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2014-02-10 16:28:29

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubiquity Global Services, the business process outsourcing organization, today announced a significant expansion of its international delivery network with the opening of a new contact center in Bacolod, Philippines. Ubiquity will open its Bacolod site in April 2014. The new site has the capacity for more than 1,000 new employee positions and will be located in the Negros First CyberCentre, a unique mixed technologies facility in the...

NASA Eyes Tropical Depression 30W Affecting Central Philippines
2013-11-05 10:04:49

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Tropical Depression 30W formed and moved through Visayas, Philippines. NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image of the depression that showed it had some potential for heavy rain while moving through the central Philippines. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Depression 30W, known locally as "Wilma," on Nov. 4 at 0529 UTC/12:29 a.m. EDT/1:29 p.m. Philippines local time as it was moving through Visayas, central Philippines. The coldest...

Tropical Storm Son-tinh's Reach Over Philippines Shown By Nasa Satellite
2012-10-25 09:55:42

The latest tropical storm in the western North Pacific Ocean has already spread its clouds and showers over the Philippines, as seen in NASA satellite imagery. NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image as it flew over Tropical Storm Son-tinh today, Oct. 24. On Oct. 24, 2012 at 0445 UTC (12:45 a.m. EDT) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Son-tinh. At the time of the image,...

2011-12-02 14:00:00

Cebu Tech Jobs is the latest free classified job search listings available on the Internet for technical job positions for the Cebu community. Cebu, CEB (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Clicking Labs is yet again up for another release of its latest projectsâ”Cebu Tech Jobs. Cebu Tech Jobs is to provide the public with the ultimate go-to platform where locals can find the best technical jobs in Cebu, Philippines. Having recently moved their companyâs base to Cebu...

2008-09-24 06:00:22

Philippines-based airline Cebu Pacific has taken delivery of its third new ATR 72-500 turbo-prop aircraft from Toulouse, France. The aircraft will be based in the airline's Cebu hub in the Philippines to support further expansion. Cebu Pacific has ordered up to 18 new ATR aircraft as part of its overall domestic operations expansion. Cebu Pacific has the youngest fleet of aircraft in the Philippines with 10 A319, eight A320 and three ATR72-500 aircraft.

2008-09-04 00:00:15

Cebu Pacific has announced that it will start operating international flights out of the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport in Clark, in the Philippine province of Pampanga, starting November 8, 2008. The airline will base an Airbus A319 aircraft in Clark and will operate daily flights from Clark to Hong Kong and Singapore; a four-times-weekly service to Macau and a three-times-weekly service to Bangkok, Thailand. Cebu Pacific will also operate daily Cebu-Clark flights, starting...

2008-08-14 06:00:32

Philippines-based airline Cebu Pacific has reduced fares on select domestic routes by as much as 35%. The fare from Manila to Mindanao has been cut from PHP2,488 to PHP1,988. One-way fare for flights from Manila to Puerto Princessa and Tagbilaran has also been reduced from PHP1,988 to PHP1,488. The airline has also reduced one-way fare from Manila to Boracay by 35%, and to other Visayas destinations to PHP1,288. Candice Iyog, vice president for marketing and product at Cebu Pacific,...

2008-07-18 06:00:38

Philippines-based airline Cebu Pacific has launched a new direct service from Manila to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. The airline said that it will operate the new service using its brand new Airbus A319 aircraft. The one-way year round fare for this new route begins at PHP999, exclusive of taxes and surcharges. Candice Iyog, vice president for marketing and product at Cebu Pacific, said: "We are happy to provide affordable low fares to the public that will allow them to visit both Kota...

2008-07-14 06:00:34

Envent Holding Philippines, a renewable energy firm, has signed a geothermal service contract for the Biliran Island in Leyte, Philippines. The Biliran Geothermal Development Project is located on the island of Biliran in the eastern Visayas region of the Philippines. An island province, Biliran lies just a few kilometers north of the island of Leyte. The upstream part of the project will be executed by Envent's associate company, Biliran Geothermal. Thor Gislason, chairman of Envent,...

2008-07-14 06:00:26

Philippines-based airline Cebu Pacific has signed an agreement with the Manila International Airport Authority to operate from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport's Terminal-3. Depending on the terminal being fully functional, Cebu Pacific plans to initially introduce its domestic ATR service within July 2008, and move the balance of its domestic operations, within days of the initial start-up, and all of its international operations after a couple of months.

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