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Best Hotel in Manila Launches Spa Promotions for Christmas 2013
Say goodbye to stress this Yuletide season as you pamper yourself to an exhilarating and rejuvenating experience.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Foreigner's blog on PHL goes viral
A FOREIGNER'S take on culture in parts of the Philippines, including Cebu province in Central Visayas, has gone viral on the Internet.
All set for Dinagyang Festival 2014
City tourism officer Ben Jemina said the festival will feature the Kasadyahan mardi gras without competition with prizes among the participating groups from Western Visayas.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
this Cannot Be Happening Please Help the Man Anf his Family,....
As the Philippines struggles to recover from the typhoon and all missing Danes have been found, one Danish citizen in critical condition is left without much hope in a local hospital In Vicente Sotto Hospital in Cebu City, Philippines, 47-year-old Michael Christensen of the Zealand town of Maribo, lies with serious injuries sustained in a ... (more)
Cartagena graffiti festival features community and international urban art
This week in Colombia's Caribbean coastal city of Cartagena, 25 local and international artists will complete a total of 30 murals throughout the city, as part of the First International Festival of Urban Art in Colombia.
USAID's Lindborg On U.S. Post-Typhoon Response In Philippines
Testimony of Assistant Administrator Nancy E. Lindborg Before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, and Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting me to testify on the ongoing U.S. response to Typhoon Haiyan, known ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Indian tourists to Philippines 'to double in 2014'
MANILA: The number of tourists arriving from India to the Philippines is expected to double from 46,000 last year to 100,000 in 2014, the Philippines News Agency said Wednesday citing an Indian tourism operators group.
Manila hotel market update.
In the first eight months of 2013, the Philippines welcomed over 3 million international visitors with Korean, American and Japanese visitors being lead contributors.
New US ambassador to PH: We help friends in trouble
Philippine soldiers walk near a military C-130 plane as they prepare to go to Tacloban city, at the Villamor Airbase, in Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.
The New Zealand Herald
Census 2013: New Kiwis add to our diversity
From left, new citizens Marlon and Maida Macatual with daughter Maive, from the Philippines, Cecilia Liu from China, Patamyai Hla from Burma and Sherene Marais and Gareth Poley from South Africa.
The Japan Times
Power shifting in the Pacific
Drastic changes may occur in the geopolitical map of the Pacific region. U.S. President Barack Obama stated in September in connection with the Syrian crisis that the United States should not become the world's policeman.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Fixing Typhoon Yolanda's Massive Misconceptions
The islands affected by the devastating typhoon don't just need aid. They need to let the world know they are still is tourism business.
Holiday Shopping Homes for the Philippines
A few friends and I are supporting recovery work in the Philippines via holiday sales of our cards, music, jewelry and tshirts.
Asia News Network
Lunch in the waters
At Villa Escudero, visitors can enjoy nature, culture, history - and have lunch right in the middle of a cool stream, next to a roaring waterfall Letting your feet cool down by the crystal clear waters, listening to undisturbed nature around you, while eating a delicious meal is an ideal way to spend one's afternoon.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Asia News Network
Ang Lee, master and slave
The soft-spoken director talks about his hits as much as his flops, his gifts as much as his insecurities with the Manila audience "I'm a one-movie kind of guy," said Ang Lee.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
PAL expands Middle East route
National flag carrier Philippines Airlines , jointly owned by taipan Lucio Tan and diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. , is flying back to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia starting today to serve 1.8 million Filipinos living and working in the region.
Back to square 'Juan'
It is a disturbing site to see. When once a place with strong cultural character, most of our public spaces are reduced to mere imitations and monoculture.
Typhoon aftermath hits home
When one of the strongest typhoons on record struck the Philippines earlier this month, Cummins employee Robert Joson and his family who emigrated from there in the 1970s worried about friends and relatives who had stayed in the island nation in Southeast Asia.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Why Macau's junket operators are on the prowl in Asia
On the second floor of Solaire's plush ocean-front casino in Manila, the dealers speak Mandarin, the players are Chinese and revenue from high-roller gamblers is rising rapidly.
Best Hotel in Manila Celebrates Christmas 2013
From the mulled wine and classic Bche de Nol cake from France, the natural pine trees and gingerbread house of Germany, the nativity scene of Italy and the Noche Buena of Spain, the stars shine brightest at Sofitel Manila Hotel.