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New law requires seat belts for children in all motor vehicles

Mar 13, 2019 - 4:58 PM

The new law penalizes a driver transporting children without a 'child restraint system' in the vehicle, and bars kids below a certain height to take the front seat of a car

LIST: Airline seat sale in January 2019

Jan 11, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Here are the airlines offering cheaper fares this January 2019

REHABILITATION. Establishments found to be violating environmental laws will be shut down by the government. Photo from Shutterstock

Senate approves bill requiring car safety seats for kids on final reading

Oct 09, 2018 - 1:21 PM

Under Senate Bill 1971, children aged 12 and below cannot be left unattended inside a vehicle

APPROVED. Senate approves the bill requiring child restraints in private vehicles. Rappler file photo

AirAsia celebrates half a billion passengers with P1-seat sale

May 19, 2018 - 1:28 PM

The booking period for the sale is from May 21 to 27, for flights between November 1, 2018 to August 13, 2019

Expect cheaper car seats for kids when bill gets approved – advocates

Jan 31, 2018 - 5:40 PM

At current market rates, the average price of a brand new child car seat in the country costs P10,040.68 while a second-hand one costs P4,250

SAFETY. Advocates for children safety on motor vehicles held a press conference on House Bill No. 6938 on January 31, 2018. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

House panel approves bill requiring car seats for kids

Sep 19, 2017 - 3:58 PM

Under the proposed measure, owners of private vehicles should secure children in a child restraint system while in transit on any road, street, or highway

AirAsia announces seat sale, 2 new routes

Sep 10, 2017 - 10:20 PM

The seat sale will be from September 11 to 17 while the airline will start flying from Manila to Iloilo in October and from Davao to Kuala Lumpur Malaysia in December

A child car seat system: An extra expense to protect a life

Aug 29, 2017 - 2:36 PM

Once the law is passed every child in a private vehicle must have a car seat

Cebu Pacific to launch flights from Zamboanga to Sandakan, Malaysia

Aug 16, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Now the previous 14 hour travel by sea is cut down to just a 40 minute airplane ride says Cebgo president and CEO Alexander Lao

NEW ROUTES. Cebu Pacific announces 4 new routes, including its first international route out of Zamboanga City. File photo courtesy Cebu Pacific

Seats that save kids’ lives: Why are they rarely used in the Philippines?

Aug 16, 2017 - 9:46 AM

A new study offers interesting insights It also debunks fallacies

CAR SEAT. Mark Escueta spent â?±17,000 for a brand-new car seat for his son Pele. He considers the money well-spent. The car seat kept the boy safe during the violent crash on July 10 that left Peleâ??s mom, actress and TV host Jolina Magdangal, with slight injuries. Photo supplied by Mark Escueta

How do you keep kids safe on the road?

Jun 23, 2017 - 11:45 AM

As the Philippines marks National Safe Kids Week this third week of June advocates are calling for stronger government and civil society action to protect children’s lives on the road

BUCKLING UP. Child safety seats can help prevent injuries in case of a crash. Photo by Senado Federal on Wikimedia Commons

LOOK: Many empty seats for La Salle-Ateneo game

Nov 05, 2016 - 4:33 PM

Has the rivalry lost some of its allure?

'Malacañang imagination?' Palace gets ASEAN seat plan wrong

Sep 09, 2016 - 11:05 AM

‘We are again a victim of imagination speculation and possibilities ’ Senator Alan Peter Cayetano says

A DIFFERENT ARRANGEMENT. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) sits beside Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) and Indonesia's President Joko Widodo at the gala dinner during the second day of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Vientiane on September 7, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis/ AFP

Visayas, Mindanao flights drive Cebu Pacific's passenger volume

Jul 27, 2016 - 7:45 PM

Popular domestic flights such as Kalibo Tacloban Siargao and Tagbilaran lead to an increase in Cebu Pacific passengers

CONTINUED SURGE. The surge in Cebu Pacific passengers is driven by popular flights in Visayas and Mindanao. Photo by Edwin Llobrera/Rappler

Cebu Pacific passenger volume surges 13% in Q1

Apr 26, 2016 - 4:52 PM

Its operator Cebu Air Incorporated says periodic seat sales lowest year round fares and robust travel demand contributed to the surge in passengers

CONTINUED SURGE. The surge in Cebu Pacific passengers is driven by strong domestic and international sales. Photo by Edwin Llobrera/Rappler

Cebu Pacific marks 20th anniversary with P1-seat sale

Mar 08, 2016 - 3:43 PM

The seat sale runs from March 8 2016 to March 10 2016 or until seats last The travel period is from July 1 2016 to March 31 2017

20TH ANNIVERSARY. Cebu Pacific launched its first daily flights to Cebu on March 8, 1996. Photo from Ajig Ibasco / Cebu Pacific

Mexico slaps $8.9M fine on Volkswagen

Feb 16, 2016 - 2:43 PM

The fine stems from thousands of VW cars sold without certificates for emissions and noise compliance

epa05152898 (FILE) A file photo dated 07 March 2012 showing a Volkswagen employee inspecting a Tiguan SUV vehichle at the final inspection in the VW plant in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen said 10 February 2016 the company would recall 680,000 VW cars in the USA, built between 2006 and 2014, due to possible defects in Takata-built airbag inflators. EPA/JOCHEN LUEBKE

AirAsia PH offers all-in fares until January 3

Dec 25, 2015 - 4:00 PM

The Malaysian based airline seat sale starts for as low as P1 156 one way

TRAVEL TIME. Travel period for AirAsia Philippines seat sale is from December 22 to April 30, 2016.

