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Dates for Pope's trip to Sri Lanka and Philippines confirmed

Vatican City, Jul 29, 2014 / 06:07 pm .- The Holy See Press Office confirmed today that Pope Francis will be traveling to Sri Lanka Jan. 12-15 and to Philippines Jan. 15-19.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Philippines' Debt Boosts Credit Outlook

On Friday, the government said total public debt as a fraction of gross domestic product fell to 49% in 2013.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sun-Star

Bohol tour guides get training on Russian

BOHOL tour guides and some tourism officers will receive training on Russian language and culture as part of a joint project between the Department of Tourism and the Philippine Russian Business Assembly .

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Philippines, World News

Philippines Today

Increased initiatives in tourism credited for steady growth in tourist arrivals

The Philippines' revived international tourism campaign "It's More Fun in the Philippines" among other initiatives by the Department of Tourism has posed nothing but fruitful results, especially in keeping the steady growth of tourist arrivals afloat.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sun-Star

Night at the Museum

The Department of Tourism VI invited us over for a familiarization tour with Cebu Pacific showing off its direct Davao-Iloilo daily flights and three times a week Davao-Bacolod flights to a bunch of Davao journalists, me included.

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Sun-Star

Estremera: Explore

THE past months have been full of domestic travels that saw me gawking at cities and towns, some I have already visited a decade or two ago, others I've visited for the first time.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sun-Star

Pacete: Vigan: Wonder City, 2

THIS time we are tourists in Vigan and we enjoy the hospitality of Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina.

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Related Topix: Vigan, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Arts, Interior Design, Nicaragua, World News, Opinion

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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PhilNews.com

So, Should Jejomar Binay Be the Next President of the Philippines?

But is he the right choice for the country? His legions of supporters will give you an enthusiastic "yes;" his detractors however, will tell you "no!" So who's right? To answer our question, lets look instead at Binay's deeds rather than the words of his supporters or detractors.

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The Philipine Reporter

Pinoys in Toronto raise concerns to Consulate officials

Representatives of Filipino organizations met with officials of Philippine Consulate General-Toronto last July 18 to raise their concerns about developments in the Philippine on the occasion of the 5th State of the Nation Address of President Benigno Aquino scheduled on July 28 in Manila.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Asia Travel,

Sun-Star

The Best of the Philippines book launch

LAUNCHED last April 10 at the Tapas Bar of the Makati Shangri-La Manila hotel, the first travel coffee table book of its kind with a quirky and confident title of The Best of the Best of the Philippines was eagerly awaited by guests when it was finally unveiled to the public.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Asia Travel, Philippines, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Chevrolet Trailblazer: Rain or shine in style

Would you put the lives of your loved ones in peril when it comes to choosing the right vehicle? Of course, not.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet TrailBlazer, SUV, Chevrolet, The Covenant, Electronic, Travel, Asia Travel, Philippines, World News,

Sun-Star

Camiguin, Oro among top 25 PH gems

A MOVEMENT, spearheaded by Isla Lipana Co., a Philippine member-firm of Price Waterhouse Coopers global network, was recently initiated in search for the country's next mainstream tourist destination.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News, Travel, Asia Travel

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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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Manila Bulletin

Torre de Manila sets completion in 2016

Construction of Torre de Manila, a 46-story residential condominium tower of DMCI Homes along Taft Avenue, Manila, is progressing with the structural works already in the fifth floor parking level of the building.

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Pattaya Mail

Travelers warned about Typhoon Matmo

Typhoon Matmo is gearing up to take a swipe at Taiwan and China, according to meteorologists.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Warwickonline.com

WWII vet receives medals - Warwick Beacon

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rhode Island state Rep. Lisa Tomasso on Monday presented medals and awards to World War II veteran Anthony D'Abrosca at Coventry Town Hall before D'Abrosca's family and friends.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Coventry, RI, Travel, Asia Travel, Warwick, RI

Philippines Today

PNP to deploy 10,000 cops under Super Task-Force "Kapayapaan" for SONA 2014

To ensure peace and order and safety during the fifth State of the Nation Address of President Benigno S. Aquino III on July 28, the Philippine National Police on Tuesday announced the deployment of 10,000 policemen with the activation of Super Task-Force "Kapayapaan 2014."

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Pinoy street food in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Steve Angeles via Twitter

A smoking Filipino craze is hitting the streets of Los Angeles, appealing to the hungry, the adventurous, and the homesick.

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