10 hrs ago
Negros shows potential for drive, organic...
FORMER Tourism Secretary Mina Gabor, currently the president of the Automobile Association of the Philippines , said that Negros Occidental has great potentials for drive and organic tourism that could attract both national and International tourists.
14 hrs ago
Asian migrants send $260 bln home but impact is limited
Applicants look at job offers displayed on a glass window of a recruitment agency in Manila, the Philippines, in this 2010 file photo.
Sun May 19, 2013
Pinoy Tech Blog
Discover destinations with the free Windows 8 More Fun Series local tourism apps
Microsoft Philippines, together with the Department of Tourism, and the Tourism Promotions Board, recently launched a series of beautiful Windows 8 apps to help tourists discover Philippines more.
Palace: Visit of Hollywood stars in Manila can boost tourism
A PALACE official welcomed on Sunday the recent visit to the Philippines by some Hollywood stars as this could result in more tourist visits and further spur the country's economic progress.
Watsons Summer at the Sofitel Hotel
Wander Woman, together with health and beauty editors, bloggers and other members of media had some fun under the sun last time when Watsons in partnership with the Department of Tourism, launched its Sun Up to Sun Down Campaign at the Sofitel Manila Seafloor Garden.
Sat May 18, 2013
Van Vugt: A plea to our new Mayor Oscar Moreno
Finally we got rid in our city of a political kingpin and a notorious vote-buyer. I myself could not cast my vote in the elections because I am still considered to be a foreigner despite my having worked in the Philippines for over 50 years for the welfare of our nation.
CEB opens direct flights to Phuket
THE Philippines' largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific announced it will begin direct flights from Manila to Phuket, Thailand, starting August 16, 2013.
Sarah Jessica Parker answers some questions from the members of the media, as well as bloggers.
Sarah Jessica Parker poses in front of her posters for The SM Store. Photo by Rem Zamora for ABS-CBNnews.com MANILA, Philippines American actress Sarah Jessica Parker was warmly welcomed by her Filipino fans on her first visit to the country.
Fri May 17, 2013
Why Vin Diesel is no stranger to Filipino culture
MANILA "Fast and Furious" star Vin Diesel revealed he is no stranger to Filipino culture even though he has been to the Philippines only once.
Barcelona tops Gogobot list of top summer destinations
The Best Summer Destination selections were drawn from the more than 60,000 places visited by more than 2.5 million registered Gogobot users, their friends and like-minded travellers in their network.
Thu May 16, 2013
Rainmaker Signs Agreement To Implement GuestREV At New Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila
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Embassy opens field office at Olaya District
MANILA The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh will open a field office at the Olaya District to extend consular services to Filipinos, particularly those working to correct their residency and labor status before the grace period of the Saudi Arabian government ends on July 3, 2013.
Taiwan holds drills near Philippines
Two frigates, one destroyer and other coast guard vessels have taken part in the drill in the Bashi channel between the two sides.
Mon May 13, 2013
13,000 Pinoys join overseas absentee voting in US
SAN FRANCISCO Until the last few hours before the polls closed for Filipinos in the United States, Philippine embassy officials were still urging overseas absentee voters to take part in Philippine midterm elections.
Consul Auxilian visits injured PH worker
An injured Filipino worker who has requested to be medically repatriated to his home country had a very welcome guest Friday night at the Commonwealth Health Center.
Sun May 12, 2013
Nature at its Best: Series 10 - Mt Pulag's Sea of Clouds
KNOWN AS THE SECOND HIGHEST MOUNTAIN in the Philippines, Mt Pulag is a natural park in the northern tip of the country to be explored during summer.
Malaysia labor tack may cut OFW deployment
The implementation of new hiring scheme is expected to negatively impact the number of overseas Filipinos workers to Malaysia, said a group of recruiters.
More voters than residents; Padded figures hound Zambo town
Local candidates are still hoping that the Commission on Elections can look into the "questionable voting population figures" of Sibuco town which are believed to have been padded.
Sat May 11, 2013
Exotic rice exports, Globe rewards
Breaking news: the Philippines is finally exporting rice again. Although we remain a net rice importer, our farmers have broken into the exclusive circle of exporters of exotic - and expensive - rice varieties.
Malaysian National News Agency
Philippine Embassy Closes On Monday For Elections
KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 -- Consular services at the Philippine embassy here will be closed on Monday to make way for the overseas absentee voting in the Philippine elections.