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Torre de Manila unit buyers urged: Demand refund

Tour guide and cultural activist Carlos Celdran advised those who bought units from the controversial Torre de Manila to demand a refund from the condominium's property developer DMCI Homes.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Asia's most overlooked paradise

With 7107 islands and a feast of screensaver-perfect backdrops - from dreamy tropical beaches and smouldering volcanoes to mesmerising rice terraces and crumbling Spanish relics - the Philippines is one of south-east Asia's most exotic getaways.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Malaysian biscuit firm sees strong growth in Philippines

Perfect Food Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, manufacturer of Malaysia's Julie's biscuits, is bullish of a double-digit growth in the Philippines this year, buoyed largely by plans to further expand its distribution network in the country and introduce more products in the domestic market.

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Business Times

Shangri-La to have 10 hotels under new Jen brand by Q1 2015

LA Hotels and Resorts, which will launch its first Hotel Jen in Singapore next month, expects to have up to 10 hotels under the new brand name by Q1 2015 as it rebrands existing properties.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Less than piso: AirAsia Zest offers fares for only P0.25

In a statement, AirAsia Zest said it is offering seats for only P0.25 base fare for flights to and from Manila to domestic destinations of Kalibo , Puerto Princesa , Tagbilaran , Tacloban and Cebu, as well as Macau and Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia to celebrate National Heroes' Day.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Star Online

Dark side of maid hiring

SINGAPORE: From April to July this year, Jonnalyn Arcillas, 32, "performed" household chores, sometimes for as long as 15 hours a day, for "would-be employers" in Singapore said to be watching her via CCTV cameras.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Shopping shorts: Where to get colorful, comfy shoes

MANILA Looking for a colorful pair of comfortable shoes to add to your collection? Here are some new items that you may want to check out.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Philippine Embassy to fly flag at half-mast Saturday

The Philippines, which lost three of its citizens in the MH17 tragedy, will fly its national flag at half-mast on Saturday at its embassy here in memory of the passengers and crew of the ill-fated Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Cyber Buddy Buddy Gomez

The egregious physical conditions that Malacanang now finds herself in, Its present location has neither strategic nor tactical value to its mission.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Southland Times

Ambassador proud of role

Marlborough-raised Reuben Levermore, one of New Zealand's youngest diplomats, starts in his new post as ambassador to Thailand next week.

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ABS-CBN News

Vienna Teng 'surprised' by Pinoy fans at Ka Freddie's gig

MANILA Thanks to a Kickstarter project, now-indie artist Vienna Teng made it a point to travel to the Philippines to perform here.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Times of Oman

Filipinos upbeat over Oman air link to Manila

Muscat: Philippine expatriates in Oman are happy about the news that Oman Air has got approval to fly direct to Manila, saying it would greatly improve the experience of passengers.

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Asia News Network

MANILA: The dark side of maid recruitment in the Philippines

From April to July this year, Jonnalyn Arcillas, 32, "performed" household chores, sometimes for as long as 15 hours a day, for "would-be employers" in Singapore said to be watching her via CCTV cameras.

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Asia News Network

MANILA: 26 maid agencies in S'pore under probe for pay deductions

The Philippines is investigating 26 maid agencies in Singapore accused of collecting placement fees that have been banned.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Philippines protests Chinese 'sovereignty patrols'

The Philippines will file a new diplomatic protest with China complaining about frequent patrols by Chinese ships in the South China Sea, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Monday.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Weekend Balita

Pia Cayetano seeks probe of 'Torre de Manila'

Senator Pia Cayetano has filed a resolution calling for an investigation into the construction of a condominium tower in Manila that heritage advocates oppose because it would despoil the Rizal Monument.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Sun-Star

Luczon: Smaller things of great concern

LAST week, in a desperate attempt to get the attention of the reading public especially the government agencies like the Department of Foreign Affairs, I wrote a column for my brother who is in Libya who wants to get home but apparently he has troubles in getting off in that's country town fearing security.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: The unique - apostolate' of Filipino grandparents

Trust the Filipino to give a foreign word a culturally-specific meaning. The word "apostolate," an Old English term taken from Latin, refers to a messenger's mission in the Christian tradition.

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China Daily

A rose by any other name?

In three months, I'll have to decide whether to change my name. Should I adopt my new husband's surname, hyphenate it with my last name, or keep things just as they've been for three decades? My byline, I've already decided, won't change.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sun-Star

Davao left out anew

The city is excluded from the list of key areas all over the country to play host to Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 2015 meetings that will kick off in December 2014.

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