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12 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Skift

The Philippines Wonders if Heritage Sites Can Help Flagging Tourism Industry

Under the National Tourism Development Plan, the DOT plans to develop more tourism products, which covers accommodations, tours, transportation, recreational activities and historic sites.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippine budget airline eyes more flights to Thailand, Taiwan

Cebu Pacific Air, the Philippines' biggest budget carrier, is seeking additional seat entitlements to Thailand and Taiwan as part of broader plans to ramp up its presence in the region, filings in the Civil Aeronautics Board showed last week.

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Sun-Star

Mercado: Clark's Crown Jewel

WHILE elite families and members of the Greater Manila cosmopolitan society are excited about the proposed Green City at Clark, Pampanga residents and high spending families in Central Luzon are eagerly anticipating the completion of the international-branded Midori Hotel.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

ABS-CBN News

MMDA blames LTFRB for Katipunan traffic jam

MANILA The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is blaming the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board for the traffic jams in C5-Katipunan area.

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Sun-Star

Goodbye, Ami

MA. AMALIA "Ami" Gaston Lopez-Lizares belonged to a tightly-knit group of bosom buddies, ladies of Bacolod's St. Scholastica's Academy HS Class '67, who have, through the years, forged an enviable brand of friendship.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sun-Star

Utzurrum: Food and dessert

WAY back in the 90s or some 20 years ago, Aristocrat Restaurant - Manila's Clarita Reyes-Lapus arrived in Cebu with good friend and writer, Chona Trinidad, to promote her mother, Teresita "Mama Sita" Reyes' food mixes, called Mama Sita's.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sun-Star

Benguet gets US grant

IN ITS EFFORT to reinforce disaster risk reduction and response program in the province, Benguet will receive close to P15 million from the United States Agency for International Development through the United Nations World Food Program.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sun-Star

Guv to execs: Ensure INC's safety for...

Governor Lilia Pineda enjoined on Wednesday all local chief executives in Pampanga and the local police to ensure the road safety of the members of the Iglesia Ni Cristo in Pampanga and those coming from other provinces in Central and Northern Luzon who will attend their centennial celebration.

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ABS-CBN News

Hotel spa in Makati named among world's best

MANILA A spa in a hotel in Makati City has been named by a booking website as one of the best in the world.

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