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Visit these places when you're in Philippines

Justin

What to do when you are hyped for a travel? Visit Philippines!

If you are looking for a place where nature is abundant, Philippines is one of the travel destinations you should not miss to visit. Just imagine a country that consists of 7, 107 islands for you to discover. It is going to be an overwhelming experience, isn’t it?

Over the years, Philippines have maintained its natural beauty, which gives the tourists the reason to visit the country over and over again. Well, that is the perks you will get when Philippines is in your top travel destination.

Axe promotes a sexy campaign to save Boracay

Vin Ello

Axe, the iconic male fragrance & deodorant brand just launched a new campaign dubbed as “Axe Anarchy Island: Sexy Saves Boracay.” Many have raved about the wonders of this island located in the Visayas region of the Philippines. I was astonished to see Boracay for the very first time in 2007 for a church retreat. Yes, you heard it right -- we spent a church retreat in Boracay and the experience was breathtaking!

CAB approves direct flights to Cambodia, but actual flights may still take time to happen

Amanda Lago

Direct flights from the Philippines to Cambodia may soon be a reality after the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) gave local carriers the greenlight to add frequencies for the neighboring country.

The Philippine carriers that received the flight frequencies are AirAsia, Airphil Express, Cebu Pacific, and Zest Air, according to industry regulator CAB.

Philippines leaving No room for Complacency

Ken Gadaffi

MANILA (23 Oct 2011) – Despite being drawn into what was termed as a ‘favourable’ draw’, Philippines national Under-23 team manager Dan Palami said that there is no room for complacency and that the squad must work harder to make their presence felt.

The draw for the much-anticipated men’s football event at the 26th edition of the SEA Games this year was made this week with Philippines being placed in the easier Group B against last edition’s runners-up Vietnam, Laos, Timor Leste, Myanmar and Brunei.

1 killed, 1 injured as Typhoon Nalgae batters N. Philippines

Mu Xuequan

MANILA, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- A 35-year-old passenger died and another was injured when the van they were riding on in northern Philippines was hit by a landslide as Typhoon Nalgae (local name: Quiel) pummeled the northern part of the country on Saturday, a senior government official said.

Executive director Benito Ramos of the National Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council said at around 10:30 a.m., the passenger van bound from Buguias to Bontoc was struck by a landslide while traversing Gonogon section of Halsema Highway in Mountain Province.

Mountain Biking Philippines

GOW

The Philippines is an overlooked treasure of Southeast Asia, but that's due to its remoteness, not for lack of natural gems that range from coral-fringed islands, palm lined white-sand beaches to hot springs and majestic volcanoes. Consisting of more than 7,000 islands between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, it would take you years to visit all that the Philippines has to offer, but for some highlights we take you mountain biking on trails that run up and down the base of volcanoes on the main island of Luzon.

TRUE GRIT: JP Sarmiento

Lokal Soul

In our first surfer feature ever, we sat down with Jean Pierre Sarmiento who recently bagged the Men’s Shortboard division at the 6th MSA Manila Surfers Cup in La Union. He’s been racking up his game by battling it out in competitions and still continually improves by constant practice. At a distance you would think a local is ripping only to realize its actually JP just doing his thing. An inspiration to city-based surfers, let’s take a look on how JP does it.

Forgotten workers: How the global recession is affecting the world’s poorest

Naomi Goldsmith-Dixon

As the grip of global recession tightens, even the most frivolous are starting to find ways to cut back. Whether it is putting off buying that new car or digging out last years sweater, every penny saved can help. As we buy less and spend little what is happening to the industries and manufacturers from whom we get our goods? What is happening to their employees?

Jet Set: Manila

Jennee Grace U Rubrico

This month we delve into the sights, sounds and cultural history of the ancient city of Manila.

The city of Manila is old. The Philippine capital—which is one of 16 cities that comprise Metropolitan Manila—has all the trappings of a modern city, including two light rail transit lines, malls and a slew of five-star hotels; but its age is indelibly marked in the centuries-old architecture that is as historically significant as it is ancient.

Stylish living at Signa

Exlore PH

The first designer residence in the Philippines
Signa, of Hebrew origin, means sign or symbol. In this case, it may also be short for signature as this residential property boasts of a distinct aesthetic design courtesy of three world-renowned designers – furniture and interior designer Budji Layug, architect Royal Pineda, and award-winning industrial designer Kenneth Cobonpue.

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