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Shopping is top tourist activity in the Philippines - Good News Pilipinas -

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Is the Philippines the Next Tiger Economy?

Is the Philippines the Next Tiger Economy? | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
The Philippines is relishing a strong economic momentum. Amid global fears of a double-dip recession, the Philippines represents a countercyclical story of growth and resilience.
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Philippines: China-funded Northrail project derailed

Philippines: China-funded Northrail project derailed | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
The Philippines’ hopes for reconfiguring a delayed China-funded commuter rail project into a high-speed train service that will link Manila to a new and bigger airport in a former US air force base 80km north of the capital has gone off track.
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John Duerden: The rise of the Philippines - ESPNFC

John Duerden: The rise of the Philippines - ESPNFC | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
John Duerden explains why 'Fil-foreigns' are in the spotlight with the Philippines on the rise in south-east Asia.
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FREDDIE ROACH CLAIMS 50 CENT IS NEGOTIATING ON MAYWEATHER'S BEHALF AND PACQUIAO MAY FORGO MARQUEZ || FIGHTHYPE

FREDDIE ROACH CLAIMS 50 CENT IS NEGOTIATING ON MAYWEATHER'S BEHALF AND PACQUIAO MAY FORGO MARQUEZ || FIGHTHYPE | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
Late Thursday night, world-class trainer Freddie Roach made an appearance on Sirius XM's The Scott Ferrall Show to promote Saturday's...
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West Pangasinan begins participatory budget monitoring

West Pangasinan begins participatory budget monitoring | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
The online version of the Philippines' leading business newspaper features virtually all the stories and statistical data available in the print edition.
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Philippine gold mine struggles to plug waste spill

Philippine gold mine struggles to plug waste spill | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
MANILA (AFP) - The Philippines' largest gold mine said Tuesday it was struggling to contain a waste spillage from its tailings dam which has forced it to suspend operations for the past month.
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Twitter Alerts U.S. Geological Survey to Philippines Quake

Twitter Alerts U.S. Geological Survey to Philippines Quake | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
Twitter Inc., the microblogging service that lets more than 140 million users send short messages on everything from the mundane to the life-altering, tipped off the U.S.
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The ‘Ber’ months begin: 'Merry Christmas Na' in the Philippines

The ‘Ber’ months begin: 'Merry Christmas Na' in the Philippines | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it

So if you happen to receive a Christmas greeting from your Filipino friend as early as today, don’t think your pal has already lost his marbles.

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Philippines, Mexico, US reign at 2012 World Hip Hop Dance Championships

Philippines, Mexico, US reign at 2012 World Hip Hop Dance Championships | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it

Forty-three countries. Three thousand dancers. One gold. Philippines

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London 2012 Olympics: Filipino great Manny Pacquiao trains smallest man in boxing competition - light flyweight Mark Barriga - Telegraph

London 2012 Olympics: Filipino great Manny Pacquiao trains smallest man in boxing competition - light flyweight Mark Barriga - Telegraph | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
Filipino Mark Barriga, at 5ft 4 ins tall and weighing just 7 and a half stone one of the smallest men in the Olympic boxing tournament, has arrived at London 2012 with the greatest blessing any South East Asian fighter could have - advice...
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Philippines Stocks Might Be Boiling Over

Philippines Stocks Might Be Boiling Over | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
The stock market in the Philippines has shot up nearly 19% this year, making it one of Asia's top performers for a second year. But some investors are getting nervous about chasing further gains.
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B.E.P.’s Apl.de.ap ‘takes you to the Philippines’ at The Hollywood Bowl

B.E.P.’s Apl.de.ap ‘takes you to the Philippines’ at The Hollywood Bowl | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
Apl.de.ap, member of Grammy award-winning hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas, is holding a big party at the famous Hollywood Bowl in L.A.
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1,800 tourists on Royal Caribbean cruise ship to visit Boracay - Good News Pilipinas -

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Philippines: China-funded Northrail project derailed

Philippines: China-funded Northrail project derailed | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
The Philippines’ hopes for reconfiguring a delayed China-funded commuter rail project into a high-speed train service that will link Manila to a new and bigger airport in a former US air force base 80km north of the capital has gone off track.
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Taste of the Philippines owner Kathy Gietl gets visit from Secretary of State Scott Gessler - Denver - Restaurants and Dining - Cafe Society

Taste of the Philippines owner Kathy Gietl gets visit from Secretary of State Scott Gessler - Denver - Restaurants and Dining - Cafe Society | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
The Taste of the Philippines got a taste of politics yesterday when Secretary of State Scott Gessler stopped...
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Investing In The Philippines: Escape The U.S. With A Low-Debt, Low-Inflation Economy (IDX, THD, EPHE)

Investing In The Philippines: Escape The U.S. With A Low-Debt, Low-Inflation Economy (IDX, THD, EPHE) | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it

Arguably, when the various statistics are weighed together, one might wonder why the ETF has not performed even better and why allegedly smart economists and institutional investors are not embracing the Philippines to a larger extent.

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Spurs to workout forward Japeth Aguilar

Spurs to workout forward Japeth Aguilar | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
The San Antonio Spurs' training camp is fast approaching which means the team is going to continue to look at players to fill the camp roster.
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PHL Dragon Boat Team garners six gold medals in Milan World Competition | Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines

PHL Dragon Boat Team garners six gold medals in Milan World Competition | Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
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Martinez puts the Philippines on the map for figure skating | Golden Skate

Martinez puts the Philippines on the map for figure skating | Golden Skate | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
Michael Christian Martinez of the Philippines missed the podium Friday by a mere 0.37 points while competing at the Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Lake Placid, New York.
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Strongest Philippine Earthquake Since 1990 Causes Minimal Damage

The strongest earthquake in more
than two decades to hit the Philippines caused minimal damage,
with one death reported.
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Architecture for Humanity Launches Philippines Floods Response Program for Long-Term Disaster Mitigation - The Sacramento Bee

Architecture for Humanity Launches Philippines Floods Response Program for Long-Term Disaster Mitigation - The Sacramento Bee | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to disastrous flooding this week in Manila, the Philippines, Architecture for Humanity is launching a long-term disaster response program to help rebuild and mitigate against similar future disasters in the region. ...
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Dean Diokno: No more flip-flop SC decisions to restore faith in justice system

Dean Diokno: No more flip-flop SC decisions to restore faith in justice system | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
A Supreme Court that does not flip-flop on cases pending before it is part of the agenda Dean Jose Manuel Diokno laid out to “restore the people’s faith in the justice system” during the first day of public interviews of the Judicial and Bar...
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Philippines switches on to using SMS in typhoon and disaster response

Philippines switches on to using SMS in typhoon and disaster response | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
Philippines set to expand WHO-supported text message system to reduce deaths and improve response times during emergencies...
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Over 35? Time to retire, says Philippines

Over 35? Time to retire, says Philippines | Philippine News and Views | Scoop.it
The tropical western Pacific archipelago has attracted 25,000 foreign retirees since 1985.
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