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7 boo-boos to avoid on the way to the Philippines

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I didn’t plan on getting stranded in the Philippines. It was only supposed to be a three-week trip. Yet the pace of life and how things are done in this tropical paradise required that I stay as long as necessary.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Diplomats Offer Special PH Tour Package


Philippine diplomats and tourism officials are offering a modestly priced tour package that includes an audience with President Benigno “Noynoy” III at the presidential palace.

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Foreign arrivals this year top 2010 figures, says immigration bureau


More than 3.5 million foreigners visited or entered the country this year, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) reported Wednesday.

Posted: December 29th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

OFWs, balikbayans enjoy more time for Christmas shopping at Duty Free


OFWs and balikbayans returning home for the holidays can now enjoy a more meaningful and convenient Christmas shopping experience as Duty Free Philippines Fiestamall extends its shopping hours to 4 a.m. until December 23.

Posted: December 23rd, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Immigration braces for holiday influx of balikbayans


MANILA, Philippines—The Bureau of Immigration on Wednesday ordered its personnel at Ninoy Aquino International Airport and other gateways to brace for a greater influx of overseas Filipino workers and other balikbayans (returning Filipinos) coming home for the holidays and adopt measures for their “hassle-free” entry into the country. In a memorandum order, Immigration Commissioner Ricardo […]

Posted: November 30th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »