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  1. MANILA: Right thing to doRead the original story

    Thursday | Asia News Network

    The latest word from the Philippine presidential office is that Asian "boat people" who might wash up on Philippine shores will not be turned away. The clarification came on the heels of an earlier report quoting Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma as saying that the Philippines "will have to deny" the boat people admission "if they don't have travel documents" - a requirement that seemed particularly cruel and pointless given the refugees being talked about: some 3,000 Rohingya who, fleeing hunger and persecution in Burma where they are considered a stateless ethnic minority, have been stranded at sea for days or weeks without food and water.

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  2. Foreigners find it more fun in the Philippines...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Asia News Network

    Fernando Ramos , a Spaniard, quips about working around in Metro Manila: "If you have to do defensive driving, you also have to do defensive walking." Read more: Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter They say the mark of a truly mature motorist is how he or she treats the nonmotorised individuals who share the road with him or her.

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  3. AirAsia Group offers fares at 50 pct offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ABS-CBN News

    The AirAsia Group is holding a special promo for all AirAsia and AirAsia X flights with the flight codes AK , D7 , FD , XJ , QZ except Indonesia domestic flights, XT , PQ and Z2 . The booking period is from May 18 to 24. The travel period is from September 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016.

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  4. Manila: Slave Trade: Philippines to push 'boat people' back to seaRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Asia News Network

    Like Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, the Philippines will push back to sea undocumented Asian "boat people" despite a United Nations appeal to Southeast Asian countries to open their ports to the migrants from impoverished Myanmar and Bangladesh, according to the Office of the President. But if documented migrant arrivals qualify as refugees or asylum seekers, the Bureau of Immigration will allow them entry, according to Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. "Otherwise, we will have to deny admission if they don't have travel documents," the head of the Presidential Communications Operations Office told the Inquirer on Sunday.

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  5. SINGAPORE: Asian airports face congestion, warns global bodyRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Asia News Network

    Congested terminals and flight delays will become common for more travellers if airports do not move urgently to build new infrastructure, a global airline body has warned. Passenger terminals at several major airports in Asia, including those in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Beijing, Jakarta and Hanoi, are already full, the International Air Transport Association said.

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  6. In Philippine bay, fear of China trumps fear of brothelsRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | The Japan Times

    Once opposed to the prospect of a major naval base inside the Philippines' picturesque Ulugan Bay, fearing it would mean bars and brothels for visiting sailors, local residents now look forward to the arrival of American and other foreign warships. The reason is China, whose rapid creation of artificial islands in the disputed Spratly chain of the South China Sea is setting off alarm bells across the Philippines, a country with one of the weakest navies in the region.

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  7. Pacete: Silay Rondalla going to SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Sun-Star

    CHAIRMAN Felipe M. de Leon Jr. of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts has confirmed that Kabataang Silay Rondalla Ensemble will have a joint performance with the Singapore Marsiling Chinese Orchestra on May 21 to 25, 2015. Kabataang Silay Rondalla will have also a separate concert for the Filipino communities.

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  8. Affordable Rooms for Advance Bookings and for Travelers on a Layover at Kabayan Hotel PasayRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | PR Log

    PRLog - May 11, 2015 - Pasay City, PHILIPPINES - Budget travelers on a brief layover will be pleased to know that KABAYAN HOTEL PASAY offers affordable rooms and a very convenient address near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Manila Domestic Airport. Strategically located at the corner of EDSA Rotonda and Zamora Street, this hotel also stands close to train stations, bus terminals, and shopping malls.

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  9. Philippines to make disputed S. China Sea islands tourist resortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Bangkok Post

    A Filipino resident, center, and soldiers conduct a flag raising ceremony during the visit of Gen Gregorio Pio Catapang, the Philippines' military chief, to Pag-asa Island in the Spratly group of islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines May 11. The Philippines plans to turn some disputed South China Sea islands into tourist sites. The Philippines plans to turn some disputed South China Sea islands into tourist sites to promote peace as China builds suspected military facilities on nearby reclaimed reefs, Filipino officials said Monday.

