13 hrs ago
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.
16 hrs ago
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.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Go Hotels opens in Ortigas Center
The value hotel chain of property developer Robinsons Land Corp. has ventured into Ortigas Center, taking advantage of business travellers in the key central business district .
CEB adds flights to Cauayan, Isabela
The Philippines' leading airline, Cebu Pacific Air increased its flight frequencies between Manila and Cauayan recently, operating a total of four weekly flights.
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.
The Star Online
Asia tourist boom fuels airport binge
Faced with snaking queues at immigration, overflowing baggage carousels and expensive flight delays, Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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 .
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Pacete: Vigan: Wonder City, 2
THIS time we are tourists in Vigan and we enjoy the hospitality of Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.