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PAL to begin nonstop flights from Manila to Auckland on December 6

Aug 14, 2017 - 6:30 PM

With the upcoming direct route Philippine Airlines will cancel its existing Manila Cairns Auckland service on December 5

Engine shut down as smoke fills cabin of Jetstar flight

Sep 23, 2016 - 3:00 PM

The captain decided to shut down one of the engines as a precaution and divert the aircraft to Brisbane says a spokesman for the Australian budget airline

Airbus A320 file photo from Wikimedia Commons

PAL flies to New Zealand starting December 2

Nov 27, 2015 - 6:56 PM

PAL will operate a 4 times a week service to Auckland New Zealand via Cairns Queensland Australia

ATTRACTION. Used as a set in the movie trilogy “The Lord of the Rings,” the Hobbiton is one of New Zealand's  most popular tourist destinations. Philippine Airlines (PAL) is flying to New Zealand starting December 2, 2015. Image courtesy of PAL

PAL to fly to New Zealand

May 21, 2015 - 8:15 AM

The new route passing through Cairns in Australia will be PAL s first ever New Zealand service

Alleged Australia child killer 'coping as best she can'

Dec 22, 2014 - 2:01 PM

An Australian mother charged with killing 8 children will have her case heard in January as she struggles to come to terms with what happened

CRIME SCENE. Police and a male believed to be a relative of the victims attend a crime scene after eight children have been found stabbed to death at a house in the suburb Manoora in Cairns, Australia, 19 December 2014. Romy Bullerjahn/EPA

Mother charged with murder of eight children in Australia

Dec 21, 2014 - 11:17 AM

The 37 year old mother is charged with eight counts of murder after the children s bodies were found on Friday morning

Mother arrested for murder of 8 children in Australia

Dec 20, 2014 - 4:27 PM

The mother of all but one of the eight children reportedly stabbed to death is under the custody of the police

8 children found dead at Australian property

Dec 19, 2014 - 11:40 AM

2ND UPDATE Police examining the residence locate the bodies of 8 children aged 18 months to 15 years

CRIME SCENE. Police and a male believed to be a relative of the victims attend a crime scene after eight children have been found stabbed to death at a house in the suburb Manoora in Cairns, Australia, 19 December 2014. Romy Bullerjahn/EPA

Fight dengue, a mosquito at a time

Jun 26, 2013 - 4:08 PM

These are early days for what may yet be an innovative solution but these scientists have proof that their method holds much promise

PROF SCOTT O'NEILL, LEAD SCIENTIST, THE ELIMINATE DENGUE PROGRAM: 'The Wolbachia method by itself may not be the answer to eliminating dengue, but we hope may be a tool that will contribute to that end.' Photo by Dinna Louise C. Dayao

Aussie croc now No. 1 after Lolong's death

Feb 12, 2013 - 10:15 AM

The 5 48 m reptile based in Cairns Australia is now the world s largest crocodile in captivity after Lolong passed away on Sunday