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17 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Crimson to open Boracay resort in 2017

MANILA The Filinvest-led Crimson Hotels is hitting one of the world's best beaches as it announced the latest addition to the group: Crimson Resort and Spa, Boracay.

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21 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Aquino to inspect terminals in Metro Manila

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III is set to inspect on Wednesday various air, land and sea transport facilities in Metro Manila to ensure smooth and seamless operations during the Holy Week, the Department of Transportation and Communications said Tuesday.

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Yesterday | Sun-Star

Over P14-M worth of marijuana destroyed in Benguet

THE anti-narcotics agency and the police have destroyed over P14 million worth of marijuana during a three-day eradication operation in Benguet province, an official said Tuesday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippine airlines stand to gain much from FAA upgrade

Now that the Philippines has regained its Category 1 status from the US Federal Aviation Administration , expect the local airlines to reap the benefits of flying to more destinations in the United States, aviation consultancy CAPA Center for Aviation said in a report.

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Sun-Star

Where speed matters

THE abandoned old Bacolod Airport came alive over the weekend as 104 sports cars intensely raced against each other for the 1st Bacolod Speed Festival.

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CNN

Philippines to probe mining companies

A Philippine lawmaker on Monday said he filed a measure seeking a congressional inquiry into the recurring environmental problems involving foreign and local mining companies in the country.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific adds flights to Hong Kong, Hanoi

MANILA, Philippines Gokongwei-owned Cebu Pacific Air has increased its weekly flights between Manila and Hong Kong to accommodate demand for the summer season.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

European Commission Lifts Ban On Philippine's Leading Airline - Cebu Pacific

The Philippines' leading airline, Cebu Pacific, has been removed from the list of airlines banned from operating in European Union member countries.

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ABS-CBN News

Accused in Vhong case attempts to leave PH

MANILA One of the men accused of beating actor Vhong Navarro last January 22 attempted to leave the Philippines early Monday.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

ABS-CBN News

How Loudbasstard champions Pinoy craftmanship

MANILA, Philippines When Cebu-made bamboo sound amplifier Loudbasstard began making noise in 2012, many took notice of its simple concept and, of course, its bold name.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Bloodbath

The World Bank says the Philippines is poised to remain the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia this year, as President Benigno Aquino III's administration ramps up infrastructure and reconstruction spending to beat the clock in the last two years of his term.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Will Cebu Pacific offer 'piso' fares to US, Europe?

This was the question on many people's minds now that the Gokongwei-led budget carrier is now cleared to fly to the United States and Europe.

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ABS-CBN News

'Cherry blossoms' at Cebu's La Vie Parisienne

While it may not be the capital of the country, Cebu City definitely ranks a place as one of the top destinations for tourists visiting the Philippines.

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Sun-Star

Cradle of top class artists, designers

PRODUCING globally competitive artists and designers is the forte of Philippine Women's College of Davao's Helena Z Benitez School of Fine Arts & Design.

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ABS-CBN News

Smartphone maker targets PH 'selfie' enthusiasts

Chinese mobile-phone maker Gionee is taking advantage of the Philippines as a "selfie" capital of the world with the introduction of its flagship high-end smartphone especially made for shooting.

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Rita's Italian Ice International Expansion Continues With Master Franchise For The Philippines

Rita's has signed an international Master Franchise Agreement with the Philippines Cool Planet Delights Corp., a partnership of a group of businessmen, who plan to open five Rita's Italian Ice stores simultaneously in Metro-Manila in July.

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Weekend Balita

DOTC awards Mactan airport project to GMR-Megawide Consortium

President Benigno S. Aquino III administers the oath of office to former Congressman Joseph Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya as the new Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Communication in a ceremony at the Reception Hall of the MalacaA an Palace on Thursday .

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ABS-CBN News

No P1.5-M taken from the Tiamzons: AFP

Major General John Bonafos, AFP's Central Command chief, denied that the Tiamzons had in their possession P1.5 million during their arrest in Cebu last March 22. A report by the Philippine Daily Inquirer quoted Tiamzon couple's lawyer, Edre Olalia, as saying that the couple only raised the matter now because it was only until recently that they ... (more)

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Asia News Network

Manila: Us Faa upgrades Philippine aviation security rating

The Philippines finally bagged the long-awaited United States Federal Aviation Administration upgrade to Category 1. This developed hours before the expected announcement tonight by the European Union that Philippine budget carrier Cebu Pacific would be allowed to fly to Europe.

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Sun-Star

Traveling love stories

HIS latest overseas project was in Rome, he said, where he had a couple, magnates in the local real estate biz, frolicking across a vineyard, walking hand-in-hand along cobblestone streets and passing by the city's little alleyways-a visual love story made sweeter by the quaintness of the locality.

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