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  1. No CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Summer is here and with people thinking of fun getaways and fabulous travel escapades at this time, it's exciting that 25 festivals will be held all over the country in the next three months, according to the website of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts. While those tasked to dazzle local and foreign tourists alike with pomp and pageantry will expectedly give their best, the Tinagba Festival of Iriga City is a tough act to follow.


  2. OFWs from Libya can still exchange dinars to pesosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | ABS-CBN News

    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has approved the re-opening of the Libyan Dinar Currency Exchange facility for overseas Filipno workers who have been repatriated from Libya. Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said the BSP is re-opening the currency exchange facility for OFWs from Libya for another six months or until 29 July 2015.


  3. February 27 - FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | State Department

    Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance. Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.


  4. DIARY: Third Time's a CharmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Artforum Intl.

    Left: Art Fair Philippines cofounder Trickie C. Lopa and Bonhams deputy chairman Magnus Renfrew. Right: Artist Christina "Ling" Quisumbing Ramilo in her studio.


  5. The universal language of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sun-Star

    Sober Serenade. The Gregorian Choir of Paris Philippine Tour is here in the Philippines starting Feb. 18 until Feb. 27 to render songs on hope and solidarity after the series of upheavals the country has gone through.


  6. 3.97M visited Region 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Sun-Star

    TOURISM arrivals in Region 7 surged to almost four million in 2014, exceeding last year's target of 3.6 million, the latest report from the Department of Tourism 7 shows. The agency said it has exceeded its tourism arrivals target last year with 3.97 million, up by 13.91 percent compared to the arrivals in 2013.


  7. Driving growth in Asia's energy talent poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Straits Times

    Two teams of Shell scientists in the USA tried to answer this simple yet intriguing question in 1939 with a friendly bet. They each filled their cars with one gallon of petrol and drove to see who could go farther.


  8. Celebrating the Year of the SheepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    People perform a dragon dance at a local amusement park during a Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 19 in Beijing. People around the world prayed and partied as they celebrated the arrival of the Year of the Sheep.


  9. In this Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 photo, performer Therry Sicat...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Albany Times Union

    In this Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 photo, performer Therry Sicat carries the head of a Chinese lion as the Pink Panther Dragon and Lion Dance Group, prepares for their next performance at the Chinatown area of Manila, Philippines. "We got the name Pink Panther because when we started we were the first ones who had a pink lion," Manager Joseph Sicat said.


  10. Chinese lions, dragons family business for Filipino siblingsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 photo, a Filipino lion dancer checks his costume as he prepares for a performance in Manila's Chinatown, Philippines. The Pink Panther Dragon and Lion Dance Group, a business operated by eight Filipino siblings who live in a creekside slum in Manila's Chinatown area, are hired by businesses that believe a Chinese New Year peformance will drive misfortunes away and bring good luck.


  11. Shopping shorts: Where to buy stylish, comfy shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Looking for a pair of comfortable yet stylish shoes to add to your collection? Here are some new items that you may want to check out. Sportswear brand Adidas has launched its Superstar 80s Pioneer Pack, which features collaborations with skater Mark "Gonz" Gonzales and designer NIGO.


  12. Shangri-La Mactan seeks to grow Middle East, Australia, Europe shareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Sun-Star

    CEBU. Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa director of sales and marketing Albert La Fuente talks to reporters on their plans to grow other markets. FIVE-STAR resort Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa is eyeing to grow the number of its guests from the Middle East, Australia and Europe with improved air connectivity to these countries.


  13. Philippines becomes a travel hotspotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | New York Daily News

    Tourists prepare to enter the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park located in Puerto Princesa on the western Philippine island of Palawan. The natural formation features a limestone karst mountain landscape surrounded by thick forest with an 8.2 kilometer navigable underground river that flows directly into the South China Sea.


  14. 10 Things To Do This Valentine's With Your BoyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 |

    Ever since you and your boyfriend or special someone got together, we bet you always look forward to Feb 14, coz we totally do too! It's that one day of the year where everyone in love gets to celebrate it. But Valentine's Day is already tomorrow, and wait, still don't have plans? It's okay, don't panic! We're here to help you out.


  15. JLL: S'pore office-rent growth strongest, home price fall largest in Asia-Pac in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Business Times

    SINGAPORE recorded the steepest price decline in the luxury residential market in the Asia-Pacific region last year, according to JLL, even as office rents in the central business district made the strongest gains. Luxury home prices fell 6.1 per cent year on year in Singapore against the backdrop of flat or small price gains and generally subdued sales activities in the rest of Asia.


  16. Pinoys help train Cambodian nursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | ABS-CBN News

    A group of Cambodian nurses last month completed their training conducted at the University of the Philippines Manila College of Nursing. The first batch under the Cambodia Nurse Bridging Program comprised of 29 members of the nursing faculty of Cambodia's University of Health Sciences and the regional training centers from the four Cambodian provinces of Battambang, Kampot, Kampong Chang, and Steung Tren.


  17. 2,000 cops to secure Apec meet in BacolodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Sun-Star

    AT LEAST 2,000 policemen will be deployed by the Bacolod City Police Office to different venues and billeting areas during the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit meeting in the city in April. Superintendent Noel Polines, chief of BCPO Operations Branch, said on Wednesday they asked for an augmentation of 2,000 policemen from different provinces and cities in Western Visayas Region.


  18. Turkish Airlines to run direct flights to Taipei, Abuja, ManilaRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 |

    Turkish Airlines, the country's national flag-carrier, is set to launch direct flights from Istanbul to Taiwan's capital Taipei, Nigeria's capital Abuja and Philippines's capital Manila. Turkish Airlines will run daily flights to and from Taipei starting March 31, making Turkey a convenient holiday and business destination for passengers traveling from Taiwan.


  19. Philippine, Indonesian leaders to discuss territorial spatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Asian Correspondent

    A Filipino official says the Philippines will discuss China's land reclamation in disputed reefs and Manila's peace deal with Muslim rebels with visiting Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo. The Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila said Jokowi, who arrived late Sunday for a brief visit, will discuss with President Benigno Aquino III how their Southeast Asian nations can strengthen defense and maritime cooperation and bolster trade and investment.


  20. CAB sets air talks with Emirates, SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | ABS-CBN News

    The Civil Aeronautics Board is set to hold bilateral air talks with Singapore authorities this week and is likewise looking at the possibility of holding similar discussions with the United Arab Emirates. This was revealed to the STAR by CAB executive director Carmelo Arcilla on the sidelines of Singapore Airlines's recent launch of its Showcase and Travel Fair 2015 last week at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati.