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  1. A fitting memento for a golden milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Philipine Reporter

    An event that brings good things to one's life always matters, and takes on a significant meaning when it hits the golden anniversary mark. It is a milestone worth celebrating and even documenting in a book.

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  2. Philippine President Benigno Aquino signs Mr Lee's condolence book at embassy in ManilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Straits Times

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino Jr led Filipinos in paying tribute to Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew as he visited the Singapore Embassy in Manila on Friday night to sign the condolence book and say a final farewell to Mr Lee. He was accompanied by offficials from the Palace and the Department of Foreign Affairs, including Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert Del Rosario, Secretary of Finance Cesar Purisima and members of the diplomatic corp, said a statement from Singapore's Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

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  3. MANILA: The mirror that is SingaporeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Asia News Network

    When we Filipinos talk about Singapore, it is nearly always in the context of a broader discussion of what is wrong with the Philippines. Rarely do we talk about our affluent neighbour in order to highlight the positive in our own way of life.

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  4. Dubai superlativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Sun-Star

    Burj Khalifa . The tallest man-made structure in the world also has the highest outdoor observation deck and the fastest elevator in the world.

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  5. Mr Lee Kuan Yew fondly remembered in PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Singaporeans and Filipinos have been paying tribute to Mr Lee Kuan Yew at the Singaporean Embassy in Manila, where Singapore's founding father was remembered for his wisdom, perspective and profound insight. Rolf Gerbe, Chairman of Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, signs a book of condolence at the Embassy of Singapore in Manila.

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  6. ADB forecasts Taiwan economic growth of 3.7% in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The China Post

    Thanks to strong external demand for electronics and rising tourism services, Taiwan's gross domestic product is expected to grow 3.7 percent in 2015 and 3.6 percent in 2016, the Asian Development Bank forecast in an economic report released Tuesday. The predicted economic growth for Taiwan in 2015, the strongest rise in three years, is higher than the 2.8 percent predicted for Hong Kong and 3.5 percent for South Korea, according to the Asian Development Outlook 2015 report, the ADB's flagship annual economic publication.

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  7. Nalzaro: PAL management's arroganceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sun-Star

    IT has been more than a month since an incident happened inside a Philippine Airlines flight from Bangkok to Manila. This involved a 10-year-old scion of a shopping mall magnate.

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  8. AirAsia piso fare is backRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sun-Star

    The highly-anticipated AirAsia piso fare is back again, with more than three million seats up for grabs to over 20 countries across AirAsia Group's wide route network, including AirAsia X. With base fare starting from P1 and the abolishment of the fuel surcharge, guests only need to pay for airport taxes and fees when booking for this promotion to great domestic and international destinations in the Philippines such as Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Macau, Incheon , Manila, Puerto Princesa , Kalibo , Tagbilaran , Tacloban, Cebu and Davao. Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi, Penang, Kota Kinabalu, Bangkok, Bali, Hong Kong, Kalibo , Melbourne, Seoul, Sapporo , Taiwan and many others are also on promotional sale.

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  9. Diversification the key for Macau casino operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | South China Morning Post

    Ten years ago we saw that Las Vegas was overly reliant on very-high-net-worth gamblers, with its revenues stalling. We believe Macau today looks a lot like Las Vegas then.

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  10. 10 staycation packages for Holy Week 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Can't go out of town during the Holy Week break? Here are some staycation packages offered by hotels in Metro Manila for the long holiday. Guesta who are planning to stay at Discovery Suites anytime from March 26 to April 12 can avail of a Holy Week Room Package that includes breakfast buffet at Restaurant 5, 15% discount on food and beverage and complimentary Wi-Fi.

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  11. Overseas Singaporeans, neighbours pay tribute to Mr Lee Kuan YewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Straits Times

    Staff in Singapore's embassies across Asia wore black armbands and lowered the national flag to half mast in a mark of respect for the passing of Lee Kuan Yew early on Monday. At Singapore's Embassy in Bangkok, former Thai prime minister Anand Panyarachun, who knew Lee Kuan Yew well and had great respect for him, was among the first to arrive to sign the condolence book - which every Embassy opened for Singaporean expatriates and the public.

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  12. Global Investment Trends To Grow Your Wealth - 'The Rising Asian Middle Class'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Seeking Alpha

    According to DBS, the Asian middle class is set to "triple" in size by 2020, and grow "five times" to 3 billion people by 2030. The "middle class", according to the OECD, is defined as households with daily expenditures of $10 to $100 per person, in 2005, purchasing parity terms.

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  13. Asean mourns Lee Kuan YewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Bangkok Post

    Singaporeans pay their respects after signing a condolence book for mourners dedicated to the late Singapore former prime minister at the embassy of Singapore in Bangkok. Thai ambassador-designate to Singapore Bansarn Bunnag bows after posting a message of condolence on a board outside the Istana presidential palace.

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  14. Will a Davaoena be Asia's Next Top Model?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | MindaNews

    The return of Asia's Next Top Model for its third season puts the spotlight on not one but three Filipino contenders-coming from diverse backgrounds-who will be waving the country's flag and taking a shot at the coveted title. Franchesca Denise Lagua, Amanda Bianca Chan, and Marlena Monika Sta.

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  15. Singaporeans, locals and diplomats in Manila sign condolence book for Mr Lee Kuan YewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Straits Times

    Industrialist Washington Sycip signing a condolence book at a small, solemn room at the Singapore embassy in the Philippines. Mr Sycip met Mr Lee several times, and is a close friend of the Lee family and President Tony Tan Keng Yam.

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  16. AirAsia offers P1 base fare promoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ABS-CBN News

    The airline said it is offering a base fare promo starting from P1 to both domestic and international destinations such as Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Macau, Incheon , Manila, Puerto Princesa , Kalibo , Tagbilaran , Tacloban, Cebu and Davao. Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi, Penang, Kota Kinabalu, Bangkok, Bali, Hong Kong, Kalibo , Melbourne, Seoul, Sapporo , Taiwan and many others are also on promotional sale.

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  17. Cebu Air seeks tropical footholdsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Standard

    The family of Philippine billionaire John Gokongwei, which owns Cebu Air, wants to branch out to airports in tropical destinations to boost regional flights. JG Summit Holdings is in talks with Metro Pacific Investments for a venture that may bid for 30-year contracts to operate and expand six airports across the Philippines, president Lance Gokongwei said last week in Manila.

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  18. Cebu Air Plots Expansion Through Small Tropical Island AirportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Skift

    The Philippines' outdated infrastructure is limiting the Cebu Air's growth opportunities, forcing it to look to a network of smaller airports to support its expansion. The family of Philippine billionaire John Gokongwei, which owns Cebu Air Inc., wants to branch out to airports in tropical destinations to boost regional flights.

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  19. Personal Drama at One Direction continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | I4U Future Technology News

    Zyan Malik is stressed out and takes a break from One Direction. Now Louis Tomlinson makes personal headlines splitting from girlfriend Eleanor Calder.

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  20. No CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Manila Bulletin

    Philippine National Police officer-in-charge Deputy Director General Leonardo A. Espina has ordered a nationwide security plan to ensure safety of travelers during the Lenten season and summer vacation. Espina said the PNP will exert all efforts to ensure that this year's summer vacation will be peaceful and secured as outlined in its anti-criminality campaign dubbed as "Ligtas SUMVAC 2015".

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