BUSINESS - Philippines and Burma discuss aviation

Aviation officials from the two countries will meet in late May to discuss an air services agreement, ABS-CBN News reported on Friday. The Philippine ambassador to Burma told reporters that the talks could result in the first ever direct flight between the two Southeast Asian nations. Burma’s President Thein Sein travelled to Manila last year, where he penned several pacts with Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, including a visa-free travel agreement for citizens of the two countries.