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Nubo Hotel Manila

Robert de Niro, Australian billionaire James Packer and their business partners formally opened Asia’s first Nobu Hotel in Manila. The 321-room hotel within the bayside casino and entertainment City of Dreams complex.The hotel is just…

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A Young Filipino Achiever

Jozef Erece, 18, graduated from the University of Southern Queensland on Friday. Graduating at an age when many of his law school peers would have started their degrees, Erece is believed to be one of…


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Indonesia spares Filipino

The Indonesia’s attorney general announced that Mary Jane Veloso was spared after a woman who allegedly recruited her to act as a drug courier gave herself up to police in the Philippines on Tuesday. The…




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Philippines Hosts APEC 2015

The Philippines hosted APEC meetings for the first time in 1996. The most high-profile event, the APEC Leaders’ Meeting, was held in Subic Bay, Zambales in November of that year. After almost two decades, in…



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PAL and Cebu Pacific to Fly to New Zealand

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL) is looking at flying to Auckland, the largest and most populous urban area inNew Zealand as part of efforts to further expand its international presence. Rival airline Cebu Air…


Miss Philippines Won Miss World 2013 Pageant

The 2013 Miss World pageant has been won by Miss Philippines, Megan Young, on the Indonesian island of Bali. US-born Ms Young, 23, beat 126 other contestants and pledged to be “the best Miss World…