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Starting this Saturday, previously issued single and multiple-entry Japanese visas will be invalidated.
The Japanese government on Friday has decided to invalidate visas issued in the Philippines prior to March 27, 2020. This visa suspension starts on Saturday, March 28, following the public health crisis posed by COVID-19. On their official Facebook page, the Philippine Embassy in Japan ...
 
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All flights will be streamlined to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
On Thursday, March 26, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) announced in a press release that they will be streamlining their operations and concentrating all remaining flights in one terminal, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.Beginning 12:01 a.m. of March 28, 2020, the following airlines will operate ...
 
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There's even a video proving it's not edited.
Manila Bay is one of the most polluted bodies of water in the Philippines. It had once been described as a “cesspool,” but curiously, its waters have turned a stunning turquoise color.The following pictures posted on Facebook show the uncharacteristically bright color of ...
 
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These photos offer a much needed respite from all the news lately.
While Metro Manila is at a standstill because of the 30-day community quarantine, nature seems to be healing itself from air pollution. In these photos taken by Johair Siscar Addang, we are treated to a rare sight: a smog-free horizon featuring Metro Manila’s ...
 
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Many city hotels have already stopped accepting guests.
As the island of Luzon buckles down for community quarantine, only private establishments “providing basic necessities and activities related to food and medicine production are allowed to stay open.” That includes supermarkets, groceries, convenience stores, and restaurants that provide delivery services.The exemption ...
 
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An entry ban has been placed on all of Aurora.
To help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, acting governor Christian Noveras has imposed an entry ban on the entire province, barring tourists and non-residents from entering Aurora, reports Inquirer Northern Luzon.As of today, March 15, Aurora has reported no confirmed cases of ...
 
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Last we checked, it was a virus, not a vampire.
The sudden rise in the number of people contracting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Philippines is alarming, but it is important not to panic and to instead know the facts surrounding the virus. The most reassuring piece of information is ...
 
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How about spending the lockdown period near the beach?
UPDATE: In a Facebook post, Rada Hostel said the promo is no longer available. Whether that means the hostel has reached the maximum number of guests that have availed of the promo or it cancelled it altogether is unclear. Original story follows:The community quarantine in ...
 
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The Fort Santiago Dungeon is a sacred and historic site where 600 people lost their lives.
 “You are about to enter a sacred and historic site,” reads the sign on the entrance to the Fort Santiago Dungeon.What is now a tourist attraction was the site of a horrible war crime during World War II, and was used by ...
 
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He is now a member of the highly exclusive Circumnavigator's Club.
Regin Reyno circumnavigated the world in 2019. Because of his feat, he was accepted into the Circumnavigator’s Club whose members included General Douglas MacArthur, Neil Armstrong, William Howard Taft, and Harry Houdini. He named his journey around the world Tuyok, a Visayan word ...
 
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The incoming terminal is at 97.81% complete, says DOTr.
The Clark International Airport in Pampanga is set to be one of the country's main gateways with the addition of a cool new terminal. And it looks like the wait might be coming to an end pretty soon with the construction of ...
 
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Whether you're looking for a no-fuss seaside escape or a peaceful nature retreat.
As a popular resort destination, you'd think the Philippines would be chockful of all-inclusive hotels and resorts. That's not the case, however. In fact, only a select number of places offer all-inclusive packages that include the room, meals, most alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, ...
 
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Or, book one of their five lodgings.
It’s a crazy world we live in, and checking out from all the madness of our daily routine could be the breath of fresh air we need.If you’d rather not have to travel that far, though, Baguio’s always an ideal destination. Not ...
 
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Can you handle the truth?
Like most things in life, the good times of cool February days went by too fast. We haven't even maxed out our quota for cold weather-related hugot lines and bam!, March is already here—and so is the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical ...
 
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Major airports around the country are getting bigger and better.
International airports all over the Philippines are now earning the recognition they deserve. Air traffic in Manila is still the highest in the country but expect the skies around the capital to be decongested as more cities around the country become major ...
 
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From no-frills to family-friendly in the Surfing Capital of the Philippines
Siargao in Surigao del Norte has been getting a lot of attention in the past few years, especially with the direct flights offered by local airlines and a whole movie that's set in the island. It's famous for its barreling waves that pro surfers from all over the ...
 
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Everything you need to know about paragliding in the Philippines.
A beautiful young heiress to a powerful South Korean conglomerate goes paragliding, gets swept up by a tornado, lands in North Korea, and is found by the surly army captain of her dreams.There’s possibly a one-in-a-million chance of that happening in real ...
 
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Better safe than sorry.
Traveling to Japan soon? If you're visiting the country in hopes to join in on the nationwide cherry blossom festivals scheduled this season, you may want to rethink your itinerary.In light of the growing COVID-19 outbreak, traditional spring festivals in Tokyo and ...
 
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Leave the housekeeping cart alone.
"Anything that isn't bolted down" is probably what you've heard when it comes to taking things home from hotel rooms, but we're here to tell you that there's no truth to that old saying. It would also be technically considered stealing if ...
 
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'Everyone with you on the bus, they’re considered enemies.'
Metro Manila is one of the world’s worst cities in terms of vehicular traffic. Consider yourself lucky if you drive a car or can afford to book Grab every day. You might experience six-hour standstills on EDSA or SLEX, but for regular ...
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