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February 3, 1998 | Reuters
At least 15 survivors and 30 dead have been found on a mountain in the southern Philippines after a DC-9 jet crashed, a police radio operator said today. There was no immediate word on the fate of the other 59 people on board the Cebu Pacific Air plane, which disappeared while preparing to land Monday at Cagayan de Oro airport, about 500 miles southeast of Manila.
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April 21, 2000 | From Associated Press
The pilot of an Air Philippines jet reported poor visibility minutes before the plane crashed Wednesday, killing all 131 people aboard, airport transcripts obtained Thursday showed. The transcripts from the Philippines' worst aviation disaster also indicated that air traffic controllers tried at least twice to hurry another plane off the runway so that Flight 541 could land.
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March 1, 1987
Los Angeles Times Manila correspondent Mark Fineman has been awarded the American Society of Newspaper Editors' Distinguished Writing Award for his articles about the fall of Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos and the rise to power of Corazon Aquino, the society announced today. Fineman, a native of Chicago, is one of six American journalists being honored by the society for their work during 1986.
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February 3, 1998 | Reuters
At least 15 survivors and 30 dead have been found on a mountain in the southern Philippines after a DC-9 jet crashed, a police radio operator said today. There was no immediate word on the fate of the other 59 people on board the Cebu Pacific Air plane, which disappeared while preparing to land Monday at Cagayan de Oro airport, about 500 miles southeast of Manila.
BUSINESS
February 4, 1991 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Philippines, long considered a poor stepchild among its oil-rich Southeast Asian siblings, suddenly looks as if it could be sitting on a treasure trove of oil and gas. Discovery of a potentially major oil field in December by Alcorn International of Texas and a potentially bigger find of natural gas by Occidental Petroleum in 1989 has riveted attention on this island chain and raised hopes of deliverance from its crippling economic problems.
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March 16, 1986 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
At least seven tons of gold worth more than $75 million reportedly disappeared from the inventories of the Philippine national treasury in the seven years after President Ferdinand E. Marcos took direct control of the processing and distribution of gold mined in the Philippines.
NEWS
April 21, 2000 | From Associated Press
The pilot of an Air Philippines jet reported poor visibility minutes before the plane crashed Wednesday, killing all 131 people aboard, airport transcripts obtained Thursday showed. The transcripts from the Philippines' worst aviation disaster also indicated that air traffic controllers tried at least twice to hurry another plane off the runway so that Flight 541 could land.
BUSINESS
February 4, 1991 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Philippines, long considered a poor stepchild among its oil-rich Southeast Asian siblings, suddenly looks as if it could be sitting on a treasure trove of oil and gas. Discovery of a potentially major oil field in December by Alcorn International of Texas and a potentially bigger find of natural gas by Occidental Petroleum in 1989 has riveted attention on this island chain and raised hopes of deliverance from its crippling economic problems.
NEWS
March 1, 1987
Los Angeles Times Manila correspondent Mark Fineman has been awarded the American Society of Newspaper Editors' Distinguished Writing Award for his articles about the fall of Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos and the rise to power of Corazon Aquino, the society announced today. Fineman, a native of Chicago, is one of six American journalists being honored by the society for their work during 1986.
NEWS
March 16, 1986 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
At least seven tons of gold worth more than $75 million reportedly disappeared from the inventories of the Philippine national treasury in the seven years after President Ferdinand E. Marcos took direct control of the processing and distribution of gold mined in the Philippines.
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