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Manila-Beijing ties reach golden age, says Arroyo

President Gloria Arroyo said that the relations between China and the Philippines have reached a “golden age”. She added that her five-day visit to China would include talks on their relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).

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Cebu!

Ah, Cebu…the memories. (we spent our honeymoon there). The breeze, the sun, the smiles. Wish we can hop on the plane right now and go. Here’s the next best thing – photos! Enjoy the weekend everybody. (more images after you click)

In the Philippines, the living share space with the dead

In the crowded sprawl of Manila, the living must compete for space with the dead. Fortunately for Virginia Bernardino and hundreds of other slum dwellers who have moved into the largest cemetery in the Philippines, the deceased don’t seem to mind.

Meet U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney

U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Anne Kenney laughs as she distributes souvenirs during her visit Friday, Oct. 27, 2006 in the town of San Antonio in Zambales province northwest of Manila to observe the ongoing medical and civic action programs of the U.S. 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force. Some Read more »

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Studying Under Nobel Winner Edmund Phelps

[Editor’s Note: We would like to welcome Stephanie Tanyu Coyiuto, more commonly know as Stenie, a 23-year-old aspiring business woman, a writer, a photographer, and a traveler. She’ll be sharing her writings and her adventures as a grad student living in New York city.] By Stenie – “Congratulations, Professor Phelps!” Read more »