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LOOK: Nora Aunor, Katarina Rodriguez attend Metro Manila Pride March 2017
MANILA, Philippines – Among the thousands who marched in solidarity with the LGBTQ community at the Metro Manila Pride March on Saturday, June 24, were some of our favorite celebrities. Superstar Nora Aunor joined the march, along with Miss ...
Posted: June 24, 2017, 9:28 am
International Day of Yoga celebrated in Manila
In Photo: Yoga practitioners and enthusiasts embody India’s ancient legacy. ABOUT 300 enthusiasts and practitioners celebrated the International Day of Yoga (IDY), organized by the Embassy of India, together with the Philippine India Business Council ...
Posted: June 24, 2017, 9:27 am
2 drug suspects slain, 18 nabbed in Metro Manila
MANILA, Philippines - At least two persons with alleged links to the illegal drug trade were killed and 18 others arrested in Metro Manila over the past two days. A man identified only as Jerome Bala was shot dead while trying to escape from police ...
Posted: June 24, 2017, 9:20 am
Delta 747 Manila run, Chicago Seminars pre-Events, RenésPoints dinner & other planning!
It seems there are a number of folks who will be joining me on our last Delta 747 ride before they all are, sadly, parked in the Arizona desert. So let’s do some planning on where to eat, where to stay and so on. I am assuming most everyone on the 747 ...
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:32 am
Two for the Road: Miss Global Philippines and Miss Manila
Tonight, two beauty pageant finals will unfold simultaneously. First is the Miss Global Philippines 2017 at Resorts World Manila where Camille Cj Hirro will crown her successor among the 22 beautiful contenders below. See who will take home the victory at ...
Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:51 am
This Japanese Restaurant in Manila specializes only in two things: Don and Bao
Born out of love for discovering and exploring the food scene, it wouldn't come as a surprise that these group of friends would venture in a restaurant. They only aim for 3 things – value-for-money dishes, great atmosphere and superb customer service.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:46 am
Palace declares June 24 a special day in Manila
Malacañang has declared June 24 as a special (non-working) day in the City of Manila. June 24, which falls on a Saturday this year, is the 446th celebration of the Foundation of the City of Manila. Reminder: Palace declared June 24 a special (non-working ...
Posted: June 23, 2017, 5:40 pm
UNWTO adopts Manila call on measuring tourism
TOURISM TRAINING.(From left, sitting) Councilor Matthew Mendoza of Puerto Princesa, Tourism Sec. Wanda Teo, UNWTO Sec. General Taleb Rifai, and other tourism ministers pose for a photo with the residents of Sitio Sabang, Barangay Cabayugan, Puerto Princesa ...
Posted: June 23, 2017, 3:10 pm
Surviving Manila: How to explore the crazy capital of The Philippines
We’ve travelled all around the world, to some of the planets largest and busiest cities, but nothing quite prepares you for Manila. The capital of The Philippines is chaotic, overwhelming, intimidating and bigger than you can comprehend. Crossing the ...
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:28 pm
Manila hopes greening its shorelines will yield cleaner water and less flooding
Javascript is required to view this map. MANILA, The Philippines — After dawn on a hot morning, Filipino fishermen fling fishing nets in the dark, waist-deep polluted waters of Laguna de Bay, the big freshwater lake that forms the eastern border of Metro ...
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:51 am