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What you need to know about Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators or POGOs
If you're wondering why there are so so many mainland Chinese nationals taking up residence all over the Philippines these days, it's because many of them have been brought here by Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs), the online casino industry that may soon ...
 
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China's magical landscapes are out-of-this-world amazing.
When potential travelers think of China as a destination, many consider the usual touristy places such as the Great Wall or the Forbidden Palace. These places are always crowded. What many people don't realize is that China also has some of the ...
 
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The surge in Chinese property buyers has led to higher price tags and rental rates all over the region.
There’s been some talk recently on how the Philippines’ stronger relations with China under the current administration have affected the country. While some of these situations are complicated (to say the least), others are relatively more straightforward.One of those more straightforward influences ...
 
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Dr. Caroline S. Hau, author of "The Chinese Question," responds to Solita Monsod's controversial column in the Inquirer.
In her Inquirer article, Solita "Mareng Winnie" Monsod makes the same mistake as F. Sionil Jose of conflating "Chinese people" with "Chinese government," and worse, conflating "Chinese people" with "Chinese in the Philippines," which is further subdivided into three categories: Filipinos of Chinese ancestry who ...
 
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An explanation for Solita "Mareng Winnie" Monsod, who does not believe in the loyalty of Tsinoys.
I am very disturbed by the view being perpetrated by certain writers conflating Chinese from mainland China and Chinese-Filipinos as one and the same when it comes to their political affiliation and identity. Recently, Solita Monsod stated that “I have often observed…that a ...
 
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A new tool is here to ease travel anxiety
In modern day society, we have to consider the safety and risk factor of certain countries before deciding where to go on holiday. It can be a topic of concern for some but luckily the medical and security services firm International SOS have created ...
 
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An itinerary for short but intense bursts of travel to a big and busy city.
Hong Kong. It's busy, fast-paced, and efficient. It's not a place for leisurely vacations or quiet contemplation. It's where you go when you want an itinerary bursting at the seams, nonstop activity, with rest reserved only when you're about to sleep. You've ...
 
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Also: Congress doesn't think plunder is a heinous crime.
Trump strikes friendlier tone in letter to Chinese president.Trump’s conciliatory letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping comes at a time of dramatic change in U.S.-China relations. While containing “standard diplomatic pleasantries,” it is nevertheless a positive gesture after Trump’s relationship with China ...
 
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Please listen, you guys.
Ceasefire breaks, negotiations continue between AFP and NPA.With the latest round of negotiations in Rome still ongoing, a gunfight between the army and NPA rebels in Makilala, North Cotabato provides an unwelcome distraction from discussions on a possible path forward. Last Saturday, January ...
 
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From Africa and Asia's hottest beachfronts to the most underrated U.S. cities.
In 2017, you're going to need your passport—and your sense of adventure. Our top destinations to visit this year will have you heading out on safari, exploring historic Eastern Europe and South America, tapping into Scandinavia's natural wonders, sunbathing on the beaches ...
 
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Because we needed one more China-related thing to worry about.
In a press conference on Wednesday, Chinese officials appear to have confirmed what many observers have long suspected: that China is no longer in control of its space station.China's Tiangong-1 space station has been orbiting the planet for about 5 years now, ...
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