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DOF thumbs down income tax holiday for hotels
The Department of Finance thumbed down a proposal to grant income tax holiday incentive to hotels and resorts in top tourist destinations in the Philippines.
Tue May 21, 2013
PH files protest over Chinese presence in Ayungin Shoal
The Philippines has filed a protest with the Chinese Embassy in Manila on the provocative and illegal presence of Chinese government ships around Ayungin Shoal in Palawan.
Mon May 20, 2013
Asian migrants send $260 bln home but impact is limited
Applicants look at job offers displayed on a glass window of a recruitment agency in Manila, the Philippines, in this 2010 file photo.
Sat May 18, 2013
CEB opens direct flights to Phuket
THE Philippines' largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific announced it will begin direct flights from Manila to Phuket, Thailand, starting August 16, 2013.
Thu May 16, 2013
Taiwan holds drills near Philippines
Two frigates, one destroyer and other coast guard vessels have taken part in the drill in the Bashi channel between the two sides.
Sat May 11, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Philippine Embassy Closes On Monday For Elections
KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 -- Consular services at the Philippine embassy here will be closed on Monday to make way for the overseas absentee voting in the Philippine elections.
Fri May 10, 2013
Stranded Pinoy kids suffering in Saudi tent city
MANILA Around 1,000 Filipino children stranded in Saudi Arabia should be given priority in repatriation to the Philippines, according to overseas Filipino workers who arrived Friday.
Thu May 09, 2013
Asia News Network
MANILA : Philippine Airlines, partner to spend US$1b
Philippines' San Miguel Corp. and its Cambodian partner are planning a US$1.5-billion maiden fleeting programme for their newly created Cambodian Airlines.
Pinoy wins slot in top photography masterclass
MANILA, Philippines A Filipino has won a slot at the World Press Photo's 2013 Joop Swart Masterclass, the first Filipino photographer to be selected for the annual event, reputably among the most prestigious of its kind.
Tue May 07, 2013
Asia News Network
BEIJING: China sends biggest ever fleet to disputed Spratlys
China has sent one of its largest recorded fishing fleets to disputed islands in the South China Sea, state-run media said yesterday, amid tensions over Beijing's assertion of its claims in the region.
Sun May 05, 2013
Talk of the Day -- Central bank chief issues monetary warning
Perng Fai-nan, governor of Taiwan's central bank, has sounded an alarm over the policy of quantitative easing adopted by the central banks of the United States, some European countries and .
5.5M tourist arrival target for 2013 - doable'
MALACANANG expressed confidence on Sunday that the government would reach its tourist arrival target of 5.5 million by the end of 2013.
Thu May 02, 2013
Zest Air holds P1 fare promo
All-in fares for flights from Manila to Iloilo, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, Puerto Princesa, Tagbilaran, Davao, Bacolod and Kalibo are available for as low as P537.
Asia News Network
SEPANG, M'sia : Philippine Airlines resumes Kuala Lumpur flights after 7 years
Philippine Airlines, which sees strong flight demand between Malaysia and The Philippines, has resumed its flights to Kuala Lumpur after a seven-year absence.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Asia-Pacific Analysis: Easing megacity congestion
Science may be the only way to keep traffic moving in the region's huge cities as car numbers continue to rise, says Crispin Maslog .
Sun Apr 28, 2013
"The Expanding Manhattan Coastline" by Racontours says that since the days of Dutch New York, Manhattan Island has undergone massive transformation to its coastline.
An enchanting night
Front from left: Berg and Marbee Go, Dusit's Danelle Palang, Janet Suin; Back from right: Hugues- Antoine Suin, Dusit GM Alex Willats, Autohub's Willy Tee Ten and Owee Cruz It can only be described as a perfect night and no, that's not an exaggeration.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Isuzu challenge runs 1,467-km on 1 full tank
Isuzu Philippines Corporation once again set out to prove the fuel efficiency of their vehicles with the recent Isuzu D-Max Challenge where the multi-awarded pickup truck was filled to the brim with fuel and drove around most parts of Luzon until all 76 liters of fuel was consumed.
DOH, NAIA on tight watch vs H7N9 virus
MANILA The Department of Health and Ninoy Aquino International Airport quarantine personnel have advised passengers arriving from China and Taiwan to report to quarantine officers if they have flu-like symptoms, such as cough, colds and fever.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Sea disputes dominate Asean summit
Territorial disputes in the South China Sea dominated the first day of a meeting of the leaders of the Association of South-East Asian Nations , Philippine President Benigno Aquino said on Thursday.