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A PH tour buffeted by storms

Nasugbu PH cultural presentations

It was 10 years ago that the Ambassadors, Consuls General, Tourism Directors Tour of the Philippines was launched. Until last year, Filipino Canadians were part of this annual project, but last January, those neighbors up north, ventured into their own “Winter Escapade.”

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Thailand ranks No. 1 in beachfront hotels

This picture taken on February 14, 2013 shows tourists on Patong beach in Phuket, southern Thailand. AFP PHOTO / Nicolas ASFOURI

Experiencing a dramatic surge in tourism, Thailand has surpassed the United States in the number of hotels truly set on its beaches, according to a survey of more than 11,000 hotels in 109 countries released Friday.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Ams have fun at PH envoys’ special tour

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Despite the threat of tropical depression Inday brewing northeast of the Philippines, the homecoming of close to 300 Filipino-Americans from all over the US on July 28 to 31, was declared a success by the Philippine Department of Tourism.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

24 Chinese scammers deported Saturday

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Twenty-four Chinese nationals who posed as tourists when they arrived in the country last month will be deported to China on Saturday after they were arrested by Philippine authorities during a raid last week in Angeles City, according to the National Bureau of Investigation.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

NAIA tightens screening of incoming travellers

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Amid fears of a worldwide spread of the deadly Ebola virus, airport and health authorities have tightened the screening of arriving passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »