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Balut: The Filipino delicacy that makes the world squirm

Balut: The Filipino delicacy that makes the world squirm

With its carnal textures, the fertilized duck egg can put off even the most daring foodies
25 best foods for summer
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25 best foods for summer

Hurry up and read this story before it melts all over your hands!
The giant lanterns of San Fernando, Asia's Christmas capital

The giant lanterns of San Fernando, Asia's Christmas capital

In the Philippines, "parols" are as ubiquitous as Christmas trees. So what's the real story behind these stunning electric stars?
4 killed in Manila Airport shooting

4 killed in Manila Airport shooting

Four people have been killed in a shooting at Manila's international airport, the official Philippines New Agency reported Friday
5 of Asia's most overlooked cities

5 of Asia's most overlooked cities

Sometimes the best times are had away from the tourist trails. Here are 5 lesser-visited Asian cities that provide just as much culture and fun as their more famous alternatives
World to tourists: 'Stop stealing everything!'
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World to tourists: 'Stop stealing everything!'

A tourist in Turkey faces 12 years in prison for "smuggling historical artifacts" he found on the beach
Aliwan Festival: The 'mother of all fiestas'

Aliwan Festival: The 'mother of all fiestas'

Philippine people show they know how to party in Pasay City, Manila in this colorful pictorial by Brandon Hoover
Meet the men who are crucified on Good Friday
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Meet the men who are crucified on Good Friday

During Holy Week in the Philippines, Christian devotees allow themselves to be nailed to a cross. Here's why
Wish you were here-- Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center

Wish you were here-- Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center

Capturing the energy of 1,500 inmates re-enacting Michael Jackson's “Thriller”
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
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