Philippines

DOT, LGUs identify 4 major projects for Siargao Island

DOT, LGUs identify 4 major projects for Siargao Island By Alexander Lopez BUTUAN CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Four major priority investment projects have been identified by the Department of Tourism (DOT) 13 (Caraga) and the local government units (LGUs) of Surigao del Norte province to be implemented in Siargao Island. The projects, under DOT’s … Continue reading

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House launches ‘CONG-TOUR’ vlog to promote Philippine tourism

House launches ‘CONG-TOUR’ vlog to promote PH tourism By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The chairperson of the House Committee on Tourism on Monday announced the launch of a video blog (vlog) called Congressional Tour (CONG-TOUR) in a bid to promote tourism in the Philippines. In a privilege speech during plenary session, … Continue reading

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DBP installs ATMs in underbanked Palawan towns

DBP installs ATMs in underbanked Palawan towns MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — In support of the national government’s efforts to promote greater financial inclusion, state-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) recently installed offsite automated teller machines (ATMs) in the underbanked municipalities of Quezon and Narra in Palawan, a top official said. President and chief … Continue reading

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AirAsia launches Manila-Bacolod flights

AirAsia launches Manila-Bacolod flights By Nanette Guadalquiver SILAY CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Low-cost carrier AirAsia launched its Manila-Bacolod flights on Sunday, coinciding with the highlights of the 40th MassKara Festival. “We’re so happy that we are finally in Bacolod. This is our second route in Western Visayas and 12th in our domestic destinations. We’re … Continue reading

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Tourists invited to explore Ilocos Region’s 18 fruit farms

Tourists invited to explore Ilocos Region’s 18 fruit farms By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Aside from surfing in La Union, island-hopping in Pangasinan, and revisiting history in Ilocos Norte and Sur, Region 1 also offers an authentic countryside experience to visitors with its growing number of farm tourism sites. Farm … Continue reading