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Taiwan battens down for Typhoon ‘Henry’


Typhoon Matmo (locally named Henry in the Philippines) churned towards Taiwan Tuesday, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Gunmen attack diving resort in Sabah


A policeman was killed and a second kidnapped after heavily armed gunmen opened fire at a Malaysian diving resort off Borneo island, a fresh escalation of violence in the tourist hotspot, a security official said Sunday.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Japan further relaxes visa rules for Filipinos

Philippine Passport

The Japanese Foreign Ministry has announced the first step of relaxed visa requirements for Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines to boost the country’s tourism industry.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Deadline extended again for special PH tour

Screengrab from http://www.acgtdt.com/

The deadline for registration has been extended for the Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT). Now on its 9th year, the tour includes a special 6-night/7-day package consisting of two programs.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Americas | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ recovery gets Canada boost

Canadian Ambassador to Manila Neil Reeder: Helping attract investments and create jobs. FILE PHOTO

Tourist destinations damaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda will receive support in their efforts at recovery through a three-year Canadian government program that seeks to boost local economic activity.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »