Pilgrims begin filling Tacloban City mass area

January 17, 2015 3:45 am· Comments Off on Pilgrims begin filling Tacloban City mass area 

150116194216Photo on Friday evening (January 16, 2015) shows pilgrims entering the area near the Tacloban Airport where Pope Francis will celebrate mass Saturday. People going to their respective quadrants in the fenced-in compound can not help but admire the elaborately-lit stage where His Holiness will celebrate the Holy Eucharist. (PNA photos by Lito Reganit)LAm

President Aquino formally welcomes Pope Francis at Malacañan Palace

January 17, 2015 3:43 am· Comments Off on President Aquino formally welcomes Pope Francis at Malacañan Palace 

150116173854President Benigno S. Aquino III formally welcomes His Holiness Pope Francis for the State Visit and Apostolic Journey to the Republic of the Philippines on Friday (January 16, 2015) at the Kalayaan grounds of the Malacañan Palace. (Photo by Rolando Mailo/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)LAM/gsc

Visiting Pope Francis celebrates first Mass in PHL at Manila Cathedral

January 17, 2015 3:43 am· Comments Off on Visiting Pope Francis celebrates first Mass in PHL at Manila Cathedral 

150116172241As they could not be accommodated inside the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros, thousands of Filipino Catholics gathered outside the cathedral to hear the first Mass celebrated in the Philippines by visiting Pope Francis on Friday (Jan. 16, 2015). (PNA photos by Marvie A. Lloren)
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President Benigno S. Aquino III guides His Holiness Pope Francis towards the Palace

January 17, 2015 3:42 am· Comments Off on President Benigno S. Aquino III guides His Holiness Pope Francis towards the Palace 

150116170935President Benigno S. Aquino III guides His Holiness Pope Francis towards the Palace Main Lobby of the MalacaÒan Palace during the welcome ceremony for the State Visit and Apostolic Journey to the Republic of the Philippines on Friday (January 16, 2015). (Photo by Rolando Mailo-Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)

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Reminding the crowd on peace and order

January 17, 2015 3:41 am· Comments Off on Reminding the crowd on peace and order 

150116163951Manila Police District (MPD) Ground Commander Senior Supt. Napoleon Coronel uses a microphone in reminding the crowd to maintain peace and order while waiting for the arrival of Pope Francis to hold Mass at the Manila Cathedral on Friday (Jan. 16, 2015. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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Going home under rains after Pope Francis celebrated mass at Mla. Cathedral

January 17, 2015 3:40 am· Comments Off on Going home under rains after Pope Francis celebrated mass at Mla. Cathedral 

150116162053A family uses a heat insulator to protect its members from the drizzle after attending mass celebrated by Pope Francis at the Manila Cathedral on Friday (Jan. 16, 2015). (Photo by Oliver Marquez)
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Security measures at Tacloban City mass area

January 17, 2015 3:39 am· Comments Off on Security measures at Tacloban City mass area 

150116161805Workers and volunteers, some of them wearing raincoats due to a slight drizzle, undergo strict security precautions on Friday afternoon (January 16, 2015) prior to entering the mass area near Tacloban Airport as part of the final preparations for the arrival of Pope Francis on Saturday. (PNA photo by Lito Reganit)LAM/fom

Coastal areas of Ilocos Sur offer potentials for beach sports

January 17, 2015 2:59 am· Comments Off on Coastal areas of Ilocos Sur offer potentials for beach sports 

VIGAN CITY, Jan. 16 –Governor Ryan Luis Singson cited the good potential of the coastal areas of Ilocos Sur for beach sports due to the existence of winds and clean and beautiful ambiance.

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Chinese travelers help boost kiwi accommodation sector

January 17, 2015 2:59 am· Comments Off on Chinese travelers help boost kiwi accommodation sector 

WELLINGTON, Jan. 16 — A surge in the number of visitors from china helped drive up business in New Zealand's accommodation sector for the eighth month running in November last year, according to figures from the government statistics agency released on Friday.

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US-Cuba thaw: United Airlines plans flights to Cuba from Houston and Newark

January 17, 2015 2:59 am· Comments Off on US-Cuba thaw: United Airlines plans flights to Cuba from Houston and Newark 

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 — US United Airlines plans to launch regular flights to Cuba from the airports of Houston (Texas) and Newark (New Jersey) as the US announces moves to normalize diplomatic an economic ties with Havana, company spokesman Rahsaan Johnson reported on Thursday.

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