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Typhoon-damaged airport in Japan to partly reopen Friday

TOKYO --- A major Japanese airport flooded by a typhoon is expected to partially reopen Friday after officials promised round-the-clock work to repair damage and make the travel hub ready for passengers. Domestic flights at Kansai International Airport were expected to resume Friday and international flights later. The indefinite closure of the western airport that is a gateway to Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe had raised concerns about the impact on Japan's economy and tourism. Kansai Airports CEO Yoshiyuki Yamaya emphasized at a news conference Thursday the reopening would be partial. He said work would be done through the night. One of the airport's two runways and part of a termi...Keep on reading: Typhoon-damaged airport in Japan to partly reopen Friday.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerSep 6th, 2018

Cauayan Airport to reopen on November 2

MANILA, Philippines – The Cauayan Airport in Isabela, whose passenger terminal was badly damaged by Typhoon Rosita (Yutu) early this week, will reopen on Friday, November 2.  This is "to ensure that our airports are able to serve the riding public this Undas holiday," the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Japan s Kansai airport to reopen partially on September 7

TOKYO, Japan – Japan's Kansai airport  will reopen partially on Friday, September 7, the government said Thursday, September 6, after a massive typhoon flooded parts of the transport hub and swept a tanker onto the only bridge connecting it to the mainland. The collision left the airport, which is on an ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Japan’s Kansai airport to reopen partially after typhoon damage

TOKYO: Japan’s Kansai airport will reopen partially on Friday, the government said Thursday, after a massive typhoon flooded parts of the transport hub and swept a tanker onto the only bridge connecting it to the mainland. The collision left the airport, which is on an artificial island, temporarily cut off, stranding thousands of passengers and… link: Japan’s Kansai airport to reopen partially after typhoon damage.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Japan’s Kansai airport to reopen partially after typhoon damage

TOKYO: Japan’s Kansai airport will reopen partially on Friday, the government said Thursday, after a massive typhoon flooded parts of the transport hub and swept a tanker onto the only bridge connecting it to the mainland. The collision left the airport, which is on an artificial island, temporarily cut off, stranding thousands of passengers and [...] The post Japan’s Kansai airport to reopen partially after typhoon damage appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

’Rosita’ destroys P1.5B crops in Region 2

The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 2 (DA-RFO2) said on Friday that Typhoon Rosita (international name: Yutu) left P1.5 billion worth of damaged crops in Cagayan Valley (Region 2). The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has not released any official figures on the latest number of fatalities from Typhoon Rosita but… link: ’Rosita’ destroys P1.5B crops in Region 2.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Quake survivors clamor to flee hard-hit Indonesian city

PALU, Indonesia --- As officials began burying hundreds of dead in a mass grave Monday, thousands of survivors of a devastating earthquake and tsunami converged on the airport of this heavily damaged Indonesian city and clamored to leave, saying there was little to eat and their homes were unsafe. The confirmed death toll of 844, mostly from the city of Palu, is expected to rise as authorities reach areas that were cut off by the disaster. The magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck at dusk Friday and generated a tsunami said to have been as high as 6 meters (20 feet) in places. Search-and-rescue teams combed destroyed homes and buildings, including a collapsed eight-story hotel, for a...Keep on reading: Quake survivors clamor to flee hard-hit Indonesian city.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Flights between Philippine, Japan canceled due to typhoon

  The Manila International Airport Authority(Miaa) announced on Sunday the cancelation of certain flights between the Philippines and Japan due to a weather disturbance.   In an advisory, Miaa said the following flights of the Philippine Airlines have been canceled due to Typhoon "Trami," previously "Paeng."   PR 408: Manila-Osaka (Kansai); replacement flight is PR 5408: Manila-Osaka (Kansai) on October 1   PR 409: Osaka (Kansai)-Cebu; replacement flight is PR 409: Osaka (Kansai)-Cebu on October 1   PR 410: Cebu-Osaka (Kansai); replacement flight is PR 410: Cebu-Osaka (Kansai) on October 1   PR 424: Manila-Tokyo (Haneda);...Keep on reading: Flights between Philippine, Japan canceled due to typhoon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Very strong typhoon Trami churns towards Japan

TOKYO, Japan – A large, very strong typhoon churned towards Japan Friday, September 28, with the weather agency warning the storm would rip through the nation over the weekend, bringing violent winds and torrential rain. Typhoon Trami, packing gusts of a maximum 162 kilometers (100 miles) per hour near its center, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Gilas Pilipinas back in Manila, gets down to work for Qatar match

The Philippine national men's national basketball team arrived in the country Saturday morning following a 12-hour delay that bumped their arrival by a day. Gilas Pilipinas was originally scheduled to land in Manila Friday evening but typhoon "Ompong" forced the Nationals to endure a 12-hour layover at Dubai International Airport. According to the PBA website, the Filipinos had a game-viewing Saturday afternoon to prepare for their closed-door game against Qatar on Monday at 7:30pm at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Unable to practice Saturday, Gilas Pilipinas will return to the floor for one more training session on Sunday before game day. Head coach Yeng Guiao is also expected to ...Keep on reading: Gilas Pilipinas back in Manila, gets down to work for Qatar match.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Delay hits Gilas return from Iran loss

