Air Asia Jet Overshoots Runway In Philippines

AirAsia has suffered a second incident within the span of only a couple of days, as one of its Airbus A320 planes overshot the runway at Kalibo, in the Philippines. Thankfully, this time everyone survived. This incident will hopefully be the last in an unusually traumatic year for commercial aviation.… » 12/30/14 12:27pm 12/30/14 12:27pm

Confirmed: the LaFerrari will come to the PH, guess who owns it?

Remember the story of the first F12 Berlinetta to touch the Philippines? That was so good that Raphael Orlove even shared the news on the front page of Jalopnik! Well a year later, the owner finally get what he deserves, the new LaFerrari! » 11/22/14 12:00pm 11/22/14 12:00pm

Rich Guy Buys $750K Ferrari Just For The Privilege To Buy A LaFerrari

Some rich guy in the Philippines just took deliver of the first Ferrari F12 in his country. Why? Just so he'd have the chance to be considered to be allowed to buy a LaFerrari. » 8/02/13 12:00pm 8/02/13 12:00pm

The Manila Speed Show in 35 photos

Last weekend, Filipino-Swiss Formula Renault 3.5 Series driver Marlon Stockinger recently visited his home country, the Philippines, to spread Formula One in the country, as he is one of seven drivers of the Lotus F1 Junior Team. In tandem with the road show, he also showcase the local aftermarket scene. Here is my… » 5/06/13 2:09pm 5/06/13 2:09pm

The Navy Will Move A Grounded Ship By Cutting It Into Chunks

The U.S. Navy has come up with a plan for the minesweeping ship grounded Jan. 17 on a biologically sensitive coral reef offshore from the Philippines. It will cut the 224-foot-long Avenger-class ship into chunks which can be carted away. » 1/29/13 12:40pm 1/29/13 12:40pm

They Drift Their BMW M5s Barefoot In The Philippines

This is Philippine drifter Ian King. His country is known for its Japanese nostalgic car scene, but he owns an E39 M5. As you can see, this hasn't kept him from burning tires up mountain passes - even when he's barefoot. » 4/19/12 1:00pm 4/19/12 1:00pm

Moving Water Is Very Powerful

More than a hundred people have died in flooding across the Philippines, many of them in vehicles. Let this photo be a lesson to anyone contemplating driving in a flooded area: moving water is very powerful. » 9/28/09 2:30pm 9/28/09 2:30pm

Jeepney: The Filipino Dekotora!

So what's a country to do with a mess load of Jeeps left by an occupying liberating army? Why, they decorate them with chrome and retrofit them to hold a few extra passengers. Enter the Jeepney, a Filipino tradition. Or at least it's been a tradition for the past 60 or so years. Yay, America! [via VBS.tv: Part I, Part… » 7/16/07 6:00pm 7/16/07 6:00pm