MANILA, Philippines – China maintained its travel advisory against the Philippines, but stressed it wants more tourists to visit the country with which it has a dispute over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). “There is an advisory, but an advisory means a kind of advice. It's not an ... More here: China on travel warning vs PH: 'Advice, not order'
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
MANILA – The province of Davao del Norte is preparing its tourist attractions in anticipation of an influx of visitors during the Palarong Pambansa festivities this summer. More here: Davao del Norte readies tourism sites for Palaro visitors
Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua has downplayed the current travel advisory of Beijing warning its citizens against going to the Philippines, saying the country remains safe for foreign tourists. "There is an advisory, but it is just an advice not an order. Sure, we are encouraging more Chinese to come to the Philippines," said Zhao who graced the launch of an exhibit on ... More here: Envoy downplays China travel ban vs PH
Former First Gentleman Jose Miguel "Mike" Arroyo has again asked the Sandiganbayan to permit him to travel, this time to Europe and Asia from March 26 to May 8. His last request to travel was a for a trip to Japan and Hong Kong last Oct. 25. "Accused-movant submits that, while facing charges before this Honorable Court, he continuously enjoys the right to be to be presumed innocent until proven ... More here: Mike Arroyo asks permission to travel
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 March) – Tourist arrivals in Region XI last year reached 2.290 million, increasing by 25.37 percent compared to 2013’s 1.827 million. Data from the regional… » More here: Region XI tourist arrivals in 2014 increase by 25%
MANILA, Philippines – The soon-to-launched EDSA express bus service will not only provide commuters faster travel time and a more comfortable trip , it will also be a step toward a seamless transportation system, transport officials said. During a meeting of the House committee on transportation on Wednesday, March 4, the Land Transportation Franchising ... More here: EDSA express bus to connect passengers to LRT, MRT