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Inquirier.net
Globe Telecom boosts PH as Asia’s top travel spot with TPB tie-upMANILA, Philippines – Globe Telecom, through its International Business Group,
Globe Telecom boosts PH as Asia’s top travel spot with TPB tie-up
Inquirier.net / Posted 29 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines – Globe Telecom, through its International Business Group, has renewed its partnership with the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) of the Department of Tourism to promote the Philippines as one of Asia’s top tourist destinations via... Read more
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examiner.com
Rival Sons brings their brand of classic rock to San FranciscoLouis Raphael is a San Francisco-based writer, drummer and photographer. As a y
Rival Sons brings their brand of classic rock to San Francisco
examiner.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Louis Raphael is a San Francisco-based writer, drummer and photographer. As a youngster, Raphael was captivated by the simple magic of taking candid Polaroids of family and friends. This sprouted into a full-fledged passion as he entered his early... Read more
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Sun Star
‘Horrendous’ traffic gridlock with bridge repairsFERRY and barge services are being arranged to help save commuters between main
‘Horrendous’ traffic gridlock with bridge repairs
Sun Star / Posted 11 hours ago
FERRY and barge services are being arranged to help save commuters between mainland Cebu and Mactan Island from the “horrendous traffic” that began with bridge repairs last Monday. Cebu Port Authority (CPA) General Manager Edmund Tan said the agency... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bridge traffic worsens in Cebu CityCEBU CITY—It used to take 10 minutes by jeepney for education student Dianne Ro
Bridge traffic worsens in Cebu City
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 hours ago
CEBU CITY—It used to take 10 minutes by jeepney for education student Dianne Rose Gador to reach her school. On Tuesday, however, she decided to walk because she knew that the ride could last two hours due to the heavy congestion at the old... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Election season could lift tourismTHE ELECTION season is not just about campaign promises and mudslinging. It co
Election season could lift tourism
The Daily Guardian / Posted 12 hours ago
THE ELECTION season is not just about campaign promises and mudslinging. It could also boost the tourism industry, especially in Western Visayas, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT-6). DOT-6 regional director Helen Catalbas said they... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Freedom Grandstand to be demolished, transferredILONGGOS can look forward to a bigger Freedom Grandstand and better Sunburst Pa
Freedom Grandstand to be demolished, transferred
The Daily Guardian / Posted 13 hours ago
ILONGGOS can look forward to a bigger Freedom Grandstand and better Sunburst Park in 2017. This, as the Iloilo City Council authorized Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog to sign in behalf of the city a memorandum of agreement (MOU) with the Tourism... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Globe continues to offer free sim to travelers, OFWs Globe Telecom continues to offer Globe Traveler SIM to tourists and returning
Globe continues to offer free sim to travelers, OFWs
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 hours ago
Globe Telecom continues to offer Globe Traveler SIM to tourists and returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for free for affordable and worry-free connectivity during their stay in the... Read more
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Sun Star
Mactan resorts brace for trafficAMID the expected traffic congestion as a result of the bridge repair, resort f
Mactan resorts brace for traffic
Sun Star / Posted 20 hours ago
AMID the expected traffic congestion as a result of the bridge repair, resort facilities in Mactan remain optimistic the rehabilitation won’t paralyze island-based tourism operations. Big players in the resort industry yesterday said they already... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism Hosts International Tourist Guiding Celebrations, 18 to 19 FebThe Department of Tourism in partnership with SANParks and the Mpumalanga Touri
Tourism Hosts International Tourist Guiding Celebrations, 18 to 19 Feb
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Department of Tourism in partnership with SANParks and the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) will host the International Tourist Guiding Celebrations at Skukuza, Kruger National Park- Mpumalanga. Themed "building a successful and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Home Affairs ‘hard at work’ to implement visa concessionsJohannesburg - Less than a year after the Department of Home Affairs introduced
Home Affairs ‘hard at work’ to implement visa concessions
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Johannesburg - Less than a year after the Department of Home Affairs introduced controversial new visa regulations requiring all minors travelling to and from South Africa to carry unabridged birth certificates, the system is to be replaced by an... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Davao gears up to draw touristsThe Department of Tourism launched over the weekend three programs to lure more
Davao gears up to draw tourists
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
The Department of Tourism launched over the weekend three programs to lure more tourists to the Davao region. “There is always something new in Davao,” DOT Regional Director Roberto Alabado III said at Friday’s launch of the “Visit Davao Fun Sale... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MetroBriefsParañaque ridding riverside of 800 slum families AROUND 800 families of inform
MetroBriefs
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Parañaque ridding riverside of 800 slum families AROUND 800 families of informal settler families residing in “high-risk” areas in Parañaque City are to be relocated within the year, based on a newly forged agreement between local officials and the... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
OFWs look forward to Dinagyang in HKHONG KONG – Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) here are looking forward to seeing
OFWs look forward to Dinagyang in HK
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
HONG KONG – Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) here are looking forward to seeing the performance of the Dinagyang Festival in the Chinese New Year celebration. Tribu Panayanon, the 2015 Dinagyang Festival Ati Tribes Competition Champion, will... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Trend toward using Ohio's shape on shirts and other goods roars along Ohio is everywhere. Or maybe it just seems like it, thanks to the recent rise
Trend toward using Ohio's shape on shirts and other goods roars along
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Ohio is everywhere. Or maybe it just seems like it, thanks to the recent rise of the Ohio silhouette on everything from T-shirts and mugs to tattoos and business logos. It's a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Amend Travel RulesParents can breathe a sigh of relief after the Department of Home Affairs annou
Govt to Amend Travel Rules
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Parents can breathe a sigh of relief after the Department of Home Affairs announced on Thursday it is amending its controversial rule that makes it a requirement for parents to have their minor children's unabridged birth certificates available... Read more
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Khaleej Times
What's your fav local eatery?Foodies of Dubai�will now have the chance to nominate their favorite places to
What's your fav local eatery?
