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44 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sun-Star

Negros through the eyes of a tourist

IT WAS my first time to visit Bacolod and Negros Occidental two weeks ago, in time for the weeklong Panaad sa Negros Festival.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific adds flights to Hong Kong, Hanoi

MANILA, Philippines Gokongwei-owned Cebu Pacific Air has increased its weekly flights between Manila and Hong Kong to accommodate demand for the summer season.

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ABS-CBN News

AirAsia Zest partners with Robinsons

This means AirAsia Zest customers can pay for their airline seats and other online purchases at any Robinsons Department Store.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Accused in Vhong case attempts to leave PH

MANILA One of the men accused of beating actor Vhong Navarro last January 22 attempted to leave the Philippines early Monday.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sun-Star

CEB cleared to fly in EU

COST carrier Cebu Pacific Air expects a substantial boost in travel and tourism within Southeast Asia once the region's full market integration takes place by 2015.

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Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippine exports hit 3-year high in February

Philippine exports rose to a three-year peak in February due to the heavy volume of electronics and other commodities shipped out, according to official data released on Thursday.

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Sun-Star

Homestay Program: Strengthening rural tourism

THERE'S an interesting thrust to maximize the tourism potentials of rural areas which cannot take in as much tourists and guests because of lack of hotels and pension houses.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

China shows its military might, and its frustrations

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia>> When Robert M. Gates visited China in 2011 as U.S. defense secretary, the military greeted him with an unexpected and, in the view of U.S. military officials, provocative test of a Chinese stealth fighter jet, a bold show of force that stunned the visiting Americans and may even have surprised the Chinese president at the ... (more)

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ABS-CBN News

'Cherry blossoms' at Cebu's La Vie Parisienne

While it may not be the capital of the country, Cebu City definitely ranks a place as one of the top destinations for tourists visiting the Philippines.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

ABS-CBN News

PH, US resume defense talks

The Philippines and the US on Thursday resumed discussions on the proposed Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement to further strengthen the security partnership of the two countries.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Mogwai's changing sonic moods swing into Ace of Spades

Mogwai is loud. How loud? “Mogwai was so loud your whole body vibrated.” So said Yahoo! Philippines in a headline for a review of a festival appearance in Manila earlier this year.

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The Item

Philippine Air can boost U.S. routes, use better jets on upgrade

Philippine Airlines Inc. may add new routes and fly more often to the U.S., while taking advantage of more fuel-efficient jets, after the nation regained the highest air-safety rating from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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