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US Embassy: No need to ‘say cheese’ for US visa pics

Most Filipinos are known to love having their photos taken and with a full smile at that. However, the United States Embassy in Manila said for those who are applying for a US visa, it would be better to have a neutral expression on their photos. In an Read more »

Pinoy designers push for ‘free’ NAIA-1 makeover

Three Filipino designers on Wednesday unveiled on Facebook their “pro-bono proposal” to rehabilitate and renovate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. Budji Layug, Royal Pineda and Kenneth Cobonpue, all world-renowned in their respective fields of architecture and design, uploaded a video outlining their proposed makeover of NAIA 1. Read more »

NAIA is world’s worst airport

By Christian Bautista | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom – Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 has just been voted, again, as among the world’s worst airport in a reader poll. According to travel website The Guide to Sleeping in Airports, NAIA tops the 2011 list of Read more »

RP among National Geographic’s 25 travel destinations

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Best New Trips for 2010 Summit to Sea The Philippines has a PR problem. While it harbors as many islands as the Caribbean and some of the most spectacular reefs on the planet, the nation sees only a fraction of the visitors of nearby Thailand.

Northbound Philippines

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Dear Friends, Welcome to North Philippines! I am pleased to invite you to explore the exciting events and destinations that make North Philippines a great place to visit anytime of the year.

Pasig River ferries pull in cost-wary Pinoys in droves

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By Francis Earl A. Cueto – Commuters have taken to the water in their attempt to beat the high cost of moving around in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region. They have turned to the Pasig River ferries that are visibly an alternative to travel by bus, jeepney or train. Read more »

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