Khaleej Times / Posted 4 days ago
Foodies of Dubai�will now have the chance to nominate their favorite places to eat. The Dubai Food Festival has launched a new campaign to discover the hidden treasures and the tucked-away eateries and restaurants that only locals know about. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
DHI scraps birth certificate rulePretoria – Home Affairs and the Department of Tourism have announced that the c
DHI scraps birth certificate rule
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Pretoria – Home Affairs and the Department of Tourism have announced that the controversial visa laws which required minors travelling to or out of South Africa to have an unabridged birth certificate will be scrapped. The new system will see minors... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Director-General Mkuseli Apleni - Implementation of Cabinet Concessions On Immigration RegulationsStatement by Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni following an update s
Director-General Mkuseli Apleni - Implementation of Cabinet Concessions On Immigration Regulations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Statement by Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni following an update session with Tourism stakeholders, on the implementation of Cabinet concessions on immigration regulations, Arcardia, Pretoria The Departments of Home Affairs and Tourism... Read more
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News.com.au
Stunning shots from below the surfaceAmazing coral display in Anilao. Picture: Mike Bartick UNDERWATER, no one can
Stunning shots from below the surface
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
Amazing coral display in Anilao. Picture: Mike Bartick UNDERWATER, no one can hear you scream. Instead, I can tell you it’s more a kind of strangled gurgle and what confronts me is truly the stuff of nightmares. The hideous creature greets me with... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Stunning shots from below the surfaceDiving in the Philippines: An underwater photographer’s view | DailyTelegraph
Stunning shots from below the surface
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Diving in the Philippines: An underwater photographer’s view | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Amazing coral display in Anilao. Picture: Mike... Read more
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Perth Now
Stunning shots from below the surfaceAmazing coral display in Anilao. Picture: Mike Bartick UNDERWATER, no one can
Stunning shots from below the surface
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
Amazing coral display in Anilao. Picture: Mike Bartick UNDERWATER, no one can hear you scream. Instead, I can tell you it’s more a kind of strangled gurgle and what confronts me is truly the stuff of nightmares. The hideous creature greets me with... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Stunning shots from below the surfaceAmazing coral display in Anilao. Picture: Mike Bartick UNDERWATER, no one can
Stunning shots from below the surface
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
Amazing coral display in Anilao. Picture: Mike Bartick UNDERWATER, no one can hear you scream. Instead, I can tell you it’s more a kind of strangled gurgle and what confronts me is truly the stuff of nightmares. The hideous creature greets me with... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Mt. Rushmore Presidents Dance On National ProgramMt. Rushmore presidents Roosevelt and Lincoln danced on the set of the Today Sh
Mt. Rushmore Presidents Dance On National Program
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 5 days ago
Mt. Rushmore presidents Roosevelt and Lincoln danced on the set of the Today Show just before 10 a.m. this morning. It's part of a promotion through the South Dakota Department of Tourism. The state has a $2.5 million yearly contract with a New... Read more
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Sun Star
Access roads to lure more tourists in CordilleraEXPECT more tourist in the Cordilleras as tourist spots have become more access
Access roads to lure more tourists in Cordillera
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
EXPECT more tourist in the Cordilleras as tourist spots have become more accessible now. With the construction of the Tarlac–Pangasinan–La Union Expressway (TPLEX), a vast number of tourists are expected in the region this year. “We are expecting a... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Construction of the Mactan-Cebu airport beginsConstruction on the passenger terminal 2 of the Mactan-Cebu International Airpo
Construction of the Mactan-Cebu airport begins
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 5 days ago
Construction on the passenger terminal 2 of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) officially commenced with the ceremonial pouring of concrete at the Mactan construction site on January 22, 2016. According to Secretary of Transportation and... Read more
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Balita
February 3, 2016JAKARTA, Feb. 2 — The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) said the number of touris
February 3, 2016
Balita / Posted 5 days ago
JAKARTA, Feb. 2 — The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) said the number of tourist arrivals from January to December 2015 reached 9.73 million, or increased by 3.12 percent compared to the same period in the previous year. MOSCOW, Feb. 2 — Iran wants... Read more
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Balita
Ecological peculiarity makes Jovellar town spectacular January 29, 2016 7:33 am By Danny O. Calleja JOVELLAR, Albay, Jan. 28 (PNA)
Ecological peculiarity makes Jovellar town spectacular
Balita / Posted 5 days ago
January 29, 2016 7:33 am By Danny O. Calleja JOVELLAR, Albay, Jan. 28 (PNA) — Deep through the woods down the outskirts of this poor, sleepy Bicol town are peculiar natural settings that make... Read more
