry service with travel time of only an hour ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerOct 23rd, 2018

PAL ventures into Boracay ferry service

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines went out to sea with its latest business venture.   PAL, through wholly-owned subsidiary Mabuhay Maritime Express, launched on Tuesday a premium ferry service between Kalibo to Boracay Island, which will reopen to the public on Oct. 26.   With the launch, PAL hopes to extend its reach outside its traditional airline business.   Kalibo International Airport is a key gateway to Boracay Island since it can serve large commercial and chartered flights such as those coming from South Korea and China.   Before the launch of Mabuhay Maritime's service, a trip from Kalibo to Boracay would take over two hours and would i...Keep on reading: PAL ventures into Boracay ferry service.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

PAL Goes Maritime

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is venturing into maritime business, and will soon launch a ferry service between Kalibo and Boracay. “This is the first time that PAL is venturing into maritime business,” PAL president and chief operations officer, Jaime Bautista, told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Tuesday. “We chose Boracay as the first […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 24th, 2018

PAL expects Kalibo-Boracay ferry service to boost tourism

PAL expects Kalibo-Boracay ferry service to boost tourism.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Transfer of Boracay ferry trips from Caticlan to Tabon ‘normal,’ official says

An official of the Municipal Government of Kalibo, Aklan said the transfer of Boracay ferry trips from Caticlan Jetty Port to Tabon port is just a normal occurrence......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 5th, 2018

Adults can learn ballet—even for cross-training

You are never too old to start learning ballet. In the west, the number of adult ballet classes has been growing exponentially---as much as 70 percent in the past few years. Major dance companies and academies offer them as a service to the community. They acknowledge dance as a vital element in building a civilized society, rather than just a hobby for the young and nubile. Mindful Movement Asia, the studio which specializes in Merrithew/Stott-Pilates and rehabilitation, has opened ballet classes as a cross-training program. "Ballet is for everyone. No need to have a dance background," says Filipino-Italian ballet instructor Angelo Cacciatore. "Those who want to pursue ball...Keep on reading: Adults can learn ballet—even for cross-training.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

PNR extends service to Malabon

The Department of Transportation and the state-run Philippine National Railways began operating a train service that would ferry commuters from Malabon City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

DoJ offered cybercrime training

South Korean prosecutors have visited the Department of Justice (DoJ) and offered training assistance on cybercrime prevention and digital forensics, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said yesterday. Guevarra said the offer was timely as the DoJ is in the middle of laying down a training system for public prosecutors under the National Prosecution Service Academy in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

LoveYourself opens three more HIV testing centers

LoveYourself Inc., a group promoting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) awareness, expanded its service through three new community centers. The organization said it would offer HIV counseling and treatment in three centers such as "LoveYourself Welcome" in Manila near Welcome Rotonda, Lily by LoveYourself x DIOSSA in Paraaque City and LoveYourself Whitehouse in Cebu City. According to Chris Lagman, senior director of LoveYourself, the testing centers are open to all -- not just residents of the cities where they happen to be located. "Anyone can come to any center. The idea of Love Yourself is to provide options to everyone. Some people who live in Mandaluyong may not come ...Keep on reading: LoveYourself opens three more HIV testing centers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2018

PITX will soon have a shuttle service for passengers

The newly-opened Paraaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) will have soon have a shuttle service for its passengers. In a press briefing on Wednesday, Martin Delgra, chair of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), said the shuttle service would ferry passengers from PITX to those areas not included in the list of available routes. "PITX has proposed and the LTFRB has accepted the giving of special permits for a shuttle service that will be applied for by a shuttle service operator that is recommended by PITX," Delgra said. "The special permit will allow the shuttle service operator to take passengers from PITX to those areas that are not frequen...Keep on reading: PITX will soon have a shuttle service for passengers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

PRRD Confirms Offer to Honasan to Head DICT

President Rodrigo Duterte has confirmed that he had offered Senator Gregorio ‘Gringo’ Honasan II to join his administration. “Yes that is true,” Duterte said Thursday when asked in a media interview on Boracay Island if he asked Honasan to become the next secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). “I think he’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Rape suspect from Capiz nabbed in Kalibo

ROXAS CITY, CAPIZ – Members of the Roxas City police, the Capiz Police Provincial Office, Kalibo police, and the 605th Maritime Group, arrested a 40-year-old mason at Bakhaw Sur village in Kalibo, Aklan for the crime of rape, afternoon of Nov 6, 2018. Danny Alado of Brgy Hipona, Pontevedra, Capiz was collared by virtue of […] The post Rape suspect from Capiz nabbed in Kalibo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Miraflores reunion, Aklan

OVER 400 members of the Miraflores clan from various provinces in the Philippines came together in a grand reunion on October 26-30, 2018. It began in Kalibo and ended in Boracay just on time after that world renowned resort was opened to a controlled number of tourists. This is the third time the reunion was […] The post Miraflores reunion, Aklan appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

