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London cabbies have ‘more fun’ with PH slogan

London’s iconic black cab, one in a motorcade led by Filipino officials on Tuesday, goes around the streets of London proclaiming that “It’s more fun in the Philippines.” The London promotion opens the country’s new tourism campaign that targets the millions from all over the world predicted to converge in the UK capital for the Queen’s jubilee feat and the Olympics. DFA PHOTO

Marck Acres, who drives a London cab bearing the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” slogan, said the digital ad has caught the attention of some of his passengers.

Posted: June 8th, 2012 in Europe,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino gets down to business in UK

AQUINO IN LONDON  President Aquino is welcomed by British officials, led by Baroness Rawlings (third from right), baroness in waiting to Queen Elizabeth II,  at London’s Heathrow Airport on Monday for his official working visit to the United Kingdom. MALACAÑANG PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday crowned the first full day of his visit to the United Kingdom by attending business meetings between Filipino and European companies, resulting in deals that would raise around $1 billion in investments for the Philippines.

Posted: June 6th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino arrives in London for official visit

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III has arrived here for his first official visit aimed at enhancing trade and diplomatic ties between the Philippines and the United Kingdom.

Posted: June 5th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

While in London, Aquino to pitch ‘more fun in the Philippines’

President Benigno Aquino III

There will be no city tour for this first-time VIP visitor to London.

Posted: June 4th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

4 alleged illegal recruiters nabbed in Cebu after raking in P1.2 M


CEBU CITY, Philippines—Four alleged illegal recruiters were arrested for duping 23 persons, including nurses at a military hospital, a school principal and the wife of a police officer, into paying a total of P1.2 million in fees for non-existent jobs in London, police said. Eve Condevillamar, 36; her sister Ivy De Dios, 38; their mother [...]

Posted: September 17th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UK envoy regrets that Filipinos were victims of England riots


The United Kingdom’s ambassador to the Philippines, Stephen Lillie, on Friday expressed his “shock and regret” at the injuries and damages to property suffered by three Filipinos during the riots that erupted in different parts England this week. “We are appalled by the scenes that have unfolded in our communities, and I am especially shocked [...]

Posted: August 13th, 2011 in Europe,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA spokesman assures Filipinos in London are safe


Manila, Philippines—After reassuring that the three Filipinos reportedly hurt in the London riot were already out of harm’s way, Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Raul Hernandez said normalcy in the affected cities will return very soon. “We believe the statement of Prime Minister David Cameron that with the deployment of 16,000 policemen, the situation will [...]

Posted: August 12th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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