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Kahilingan na maideklara ang Palawan bilang island hopping destination sa Pilipinas, ipinasa ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan

EL NIDO, Palawan (Eagle News) – Tinalakay at inaprubahan sa ika-65 na regular na sesyon ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan ang resolusyon na humihiling sa tanggapan ni Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Corazon Wanda T. Teo na ideklarang island hopping at diving destination …

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Eiffel Tower concerts to mark 300 millionth visitor

PARIS, France (AFP) — The Eiffel Tower will be alive with music on Thursday as it celebrates the 300 millionth visitor to the Paris landmark since it opened in 1889. “There will be drums on the courtyard of the Eiffel …

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Qatar aims to attract 5.6 million visitors by 2023

DOHA, Qatar (Reuters) — Qatar launched its new tourism strategy during the World Tourism Day official celebration in Doha on Wednesday (September 27). The new five-year plan aims to attract 5.6 million visitors by the year 2023 and for tourism …

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Chinese skiers cool off at world’s largest indoor ski park

by Yanan Wang Agence France Presse HARBIN, China (AFP) — It was a hot summer afternoon in Harbin and tourists strolled cobblestone streets with the Chinese city’s famous milk popsicles in hand. But indoors, it was perfect weather for skiing. …

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Passengers enjoy Japan’s first cat cafe on a moving train.

GIFU PREFECTURE, Japan (Reuters) — Passengers on a local train in Gifu prefecture were pleasantly welcomed by meowing companions on Sunday (September 10) at an event hosted by a local train operator and an NGO hoping to bring awareness to …

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Puerto Princesa Subterranean River, kabilang sa “50 natural wonders” ng CNN Travel

(Eagle News) — Nasa ika-tatlumpung pwesto ang Puerto Princesa Subterranean River sa “50 natural wonders” ng CNN Travel. Kinilala ng CNN Travel ang Subterranean River na perpektong lugar para sa cruising– hindi raw dapat palampasin na makita ang mga cute …

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Uber the political candidate

By: Mark Christofer Manalo I have wanted to weigh in on Uber’s suspension (and ride-hailing/sharing in general) for a long time, but have always decided against it. The arguments for and against it have always been too emotional, and I …

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Siargao, nasa ika-limang puwesto bilang “best surfing spots in the world”

SIARGAO, Surigao del Norte (Eagle News) – Nasa ika-limang puwesto ang Siargao Island sa listahan ng “Best surfing spots in the world” ng Conde Nast Traveler. Ayon sa nasabing international travel magazine, ito ay dahil sa makakapal na alon na nakaka-akit sa …

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Peck tacatular action from the annual World Hen Racing Championships

ENGLAND, United Kingdom (Reuters) — It brings an entirely new meaning to the words ‘Chicken Run,’ but the annual World Hen Racing Championships brought some extra excitement to England’s Peak District on Saturday (August 5). Hens have been in strict …

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Frenchman completes electric tour of France on skateboard

PARIS, France (Reuters) — Frenchman Fabrice Gropaiz completed his tour of France on an electric skate on Saturday (July 29), ending his challenge on the streets of Paris. Roughly 20 years after setting a record for the first world tour …

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Pet cafe trend cat-ching on in Yangon

YANGON, Myanmar (AFP) — It may be raining cats and dogs in Myanmar, but in Yangon two coffee shops are offering animal-lovers a chance to escape the monsoon as the global pet-cafe craze sweeps into the rapidly changing city. Inside …

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“God spared my life,” says Filipina airline passenger in what could have been “worst aviation disaster” in history

    (Eagle News) — A Filipina, Pamela Aguilar, from Fremont, California was one of the 135 passengers who were on board Air Canada flight 759 on July 7, 2017, that fateful Friday night  when their plane almost collided with …

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