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The Miami Herald
Brown hounded for calling Manila `gates of hell'
Dan Brown's description of Manila as "the gates of hell" in the American novelist's latest book has not gone down well with officials in the Philippine capital.
Wed May 22, 2013
61 distressed OFWs from Kuwait repatriated
KUWAIT CITY Some 61 overseas Filipino workers were repatriated to the Philippines on Tuesday evening as part of the series of mass repatriation of stranded OFWs in Kuwait.
PH to China: Respect our territorial rights
The Department of Foreign Affairs has filed a diplomatic protest with the Chinese Embassy on the illegal presence of 2 Chinese Marine surveillance ships and a Chinese warship near Ayungin Reef in the West Philippine Sea.
Iloilo City ready for Apec Summit bid
ILOILO City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog announced that a team from the City Government will present a bid to host the Asia Pacific Ministerial Meeting in 2015 here.
PH signs first-ever air services pact with Brazil
The Philippines and Brazil on Wednesday signed an air service agreement, in a bid to boost travel between the two countries, according to a Civil Aeronautics Board official.
Pinoy vets in US one step closer to reuniting with families
Filipino World War II veterans in the United States are now one step closer to being reunited with their families in the Philippines.
Around The World In 8 Ways
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'Exhausted' Willie to concentrate on businesses
MANILA, Philippines Television host Willie Revillame is planning to devote his time on his businesses once his contract with the No.
DOF thumbs down income tax holiday for hotels
The Department of Finance thumbed down a proposal to grant income tax holiday incentive to hotels and resorts in top tourist destinations in the Philippines.
Tue May 21, 2013
Germany to China: create trust in the region
The Federal Republic of Germany is still counting on a peaceful resolution of the West Philippine Sea issue as it calls on China to "create trust in the region." Briefing the Asia Pacific journalists who participated in this year's fellowship of Internationale Journalisten Programme , Jrn Rohde, head of the East Asia Division of the Federal Foreign ... (more)
The Miami Herald
Philippines protests China warship's presence
The Philippines has protested the presence of a Chinese warship and other vessels off a Filipino military-occupied shoal in the disputed Spratly Islands.
Mon May 20, 2013
Negros shows potential for drive, organic...
FORMER Tourism Secretary Mina Gabor, currently the president of the Automobile Association of the Philippines , said that Negros Occidental has great potentials for drive and organic tourism that could attract both national and International tourists.
Asian migrants send $260 bln home but impact is limited
Applicants look at job offers displayed on a glass window of a recruitment agency in Manila, the Philippines, in this 2010 file photo.
Sun May 19, 2013
Pinoy Tech Blog
Discover destinations with the free Windows 8 More Fun Series local tourism apps
Microsoft Philippines, together with the Department of Tourism, and the Tourism Promotions Board, recently launched a series of beautiful Windows 8 apps to help tourists discover Philippines more.
Palace: Visit of Hollywood stars in Manila can boost tourism
A PALACE official welcomed on Sunday the recent visit to the Philippines by some Hollywood stars as this could result in more tourist visits and further spur the country's economic progress.
Watsons Summer at the Sofitel Hotel
Wander Woman, together with health and beauty editors, bloggers and other members of media had some fun under the sun last time when Watsons in partnership with the Department of Tourism, launched its Sun Up to Sun Down Campaign at the Sofitel Manila Seafloor Garden.
Sat May 18, 2013
Van Vugt: A plea to our new Mayor Oscar Moreno
Finally we got rid in our city of a political kingpin and a notorious vote-buyer. I myself could not cast my vote in the elections because I am still considered to be a foreigner despite my having worked in the Philippines for over 50 years for the welfare of our nation.
CEB opens direct flights to Phuket
THE Philippines' largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific announced it will begin direct flights from Manila to Phuket, Thailand, starting August 16, 2013.
Sarah Jessica Parker answers some questions from the members of the media, as well as bloggers.
Sarah Jessica Parker poses in front of her posters for The SM Store. Photo by Rem Zamora for ABS-CBNnews.com MANILA, Philippines American actress Sarah Jessica Parker was warmly welcomed by her Filipino fans on her first visit to the country.
Fri May 17, 2013
Why Vin Diesel is no stranger to Filipino culture
MANILA "Fast and Furious" star Vin Diesel revealed he is no stranger to Filipino culture even though he has been to the Philippines only once.