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Patients, caregivers find help in online support groups

Online support groups serve as a great help especially to both patients and caregivers, an official says. Dan Hinmon, community director of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, said those who are suffering from serious and terminal illnesses find comfort as it helps...

DD builds PH’s largest green hotel in Boracay

Hotel of Asia Inc. (HOA) the hotel arm of DoubleDragon Properties Corp., has moved a step closer for the finalization of its hotel resort in Boracay. The Hotel 101 Resort Boracay is expected to become the largest green hotel to rise in the Philippines. HOA revealed it...

New mobile app for OFWs in Spain to launch this December

There will now be a mobile application that will be made available by the end of this year for Filipinos living in and visiting Spain. According to a report by GMA's Balitanghali, the application, dubbed as "eFILIPINAS" will be the first of its kind in Philippine...

PAL plane catches fire in midair, goes emergency landing

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Nov. 22, 19 | 2:16 pm

NBC Los Angeles

Philippine Airlines has confirmed that its flight PR113 which took off from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bound for Manila landed safely back to LAX after one of its engines suffered a technical problem and spewed fire.

“All 342 passengers and 18 crew members are safe and were able to disembark from the airplane using regular airstairs,” PAL said in a statement.

PAL management said they appreciate the calmness and patience of the passengers. They also lauded them for cooperating with the cabin crew during the emergency landing.

“We are extending all necessary assistance and are arranging to rebook them on alternative flights to Manila. In the meantime, our passengers were given meals and hotel accommodation,” PAL said.

The flight staff was headed by Capt. Tristan Simeon and Purser Joanne Marie Dirige, who executed the unscheduled landing.

The flight involved a Boeing 777 aircraft with registry number RP-C7775. The flight crew elected to turn back to the airport and make a precautionary emergency landing. The aircraft landed at 12 noon local time.

“We affirm that safety is our top priority and that Philippine Airlines is fully cooperating with the concerned airport and aviation authorities,” PAL said.

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Patients, caregivers find help in online support groups

Patients, caregivers find help in online support groups

Online support groups serve as a great help especially to both patients and caregivers, an official says. Dan Hinmon, community director of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, said those who are suffering from serious and terminal illnesses find comfort as it helps...

DD builds PH’s largest green hotel in Boracay

DD builds PH’s largest green hotel in Boracay

Hotel of Asia Inc. (HOA) the hotel arm of DoubleDragon Properties Corp., has moved a step closer for the finalization of its hotel resort in Boracay. The Hotel 101 Resort Boracay is expected to become the largest green hotel to rise in the Philippines. HOA revealed it...

New mobile app for OFWs in Spain to launch this December

New mobile app for OFWs in Spain to launch this December

There will now be a mobile application that will be made available by the end of this year for Filipinos living in and visiting Spain. According to a report by GMA's Balitanghali, the application, dubbed as "eFILIPINAS" will be the first of its kind in Philippine...

Bicam Oks proposed 4.1-T budget for 2020

Bicam Oks proposed 4.1-T budget for 2020

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