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11 hrs ago | Sun-Star

De Leon: Hotels industry competitive

THE hospitality industry in the country is highly competitive and will not fall behind upon the implementation of the Asean free trade agreement come 2015.

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20 hrs ago | The Daily Freeman-Journal

A dream destination

A relaxing spot by the ocean is a dream destination for many during retirement. Webster City native Bruce Leytham looked to do just that in the Philippines.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

4 Hoteliers

New World takes over Manila Bay Hotel from Hyatt.

New World Hotels has been appointed by New Coast Hotel to manage New World Manila Bay Hotel effective 1 January 2015, the hotel, currently the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Casino Manila, will be the second hotel for the brand in the capital, joining New World Makati Hotel.

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Sun-Star

Yamaha unveils 2 new bikes

YAMAHA Motor Philippines Inc. officially unveiled two of its newest high performance bikes to Mindanaoans in time for the Kadayawan Festival.

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Sun-Star

Entrepreneurship - part of Filipino culture'

THE lack of an entrepreneurial culture is often cited as a challenge for growing startups in the Philippines.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sun-Star

Northpoint cited in property awards

DAVAO CITY'S landmark condo project Northpoint by Vista Residences was recently recognized as a "Highly Commended" development in the prestigious 2nd Annual Philippines Property Awards in 2014, the country's biggest annual real estate event.

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South China Morning Post

Dozen destinations added to airport scheme in the last three years

About a dozen destinations were added to the airport's network in the last three years under the New Destination Incentive Arrangement , which gives airlines a year's worth of landing fee rebates, the Airport Authority has confirmed.

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Stuff.co.nz

Asia's most overlooked paradise

With 7107 islands and a feast of screensaver-perfect backdrops - from dreamy tropical beaches and smouldering volcanoes to mesmerising rice terraces and crumbling Spanish relics - the Philippines is one of south-east Asia's most exotic getaways.

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Sun-Star

Wise Immigration bags 2014 Best Visa Assistance Company

Wise Immigration bested other visa assistance and immigration consultancy companies in the Philippines, as it has been chosen by the National Consumer Affairs Foundation as the Best Visa Assistance Company for 2014.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Malaysian biscuit firm sees strong growth in Philippines

Perfect Food Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, manufacturer of Malaysia's Julie's biscuits, is bullish of a double-digit growth in the Philippines this year, buoyed largely by plans to further expand its distribution network in the country and introduce more products in the domestic market.

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Business Times

Shangri-La to have 10 hotels under new Jen brand by Q1 2015

LA Hotels and Resorts, which will launch its first Hotel Jen in Singapore next month, expects to have up to 10 hotels under the new brand name by Q1 2015 as it rebrands existing properties.

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The Capital-Journal

Protecting the tarsier

It's not a monkey. It's not a lemur, or a Madagascan Mouse. The iconic species for promoting environmental stewardship and ecotourism in the Philippines is the Philippine tarsier.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Less than piso: AirAsia Zest offers fares for only P0.25

In a statement, AirAsia Zest said it is offering seats for only P0.25 base fare for flights to and from Manila to domestic destinations of Kalibo , Puerto Princesa , Tagbilaran , Tacloban and Cebu, as well as Macau and Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia to celebrate National Heroes' Day.

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Cincinnati.com

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Philippines president screens film on Cincinnati family A documentary about a Cincinnati family that saved Jewish refugees had a presidential screening.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Star Online

Dark side of maid hiring

SINGAPORE: From April to July this year, Jonnalyn Arcillas, 32, "performed" household chores, sometimes for as long as 15 hours a day, for "would-be employers" in Singapore said to be watching her via CCTV cameras.

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ABS-CBN News

Shopping shorts: Where to get colorful, comfy shoes

MANILA Looking for a colorful pair of comfortable shoes to add to your collection? Here are some new items that you may want to check out.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Philippine Embassy to fly flag at half-mast Saturday

The Philippines, which lost three of its citizens in the MH17 tragedy, will fly its national flag at half-mast on Saturday at its embassy here in memory of the passengers and crew of the ill-fated Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight.

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ABS-CBN News

BI: Chinese arrests not linked to sea row

The Bureau of Immigration on Friday said the recent arrests of more than 50 Chinese nationals working illegally in the Philippines are not connected to the ongoing territorial tensions with China in the West Philippine Sea.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Milling Journal

Philippine Trade Team Visits Kansas Wheat

Wheat buyers from the Republic of the Philippines long ago discovered the quality, value and reliability of U.S. wheat.

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Sun-Star

Digital tourism boosts agribiz

DIGITAL tourism is seen to boost and enhance Mindanao's agri-tourism sector, a leader in the information communication technology sector said.

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