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  10. Mother's Day tribute marks AirAsia's new Manila-HK flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Low-cost carrier AirAsia Philippines recently celebrated its newest flight connecting Manila to Hong Kong by paying tribute to all the mothers who were on board. Long-stemmed red roses and traveler SIM cards were handed to moms on board AirAsia Philippines' maiden flight from Manila to Hong Kong over the weekend, coinciding with the Mother's Day celebration last Sunday.

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  11. Typhoon Noul causes thousands to flee their homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Typhoon Noul slammed into the northern tip of the Philippines on Sunday triggering warnings of possible flash floods, landslides and storm surges and prompting almost 3,000 people to flee their homes. MANILA: Typhoon Noul slammed into the northern tip of the Philippines Sunday, triggering warnings of possible flash floods, landslides and storm surges and prompting almost 3,000 people to flee their homes.

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  12. From Blood Rice to Balut Custard, Filipino Chefs Share Their Recipes From Madrid Fusion ManilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Forbes.com

    I've been a lifestyle journalist for 13 years. I started as a youth correspondent for a Philippine newspaper when I was still in high school.

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  13. Philippines says important to uphold rights over South China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino, in remarks that follow Chinese warnings against Philippine flights over the South China Sea, said on Friday it was important to uphold the right to fly in that area. OTTAWA: Philippine President Benigno Aquino, in remarks that follow Chinese warnings against Philippine flights over the South China Sea, said on Friday it was important to uphold the right to fly in that area.

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  14. Mapua to field regular squad in Mayor's CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Sun-Star

    WHILE the rest of the teams are still shopping for players for its regular season line-up, Mapua Institute of Technology Cardinals head coach Fortunato "Atoy" Co is bringing in his regular team for the 2015 Cebu City Mayor's Cup International Invitational tournament on May 15-19. Co will bring 14 players to Cebu City to face off with the Malaysia men's national team, the University of San Carlos Warriors and University of Cebu Webmasters.

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  15. Philippines alarmed over China aircraft challenges in disputed seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Bangkok Post

    The Philippines expressed alarm Thursday over what it said were escalating Chinese efforts to drive off Filipino aircraft from a disputed South China Sea island garrisoned by Manila, in dangerous confrontations. A China Coast Guard ship and a Philippine supply boat engage in a stand off near the Second Thomas Shoal -- a remote reef in the South China Sea claimed by both countries -- on March 29, 2014.

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  16. Gazmin: China won't go to war over small islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | ABS-CBN News

    The Philippines expressed alarm Thursday over what it said were escalating Chinese efforts to drive off Filipino aircraft from a disputed South China Sea island garrisoned by Manila, in dangerous confrontations. Rear Admiral Alexander Lopez said seven Filipino patrol planes on separate flights between Thitu island and Chinese-held Subi Reef in the Spratly Islands had been warned to stay away in radio messages from Chinese forces on Subi.

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  17. 7 Dream Destinations For You and Your GuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Candymag.com

    It is always a great idea to travel, especially if you get to travel with your loved ones , like your guy for example. Traveling will give both of you a lot of new experiences to share.

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  18. Singaporeans stranded in Philippines after lightning strikes Clark Airport's radar systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Lightning struck the radar system at Clark Airport in the Philippines on Monday , leaving several Singaporeans stranded. One of them, Mr Sundarason, said no clear instructions were given regarding flight departures.

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  19. Philippines to launch online visa application for TaiwaneseRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, May 4 The Philippines will soon launch a new online visa application system to make it easier for Taiwanese tourists to visit the Southeast Asian country to boost local tourism, the Philippines' representative office in Taiwan said Monday. In a statement, the Manila Economic and Cultural Office said it will launch an Electronic Travel Authorization system, which will allow Taiwanese passport holders to apply for and obtain an entry permit to the Philippines online.

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  20. It can be doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Bloomberg

    When Jodi Ettenberg left her job as a corporate attorney in 2008, she thought she'd eventually return to law. But one thing led to another, and seven years later, she now runs Legal Nomads, a food and travel website.

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