Airport authority sees 2023 revenue rising 36% to P11.5B

THE Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), which manages the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, said it expects revenue to rise 36% to P11.46 billion this year, with a capital expenditure target of P2.69 billion, up 98%. The budget for maintenance and other operating expenses has been raised by 18% to P5.42 billion. Operating expenses include water, […]

House bill to make Philippine Rise a protected area

A CONGRESSMAN has filed a bill that seeks to classify a large part of the Philippine Rise, a vast undersea region east of Luzon, as a protected area where unsustainable fishing will be banned. House Bill 5687 will ensure high biodiversity and near pristine habitats at Benham Bank and its surrounding waters Cagayan de Oro […]

Mandaue’s EOC expects rise in cases

THE Mandaue Emergency Operations Center (EOC) anticipates a rise in Covid-19 cases in the next three weeks after the city’s quarantine status was downgraded from modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) to general community quarantine (GCQ). Julius Caesar Entise, EOC deputy chief, noted that after quarantine restrictions were eased, people have become more complacent and have […]