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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
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
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?
Typhoon Haiyan: Information for travelers

Typhoon Haiyan: Information for travelers

Latest news for those traveling around the Philippines, China and Vietnam, after Typhoon Haiyan
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