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CNNGo TV in Manila: The art, the food and the volcano

CNNGo TV in Manila: The art, the food and the volcano

From a weekend market hidden in a car park to a scenic active volcano, CNNGo TV brings you a few surprises from Manila (click through for the whole show)
Manila shoots for place at Asia's gambling table with new mega-casino
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Manila shoots for place at Asia's gambling table with new mega-casino

Opening of Solaire Resort & Casino marks beginning of Philippines push to join ranks of Macau and Singapore
9 top beach resorts in the South China Sea
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9 top beach resorts in the South China Sea

Tense island ownership disputes? Not at these chill Asian outposts
Insider guide: Best of Manila
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Insider guide: Best of Manila

Eat, drink, explore and, eventually, sleep in Southeast Asia's most overlooked capital. Here's how to do it all
Thrilla in Manila: On location with 'The Bourne Legacy'
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Thrilla in Manila: On location with 'The Bourne Legacy'

Finally, a film that films Manila as Manila. Here’s a guide to the new movie's Philippines shoot locations
Then and now: The stories behind Southeast Asia’s heritage hotels
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Then and now: The stories behind Southeast Asia’s heritage hotels

Ponder the legacy of colonialism as you swill gin and tonics on the verandas of these grand old dames of hospitality
Island spat: China suspends Philippines travel
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Island spat: China suspends Philippines travel

Decision comes amid rising tensions over disputed island. Most Chinese netizens seem to support the move
13 most overplayed Filipino cover band songs
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13 most overplayed Filipino cover band songs

You love them, but do they? The workhorses of the Asian bar circuit reveal the songs that test their will to live
The Philippines' best beaches and islands
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The Philippines' best beaches and islands

If white sands aren't your thing, this isn't the country for you. But if you're here and wondering what to do in the Philippines, bust out your flip-flops and follow us
How to be a Manila local: 10 tips on faking it
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How to be a Manila local: 10 tips on faking it

Point with your lips. Act like a shark in theaters. Follow these tips and no one will mistake you for a noob
7 wild dates in the Philippines
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7 wild dates in the Philippines

Snuggling up to your pet pooch is great, but swimming with sharks and posing with tarsiers is better
50 Filipino foods that define the Philippines
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50 Filipino foods that define the Philippines

From adobo to turon -- the best bites to be savored around the archipelago
Special report: Philippines tourism, a tough sell?
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Special report: Philippines tourism, a tough sell?

Perfect beaches. Friendly locals. Fascinating history. So why is the Philippines still a laggard in the regional travel market? And will a new promotional campaign help?
Philippines tourism website pulled after porn confusion
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Philippines tourism website pulled after porn confusion

Plus: Why their new tourism tagline isn't going down so well
Gallery: Philippines MassKara Festival
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Gallery: Philippines MassKara Festival

Capturing the color and characters that make up the 'festival of smiling faces'
Super Typhoon Megi slams Philippines
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Super Typhoon Megi slams Philippines

Typhoon Megi hits the Philippines with winds of 225 kph and heavy rainfall
History comes alive in Cebu City's 18th century Jesuit House
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History comes alive in Cebu City's 18th century Jesuit House

Converted into a museum last year, this house, built around 1730, offers a remarkable insight into the architecture and culture of 18th century Jesuits in Cebu
20 idyllic beach getaways
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20 idyllic beach getaways

So many beaches in Asia, so little time, so we've picked out our faves for their seclusion, watersport action and local flavor
Patience, faith and love in the Philippines
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Patience, faith and love in the Philippines

When Jimmy Nolan went on vacation to Boracay, he had no idea that the love of his life was waiting for him on a beach
Wish you were here-- White Beach, Boracay
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Wish you were here-- White Beach, Boracay

Powdery white sand and clear turquoise water make Boracay's White Beach a spectacular island paradise
Wish you were here-- Alcoy, Cebu
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Wish you were here-- Alcoy, Cebu

Two fishermen, a sleepy photographer and a dreamy pink sunrise in Cebu