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Balita
Japanese tourist arrivals to reach 500,000-mark this year with new flights–DOT February 3, 2016 12:25 pm By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) — The De
Japanese tourist arrivals to reach 500,000-mark this year with new flights–DOT
Balita / Posted 5 days ago
February 3, 2016 12:25 pm By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday expressed optimism that Japanese tourist arrivals into... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Feisty Lorna KapunanThere’s good reason to have more women in Philippine legislative bodies. Right
Feisty Lorna Kapunan
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
There’s good reason to have more women in Philippine legislative bodies. Right now, women make up 27 percent of current elected officials in the country, making the country rank seventh in the gender equality index. But the ideal is to have 40... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH consulate sets tourism ad drive for Super Bowl in SF“It’s more fun in the Philippines” ads are on public buses and cable cars durin
PH consulate sets tourism ad drive for Super Bowl in SF
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
“It’s more fun in the Philippines” ads are on public buses and cable cars during Super Bowl 50. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS SAN FRANCISCO—In time for the Super Bowl in the Bay Area, the Tourism Office of the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco is... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
W. Visayas beats 2015 tourist arrivals targetWESTERN VISAYAS exceeded its 2015 target for tourist arrivals according to the
W. Visayas beats 2015 tourist arrivals target
The Daily Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
WESTERN VISAYAS exceeded its 2015 target for tourist arrivals according to the partial Visitor Arrivals Report of the Department of Tourism (DOT-6) as of Feb. 1, 2016. In a statement, DOT-6 said the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras,... Read more
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The Manila Times
DOT to transfer to IntramurosFebruary 3, 2016 9:59 pm The Department of Tourism (DOT) is moving to a perman
DOT to transfer to Intramuros
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
February 3, 2016 9:59 pm The Department of Tourism (DOT) is moving to a permanent home in Intramuros, Manila, in what is envisioned as the Philippine Travel Center Complex. The proposed home with an area of almost two... Read more
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Sun Star
ATF delegates explore Region 7A TOTAL of 70 mixed ASEAN Travel Forum (ATF) delegates have visited four provin
ATF delegates explore Region 7
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
A TOTAL of 70 mixed ASEAN Travel Forum (ATF) delegates have visited four provinces in Central Visayas for the post-ATF tour last month, an official from the Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 said. DOT 7 Director Rowena Montecillo said the delegates, who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SAA to Close Operations Between Joburg and Abu DhabiPretoria — Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has granted approval for South Afric
SAA to Close Operations Between Joburg and Abu Dhabi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Pretoria — Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has granted approval for South African Airways (SAA) to cease operating its route between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi. In a statement on Friday, National Treasury said the route, which was commenced by the... Read more
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Sun Star
DOT goes on US roadshow to promote CebuTHE Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 is currently conducting a roadshow in four ci
DOT goes on US roadshow to promote Cebu
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
THE Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 is currently conducting a roadshow in four cities in the United States to lure more foreign tourists to come to Cebu via the Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) new direct link between Cebu and Los Angeles next month. The... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Events firm looks into Iloilo’s cruise potentialsTOP EXECUTIVES of an events management firm visited Iloilo to look into the pot
Events firm looks into Iloilo’s cruise potentials
The Daily Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
TOP EXECUTIVES of an events management firm visited Iloilo to look into the potentials of the city and province for international cruise/expeditions. Sharp Travel Service, one of the top existing corporate, marine, and meetings, incentives,... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Panayanon joins Chinese New Year in Hong KongFORMER DINAGYANG Ati Tribe Festival champion Tribu Panayanon will represent Ilo
Panayanon joins Chinese New Year in Hong Kong
The Daily Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
FORMER DINAGYANG Ati Tribe Festival champion Tribu Panayanon will represent Iloilo to the 2016 Chinese New Year celebration in Hong Kong. Thirty warriors and 15 drummers from the tribe of Iloilo City National High School will perform at the street... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SAA Axes Unprofitable Jhb/Abu Dhabi RouteThe Minister of Finance has granted approval for South African Airways (SAA) to
SAA Axes Unprofitable Jhb/Abu Dhabi Route
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Minister of Finance has granted approval for South African Airways (SAA) to cease operating the route between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi. SAA's interventions to improve the financial performance on this route, which was launched in March 2015,... Read more
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iafrica.com
SAA to close Joburg-Abu Dhabi routeFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan has granted approval for South African Airways