Needing to crank up the heat on its shooting form, the Philippine men's basketball team will have to cool its heels in a faraway airport after the Filipinos' flight was delayed by 12 hours due to Typhoon Ompong. With arrivals in the country held up by the powerful storm set to hit the country on Saturday, the Nationals had to wait it out in Tehran a day after dropping an 81-73 decision to Iran late Thursday night. Originally scheduled to arrive 8:30 p.m. Friday evening, the Nationals are now expected to fly in 8 a.m. on Saturday. And it's too bad, because Gilas Pilipinas could have used the hours working on their shooting before going into their game against Qatar on Monday ...Keep on reading: Delay hits Gilas return from Iran loss.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Tugade says DOTr ready for ‘Ompong’

  Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Friday assured the public that the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its related agencies are prepared for the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong.   "We are at your disposal. Your government is ready to respond. We can weather the storm, together," said Tugade in a statement posted on the DOTr website on Friday.   With several flight suspensions and delays, Tugade apologized for the cancellations as the move would only ensure the safety of passengers.   "Sisikapin po natin na tugunan ang pangangailangan ng mga pasahero. Nauunawaan po namin na kalbaryo ang maghintay at matengga sa mga pantalan at airport p...Keep on reading: Tugade says DOTr ready for ‘Ompong’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Miaa: 15 more flights cancelled due to ‘Ompong’

  Fifteen more flights scheduled from Friday to Sunday have been cancelled as typhoon "Ompong," the strongest typhoon so far this year, continues to threaten the country. In an advisory on Friday, the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) announced the cancellation of these flights: September 14, Friday Philippine Airlines PR2395 Clark-Virac PR2396 Virac-Clark PR2482 Tagbilaran-Seoul (Incheon) Skyjet M8 715 Manila-Busuanga M8 716 Busuanga-Manila M8 421 Manila-Siargao M8 422 Siargao-Manila Xiamen Airlines MF 819 Xiamen-Manila MF 820 Manila-Xiamen MF 8667 Xiamen-Manila Cebu Pacific 5J 504 Manila-Tuguegarao 5J 505 Tuguegarao-Manila September 15, Sa...Keep on reading: Miaa: 15 more flights cancelled due to ‘Ompong’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

NCAA postpones Friday games due to ‘Ompong’

The NCAA suspended its Friday games for the Season 94 men's basketball tournaments in anticipation of the rains and winds to brought about super typhoon "Ompong." Managing Committee chair Francisco Gusi said the cancellation of the games is also partly due to the class suspensions by the city government of Manila. The canceled games are San Sebastian vs. Arellano University, San Beda vs. University of Perpetual Help, and Colegio de San Juan de Letran vs. College of St. Benilde. "Ompong" will not directly make landfall in Metro Manila but its wide vicinity could still cause light to moderate rains since it will strengthen the still existing southwest monsoon. As per the Phili...Keep on reading: NCAA postpones Friday games due to ‘Ompong’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Cebu Pacific cancels flights to Guam, Osaka

  Cebu Pacific airline canceled at least four international flights on Tuesday due to bad weather, it said in an advisory.   According to the airline, the following flights were called off until Thursday, September 13, due to Typhoon "Mangkhut."   5J 101 Manila-Guam 5J 102 Guam-Manila   Mangkhut is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility on Wednesday.   Meanwhile, the following flights to and from Japan were also canceled due to the damage to Kansai International Airport caused by Typhoon "Jebi."   5J 828 Manila-Osaka 5J 827 Osaka-Manila   The airline said that it already notified its pass...Keep on reading: Cebu Pacific cancels flights to Guam, Osaka.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

No Filipinos hurt or killed in Japan typhoon - DFA

A car lies upside-down next to other damaged vehicles along a road after being blown by strong winds from typhoon Jebi in Osaka on September 5, 2018. AFP There are no Filipinos in the list of casua.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

No Filipinos hurt or killed in Japan typhoon — DFA

There are no Filipinos in the list of casualties and injured in Japan, as Typhoon Jebi wreaked havoc in the western part of the country, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). The DFA said the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo and the Consulate General in Osaka have not received any reports of Filipinos among the 10 reported dead and more than 300 injured in the aftermath of the strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years. READ: Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan DFA has offered its sympathies to Japan, a close ally of the Philippines. Typhoon Jebi made landfall on the country's west coast on Tuesday, packing strong winds that damaged several establis...Keep on reading: No Filipinos hurt or killed in Japan typhoon — DFA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Canceled PH flights to and from Osaka due to Typhoon Jebi, September 4

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced 5 pm on Tuesday afternoon, September 4, it was canceling all flights to and from Osaka, Japan due to the effects of Typhoon Jebi . The typhoon caused the temporary closure of Kansai International Airport, which has also been affected by flooding and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

PAL cancels flights to Osaka due to super typhoon Jebi

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has cancelled flights on Tuesday, Sept. 4, to and from Osaka Kansai in Japan, because of the temporary closure of Kansai International Airport and the closure of an access bridge as the city is being battered by super typhoon Jebi. “All Philippine Airlines (PAL) flights to and from Osaka Kansai (Japan) are […] The post PAL cancels flights to Osaka due to super typhoon Jebi appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Transport disruption as typhoon batters Japan

TOKYO: A strong typhoon Friday churned over parts of western Japan already hit by deadly flooding last month, but while transport links were disrupted there were few immediate reports of injury or damage. Typhoon Cimaron made landfall late Thursday and passed over the Japanese archipelago overnight, bringing winds of nearly 200 kilometers per hour (134 [...] The post Transport disruption as typhoon batters Japan appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Canceled August flights due to typhoons Cimaron, Soulik

Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines – Several flights from the Philippines to Japan and to South Korea were canceled on Thursday, August 23, and Friday, August 24, because of typhoons Cimaron and Soulik. Typhoon Cimaron is heading for Japan, prompting the cancellation of the following flights: Philippine Airlines PR408 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018