MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Tourism was voted as "Best National Tourism Organization" for 2013 by travel and tourism professionals in South India. More here: PH wins tourism award in India
Sunday, April 6, 2014
A Cairns-based travel company has reportedly refused to refund a deposit to Rob Armstrong, whose late-wife Christine was killed by a shark off the NSW South Coast last week. More here: Shark attack victim's grieving husband asked to 'prove she was dead'
Recently, our government took the bold decision to take China before a UN court at The Hague. It represented the culmination of years of preparing a legal challenge to China’s increasingly belligerent actions in the West Philippine Sea. It also reflected our exasperation with existing diplomatic mechanisms under the aegis of the ASEAN, which have, so far, failed to establish a legally-binding ... More here: Will the Philippines’ legal challenge against China work?
Gunmen who kidnapped a Chinese tourist and a Filipino worker from a Malaysian resort have brought their captives to an island township in the Philippines' southernmost province, authorities said Friday. More here: Kidnapped tourist, hotel worker, being held on Philippines island
Kidnappers holding a Chinese tourist who was abducted from a resort on Malaysia's Borneo island have made a phone call to her family in China, a senior security official said Sunday. He said the gunmen have communicated with the family of Gao Huayuan, 29, whom Philippine security forces believe is being held in Jolo island in the southern Philippines. "They have made telephone contact with her ... More here: Malaysia kidnappers telephone Chinese victim's family