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Essential foreign travelers need not get travel pass from DFA

Essential foreign travelers need not get travel pass from DFA By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Malacañang on Thursday announced that Filipinos leaving for essential outbound travel do not need to secure a travel pass from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). “Apparently, the DFA no longer has to issue any travel pass to … Continue reading

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Emirates, Qatar Airways resume flights in Clark

Emirates, Qatar Airways resume flights in Clark By Marna Dagumboy Del Rosario   CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga (Philippines News Agency) – The Clark International Airport (CRK) confirmed on Wednesday the resumption of operations of Emirates and Qatar Airways, increasing the number of flights currently being operated by these two international air carriers. Emirates started daily operations of Dubai-Clark-Dubai … 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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Philippines ranks 8th among travelers’ favorite countries in the world

PH ranks 8th among travelers’ favorite countries in the world By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Philippines is eighth among the most favorite countries in the world at the annual Condé Nast Traveler awards outranking popular destinations such as Italy and Japan. The country was named in the New York-based … Continue reading

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Philippines’ official travel booking system introduced

PH’s official travel booking system introduced By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday formally partnered with Guide to the Philippines, an e-commerce site, in launching its official travel booking system, featuring DOT-accredited tour operators and establishments. The booking site, which can be accessed at https://guidetothephilippines.ph, … Continue reading