2 regional airport projects advance

Two unsolicited airport proposals worth almost P53 billion have been allowed to advance for further approval, the Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday.   The DOTr said in a statement that businessman Dennis Uy's Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp., which made a P49-billion unsolicited offer for the Davao International Airport, was awarded an original proponent status (OPS). Mega 7 Construction Corp. also won an OPS for its P3.8-billion proposal for the Kalibo International Airport, the DOTr announced. Both offered to operate, maintain and further develop the respective airports through a 30-year concession period.   Swiss challenge The OPS was awarded t...Keep on reading: 2 regional airport projects advance.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

GSIS approves loan condonation program

The Government Service Insurance System will offer a one-time loan condonation and restructuring to former members who still owe the state-run pension fund. In a statement late Friday, GSIS preside.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Airlines resume flights to Caticlan, Kalibo for Boracay reopening - Philippine Star

Airlines resume flights to Caticlan, Kalibo for Boracay reopening - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

GSIS offers relief to inactive members with overdue loans

State-run Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will soon offer a one-time condonation and restructuring program to inactive members with overdue loans......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

International airlines resume flights to Kalibo on October 26

BORACAY, Philippines – Airline companies will reintroduce flights to Kalibo International Airport (KIA), the main airport in the province of Aklan, 6 months after Boracay Island was closed to tourists . International and domestic flights will resume on October 26, bringing more tourists for the reopening of one of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Coric upsets Federer, facing Djokovic in Shanghai final

By Sandra Harwitt, Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) — Borna Coric upset defending champion Roger Federer to face Novak Djokovic in the Shanghai Masters final on Sunday. Coric earned passage to the final by taking down the top-seeded Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals on Saturday. "It was one of the best matches of my life," Coric said. Coric said neck pain almost caused him to skip playing in Shanghai. "Today, really, I just came on the court with absolutely no pressure. I basically didn't care, and that's why I played so good." The Croatian gave himself a third career shot at Djokovic. In their previous meetings, Coric failed to take a set off of Djokovic. The soon-to-be-No. 2-ranked Djokovic booked a final appointment after crushing No. 5 Alexander Zverev 6-2, 6-1. Coric finished off Federer in style with the final two points an ace and a sizzling forehand crosscourt winner. Coric didn't offer Federer a break point opportunity, while managing to break Federer's serve in the opening game of both sets. In all, Federer presented Coric with seven beak point possibilities. "He had more punch on the ball. He served better," Federer said. "I got off to a bad start in both sets. That combination is plenty here in Shanghai with fast conditions." Federer has won three titles this year - the Australian Open, Rotterdam, Stuttgart - but all of them were earned before the start of Wimbledon in July. Federer was asked several times on Saturday about his schedule for the remainder of the year, as well as for next year. He said he couldn't offer any specifics but did offer a guarantee regarding 2019. "I wish I could tell you all these answers, but I really don't know. But I will play tennis next year, yes," he said. Coric, who is 2-2 against Federer, also beat the 20-time Grand Slam champion in their last outing at Halle in June. "Against that kind of player, you need something to hold on to," he said. "I was holding on to that thought that I beat him the last time." Djokovic's win over Zverev and Federer's demise guaranteed Djokovic will move up from No. 3 to No. 2 in the world rankings on Monday, which has him swapping positions with Federer, but still trailing Rafael Nadal. Djokovic's serve has not been broken this week in 37 service games. He never offered Zverev a break point opportunity, and broke the German's serve on four of six offerings. By the time Zverev was 6-2, 3-1 down, his emotions got the better of him after he hit a routine backhand into the net. He banged his racket on the court, then gave it another swipe before tossing the mangled implement into the crowd. Djokovic posted only nine unforced errors to 24 for Zverev. "I did everything I intended to do on my end," Djokovic said. "It's all working and it's been a couple of perfect matches." Djokovic is targeting his 72nd career title here on Sunday. He has won all three of his previous finals in Shanghai. Djokovic played his 1,000th career match against Zverev, and holds an impressive 827-173 win-loss record. "I wouldn't be so dedicated to this sport if I didn't believe that I can achieve great heights," Djokovic said. "But you always have to kind of pinch yourself, particularly at this stage of my career, and be grateful, because I have had an awesome career so far." He is on a 17-match winning streak and is 26-1 in matches played since the start of Wimbledon. A win on Sunday would deliver a fourth title of the season to Djokovic, beside Wimbledon and the U.S. Open......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

CSC Western Visayas eyes computerized exam in November

ILOILO CITY – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) in Western Visayas hopes to offer the computerized examination (COMEX) to interested examinees this November. In an interview Monday, CSC Western Visayas Director IV Rodolfo Encajonado said the COMEX was stalled for a while due to connectivity problem with their central office. The record area of the regional […] The post CSC Western Visayas eyes computerized exam in November appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

GSIS starts housing loan condonation program

The state-run pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) starting next month will offer a housing loan condonation program covering more than 15,000 borrowers with unpaid obligations......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018