This comes after the Philippine ambassador to China, Jose Santiago 'Chito' Santa Romana, said China is considering visa-free entry for Filipinos
China's second largest carrier confirms the new route on the heels of a deal with the Clark International Airport Corporation to augment the airline's flight network and use Clark airport as one of its global hubs
The total number of tourists to Boracay hits 1,107,167 – a 13% increase from 2016 figures
While citing the multi-billion peso projects in Zambales, governor Amor Deloso says he won't encourage heavy industries in the province
The Department of Tourism was unable to utilize P1.5 billion of its 2016 budget, says COA
The study, based on 6 months' analysis, comes as the reef suffered an unprecedented second straight year of coral bleaching due to warming sea temperatures linked to climate change
The airport can accommodate only private planes for now, but Mayor Maria Carmela Alvarez says it will operate commercially by the 'last quarter of this year or early next year'
There are other factors that contribute to the inadequacy of the food supply. Agricultural lands being converted into resorts is one of them.
Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo says that the country will not host the 2017 pageant
The House ends its probe into the deadly attack on the hotel-casino, with findings and recommendations expected to be out by next week
Armeen Gomez tells lawmakers he was named Armenio, but gives a vague explanation before invoking his right against self-incrimination
The lawmaker who filed the bill seeking a P3,000 casino entrance fee admits he also gambles, but argues the law does not prohibit legislators from doing so
David Chua, chairman of Travellers International Hotel Group that owns and operates Resorts World, has been subpoenaed to appear on Wednesday, June 21
(UPDATED) Victim Elizabeth Panlilio-Gonzales, the late wife of Representative Aurelio Gonzales Jr, allegedly loses a Rolex watch, jewelry, as well as her ATM and credit cards during the attack
The Philippine embassy in Germany launches an illustrated map retracing Jose Rizal's adventures in the European country
The assault on the Kangaba Le Campement resort comes after a similar strike less than two years ago on a luxury hotel in Bamako
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After the botched partnership of McCann and the DOT, a group of creatives have come up with their own tourism ad
McCann says it respects the DOT decision and believes 'it is in the best interest of all parties to discuss a sensible resolution to this matter'
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After initially standing by its allegedly plagiarized ad, the Department of Tourism now says it expects a public apology from McCann Worldgroup Philippines
Testimonies from police officials and hotel security reveal a lack of coordination among those deployed to pursue gunman Jessie Carlos
Resorts World Manila COO Stephen Reilly says this shows 'there [was] a degree of confusion' among security forces on the ground during the attack
Parañaque 2nd District Representative Gustavo Tambunting hits PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa for initially saying only the gunman died in the attack
Resorts World Manila president Kingson Sian says victims who were hiding – and eventually died of suffocation – likely thought there was more than one gunman
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Tourism Assistant Secretary Frederick Alegre says that while the Philippine ad is similar to South Africa's, it has a unique proposition of attracting retirees
The House committees invite the Resorts World security team who were supposed to man the CCTV surveillance room, but who left their posts during the attack on June 2
The McCann Worldgroup Philippines responds to critics who say that its 'Sights' commercial is similar to a South African tourism ad
Netizens on social media point out that the theme, complete with the revelation at the end, is similar to a South African tourism ad
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(UPDATED) The Department of Tourism unveils its second TV commercial, titled 'Sights'
Lawmakers want to clip Pagcor's powers to grant licenses to casinos after Resorts World Manila management admitted security lapses in the June 2 incident
Resorts World also vows to pay P1 million each to the victims' families and P500,000 to those injured during the attack
Stephen Reilly: 'When we played the first videos, I pointed out there should have been security personnel posted on certain points and they were not present'
Pagcor head Andrea Domingo says Resorts World failed to comply with a recent advisory to strengthen security measures
For Filipino-Americans attending the reception in New York, what happened at Resorts World did not make them hesitate about visiting the Philippines or promoting trips to the country
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Maxine speaks up on the possibility of the Philippines hosting the Miss Universe pageant again
'We continue to advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in the Philippines overall,' the Australian embassy says
'They are not going to destroy the corals,' says Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo, recalling the personal assurance given to her by representatives of Viacom International Media Networks and Coral World Park Undersea Resorts
China lifts a ban on 27 Philippine tropical fruit export companies after President Rodrigo Duterte declared his 'separation' from the United States during a visit to Beijing in October
Find rock formations shaped like a head of a dinosaur, Pegasus, and even the face of Jesus at this UNESCO World Heritage Site in Palawan
'I believe Taiwan should be discovered because Taiwan has been overlooked for so long,' Taiwan's representative in the Philippines says
Soldiers as well as cops conduct foot, air, and sea patrols amid a supposed terror threat in the province
Increases from other areas including Southeast Asia are not enough to offset the steep fall in Chinese visitors