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3 hrs ago | Canada.com

Gallery: Spiritual rituals mark Holy Week around the world

Thousands of Christian around the world mark Holy Week with a series of deeply symbolic rituals commemorating Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection three days later on the holiest day of the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday.

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9 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Which Philippine blogs are making it big?

MANILA We've seen a number of blogs that have been received well and even catapulted to fame.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Weekend Balita

Aquino apologizes over 'world's worst airport'

Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologized on Wednesday for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst.

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ABS-CBN News

10 places where you can reflect this Holy Week

This Lenten season devotees will surely flock to different spiritual destinations where they can reconnect with God and also bond with their family.

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Mail on Sunday

Penitent Filipinos whip themselves red raw 'to atone for their sins' on Maundy Thursday

An American Odyssey: First colour postcards of the 'New World' show life in the US at the end of the 19th century That's a lot of hotels! Ex UN worker shows off 2,800 'do not disturb' signs collected from 190 countries Great Easter getaway! Today expected to be busiest of the year on UK's roads as millions set off on holiday How to drink like Don ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Tigerair offers Piso fare promo

TIGERAIR Philippines is offering a Piso fare promo for travelers who book between April 20 to 22 2014 for their travel break on Jan 1 to March 31, 2015.

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Manila Bulletin

PH to resolve conflict with HK on 2010 crisis

The Philippine government is still working with Hong Kong towards "a mutually satisfactory conclusion" amid an unresolved row arising from the 2010 hostage crisis, MalacaA ang said.

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Xinhuanet

News Analysis: Snags seen in proposed Philippine-U.S. military access pact

Even before the proposed military access agreement between the Philippines and the United States is signed, there are already indications that its legitimacy will be challenged both in the country's highest court and legislature.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Burnaby News Leader

Burnaby bassoonist plays it forward

A Burnaby musician who got a break when he was young that helped fire his musical ambitions is hoping to give similar opportunities to aspiring bassoonists in the Philippines.

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The China Post

Philippine leader apologizes over 'world's worst airport'

Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologized on Wednesday for failures in air-conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst.

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Sun-Star

PIHABF gears up for 19th balloon fest

The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta , also known as "A Weekend of Everything that Flies," is gearing up for its 19th staging of the established aviation event on February 12 to 15, 2015 at the Philippine Air Force ADAC Hangar in Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga.

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Manila Bulletin

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The Philippine Coast Guard expects a shift in passenger volume from ships to inter-island and roll-on and roll-off vessels on Maundy Thursday.

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Sun-Star

Gonzales: Benefits for PWDs

ONE positive thing that I truly appreciate about our government is the fact that it supports Persons with Disabilities through its Republic Act 9422, known as AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO.

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Asia News Network

MANILA: FAA decision to boost Philippine tourism

After six years of waiting, the Philippines was upgraded to Category-1 status by the US Federal Aviation Administration , meaning Philippine carriers may now expand their operations in the United States and, eventually, boost tourism and businesses between the two countries.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Star

Asia's maritime disputes impose more cooperation

China is now facing challenges to its maritime claims. The Philippines has just filed a lawsuit to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea against China over a dispute concerning its fishing rights in the South China Sea.

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Emirates News Agency

RCA team in Philippines to assess needs of Haiyan-struch regions

WAM Manila, 15th Apr. 2014 -- A UAE Red Crescent Authority team is currently visiting Philippines to assess humanitarian needs of areas and population affected by Typhoon Haiyan within the UAE's US$ 10 million support and assistance programme, ordered by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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PR-inside.com

Philippines tourism market: Airports facing major choked capacity issues

Tourism flourished, with a significant increase in domestic and international tourist volumes, primarily due to the Department of Tourisms continuous efforts to promote the Philippines as a key tourist destination in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Newham Recorder

Newham College lecturers could be taking Savile Row to Manila

The College's tailoring team recently submitted proposals for new bespoke tailoring courses to a leading fashion school in the capital, Manila.

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Sun-Star

Aquino to inspect terminals in Metro Manila

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III is set to inspect on Wednesday various air, land and sea transport facilities in Metro Manila to ensure smooth and seamless operations during the Holy Week, the Department of Transportation and Communications said Tuesday.

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ABS-CBN News

Want to study in Japan? Read this

MANILA Here's good news for those who want to study at the Land of the Rising Sun the Japan Information and Culture Center of the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines is giving scholarships to Filipino citizens.

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