SAA to close Joburg-Abu Dhabi route
iafrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has granted approval for South African Airways (SAA) to cease operating its route between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi. In a statement on Friday, National Treasury said the route, which was commenced by the national... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Dazzling Filipino SmileMany times in the past, when I attend international conventions here in Manila
Dazzling Filipino Smile
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
Many times in the past, when I attend international conventions here in Manila hosted by our country, I hear foreign visitors rave about how we stage our events, making them feel really welcome. The opening ceremonies of the recently concluded 35th... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
SAA axes unprofitable JHB/Abu Dhabi routeSAA’s interventions to improve the financial performance on this route, which w
SAA axes unprofitable JHB/Abu Dhabi route
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
SAA’s interventions to improve the financial performance on this route, which was launched in March 2015, had unfortunately not yielded the desired results, warranting that decisive action be taken to mitigate the negative impact on the airline, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Treasury On Closure of SAA Operations Between Johannesburg and Abu DhabiThe Minister of Finance has granted approval for South African Airways (SAA) to
Treasury On Closure of SAA Operations Between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Minister of Finance has granted approval for South African Airways (SAA) to cease operating the route between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi. SAA commenced the route in March 2015 but it has not performed as expected. SAA's interventions to improve... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Business as usual not an option in 2016 Oklahoma legislative sessionLAWMAKERS convene Monday facing a state budget shortfall of at least $900 milli
Business as usual not an option in 2016 Oklahoma legislative session
The Oklahoman / Posted 9 days ago
LAWMAKERS convene Monday facing a state budget shortfall of at least $900 million. As a result, any legislation considered this year must fall into one of two categories: serious policy measures that provide a meaningful benefit to Oklahomans, and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
This week in arts & culturefestival The Pasinaya Festival on Feb. 7 is considered the largest multi-arts
This week in arts & culture
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
festival The Pasinaya Festival on Feb. 7 is considered the largest multi-arts festival in the country. It continues its partnership with the City of Manila, the Intramuros Administration and the Department of Tourism, transforming Manila and the art... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Rain disrupts, fails to dampen IECA man pushes the wheelchair carrying his companion as they make their way to th
Rain disrupts, fails to dampen IEC
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
A man pushes the wheelchair carrying his companion as they make their way to the venue of the International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu City, the second time one of the Catholic Church’s biggest events is being held in the country. JUNJIE... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DOTC spent P352.975M for consultants in 2014 – COA The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), which is under fi
DOTC spent P352.975M for consultants in 2014 – COA
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), which is under fire for the debilitating traffic situation and inefficient mass railway system, spent P352.975 million for consultants in... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Unspoiled beaches, mangrove swamps & fields of ganja: A walk on the wild sidePort St Johns is an interesting and intriguing town. An hour’s drive from Mthat
Unspoiled beaches, mangrove swamps & fields of ganja: A walk on the wild side
Daily Maverick / Posted 13 days ago
Port St Johns is an interesting and intriguing town. An hour’s drive from Mthata, in the OR Tambo district of the Eastern Cape, it squats at the foot of a deep gorge, where forests cling to the sides of cliffs, and observes the Umzimvubu River,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOT targets $6.5-B 2016 tourist receiptsMANILA, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) is looking at a 10 percen
DOT targets $6.5-B 2016 tourist receipts
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) is looking at a 10 percent increase in foreign receipts to $6.5 billion for 2016 on the back of enhanced air connectivity and capacity expansion initiatives. The Philippine tourism industry... Read more
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Pilipino Star
What’s the truth about Mamasapano massacre?Posthumous awards in most countries are usually given to soldiers who die in th
What’s the truth about Mamasapano massacre?
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
Posthumous awards in most countries are usually given to soldiers who die in the battlefield after their remains are given full military honors and buried, but not a year later! So a year after the Jan. 25, 2015 Mamasapano Massacre, the giving of... Read more
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The Manila Times
MIAA probes liquid eraser scamJanuary 27, 2016 9:23 pm AFTER the “laglag-bala” scandal at the Ninoy Aquino I
MIAA probes liquid eraser scam
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
January 27, 2016 9:23 pm AFTER the “laglag-bala” scandal at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) , another alleged scam revealed by a Filipina passenger has triggered investigation. The Manila International... Read more
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