Cebu Pacific slashes fares to PH, int'l destinations

Dec 25, 2015 - 1:53 PM

The seat sale is available up to December 26 or until seats last

TRAVEL. If traveling more is your New Year's resolution, then the Cebu Pacific seat sale until Saturday, December 26 might help you with that.

PAL expects profitable 2015 even as lean season sets in

Aug 27, 2015 - 5:55 PM

PAL also further clarifies its position on the PH UAE air talks

CHARTING A COURSE. PAL President Jaime Bautista (enter) leads the airline management's team in explaining PAL's plans for the rest of 2015. Photo by Chris Schnabel / Rappler

Cebu Pacific slashes fares to 28 int'l destinations

Jul 24, 2015 - 4:57 PM

The seat sale which starts at P1 500 all in is from July 23 to 26 or until seats last

Philippines signs new air agreement with Australia

May 01, 2015 - 9:37 AM

The new air pact increases the seat entitlements between the Philippines and Australia to 9 300 seats from the current 6 300 seats per week

Cebu Pacific seeks more seat entitlements to Australia

Apr 23, 2015 - 6:52 PM

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure Trade and Regional Economics reports a 42 increase in passenger traffic since Cebu Pacific launched its direct flights to Sydney

Philippines, Oman sign new air agreement

Apr 08, 2015 - 6:12 PM

The new air pact the second signed by the Philippines this year increases frequencies between Manila and Muscat to 7 from 3 flights per week

PAL offers 'manage my booking' online

Feb 20, 2015 - 4:12 PM

Online flight rebooking and advance seat purchases are among the new options available for PAL passengers

Cebu Pacific offers first seat sale for 2015

Jan 15, 2015 - 4:22 PM

The budget airline s promo of lower seat prices runs until January 16 without fuel surcharge

Cebu Pacific eyes Italy

Jan 05, 2015 - 4:45 PM

In a bid to expand its international service the budget carrier wants Philippine Airlines unused seat entitlements to the European country

CAB slaps Emirates with P1.8M fine

Dec 12, 2014 - 12:28 PM

In response to the PH carriers complaints of excessive flights granted to Emirates the Dubai based carrier is also banned from selling tickets for 3rd daily flights after December 26 2014

PAL, Cebu Pacific oppose new air talks with United Arab Emirates

Dec 10, 2014 - 8:04 PM

In a joint statement PAL and Cebu Pacific say there is already an ‘imbalance’ as the Gulf carriers operate Manila UAE flights exceeding their allowable capacity

Emirates not seeking additional Manila flights

Dec 02, 2014 - 5:08 PM

Emirates Airlines says that contrary to PAL and Cebu Pacific’s protest it is not flying the Dubai Manila Dubai route in excess of its maximum entitlement

Indonesia's new president causes a buzz by flying economy

Nov 22, 2014 - 2:19 PM

The Indonesian president skips the usual heavy security protocol for heads of state and like an ordinary passenger takes the economy seat

AirAsia Zest offers one centavo seat sale

Nov 09, 2014 - 11:28 AM

AirAsia is offering a P0 01 base fare promotion to its domestic and international destinations

Aquino fails to pick anti-graft court justice within deadline

Jun 19, 2014 - 9:56 PM

This can affect the trial of at least two senators – Juan Ponce Enrile and Jinggoy Estrada – since the divisions handling their cases may have to share one of the justices

VACANT. President Benigno Aquino III fails to pick a Sandiganbayan justice within the prescribed 90-day deadline.

Cebu Pacific cuts fares with P1 Easter seat sale

Apr 20, 2014 - 5:39 PM

The budget carrier offers P1 fares to domestic and international destinations

Cebu Pacific offers P1.43 seat sale on Valentine’s Day

Feb 14, 2014 - 2:21 PM

From February 14 to 16 potential passengers can buy P1 43 seats to any destination CEB flies to

SEAT SALE. Photo courtesy of Airbus.

Fences and farmers: LGU efforts in education reforms

Oct 13, 2013 - 2:09 PM

More local government units are taking up the responsibility of improving the quality of education in the country

EDUCATION CHAMPIONS. About 50 local chief executives commit to education reforms. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

7 money-saving travel tips

Sep 19, 2013 - 1:12 PM

Your adventure need not come at a high price

DREAM BUDGET TRIP. Your adventure need not come at a price tag you cannot afford

First look: Long-haul, budget flights of Cebu Pacific

Sep 12, 2013 - 11:09 AM

Budget carrier Cebu Pacific unveils its Airbus A330 aircraft meant to become the first low cost long haul flight by a Philippine carrier

NEW PLANE. Airbus delivers Cebu Pacific's first widebody A330-300 aircraft. Photo courtesy of Airbus

How to fill the 58 party-list seats

May 22, 2013 - 3:23 PM

The Philippine party list system is not proportional since our party list law provides a ceiling of 3 seats that party list group may obtain

Casiño confirms solo Senate run

Sep 03, 2012 - 5:11 PM

Makabayan fielded 2 senatorial candidates in the 2010 national elections: former Bayan Muna Rep Satur Ocampo and former Gabriela Rep Liza Maza Both lost

Cebu Pacific cuts ticket prices with lower fuel surcharge

Jun 25, 2012 - 7:06 PM

Budget carrier is enjoying lower oil prices and passing those savings on to customers