Auckland

Philippine Airlines (PAL) Launches Manila-Cairns-Auckland Flights

(source: http://www.ausbt.com.au/philippine-airlines-launches-manila-cairns-auckl...)

Cairns residents will gain non-stop flights to Manila and more choice to Auckland come December as Philippine Airlines kicks off its newest route: Manila to Auckland via Cairns.

Philippines Eyes New Zealand as Source of Marine Products

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AUCKLAND – Amid a territorial dispute with China that has created fishing “limitations” in the West Philippine Sea, the Philippines is turning to New Zealand and other countries as new sources of marine products.

In Wellington, President Aquino said yesterday China “is important to the Philippines... and important to the rest of the world.”

But he said at a joint press conference with Prime Minister John Key that he welcomed the United States’ “strategic shift” back to Asia.