Axe, the iconic male fragrance & deodorant brand just launched a new campaign dubbed as “Axe Anarchy Island: Sexy Saves Boracay.” Many have raved about the wonders of this island located in the Visayas region of the Philippines. I was astonished to see Boracay for the very first time in 2007 for a church retreat. Yes, you heard it right -- we spent a church retreat in Boracay and the experience was breathtaking!
Direct flights from the Philippines to Cambodia may soon be a reality after the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) gave local carriers the greenlight to add frequencies for the neighboring country.
The Philippine carriers that received the flight frequencies are AirAsia, Airphil Express, Cebu Pacific, and Zest Air, according to industry regulator CAB.
MANILA (23 Oct 2011) – Despite being drawn into what was termed as a ‘favourable’ draw’, Philippines national Under-23 team manager Dan Palami said that there is no room for complacency and that the squad must work harder to make their presence felt.
The draw for the much-anticipated men’s football event at the 26th edition of the SEA Games this year was made this week with Philippines being placed in the easier Group B against last edition’s runners-up Vietnam, Laos, Timor Leste, Myanmar and Brunei.
MANILA, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- A 35-year-old passenger died and another was injured when the van they were riding on in northern Philippines was hit by a landslide as Typhoon Nalgae (local name: Quiel) pummeled the northern part of the country on Saturday, a senior government official said.
Executive director Benito Ramos of the National Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council said at around 10:30 a.m., the passenger van bound from Buguias to Bontoc was struck by a landslide while traversing Gonogon section of Halsema Highway in Mountain Province.
The Philippines is an overlooked treasure of Southeast Asia, but that's due to its remoteness, not for lack of natural gems that range from coral-fringed islands, palm lined white-sand beaches to hot springs and majestic volcanoes. Consisting of more than 7,000 islands between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, it would take you years to visit all that the Philippines has to offer, but for some highlights we take you mountain biking on trails that run up and down the base of volcanoes on the main island of Luzon.
MANILA, Philippines - The 17 local government units in Metro Manila will be apprehending people smoking cigarettes in major and secondary roads starting Monday, May 30, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) today said.
MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said a team, composed of agency personnel and local health officers and policemen, will be strictly implementing the provisions of the Republic Act 9211 or the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003, and anti-smoking prohibitions of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board and all local ordinances.
AUTHORITIES raided a nightclub in Balibago, Angeles City, Pampanga Thursday night, leading to the arrest of three foreigners and two Filipinos and the rescue of 42 sex workers, including a 17-year-old girl from Capas, Tarlac.
Around 9 p.m. of Thursday, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Women and Children Protection Division (CIDG-WCPD) elements led by Police Superintendent Emma Libunao raided around the Sweet Girl Honey Pot night club situated at Fields Avenue, Baligabo, Angeles City and began rescue efforts for the women.
In our first surfer feature ever, we sat down with Jean Pierre Sarmiento who recently bagged the Men’s Shortboard division at the 6th MSA Manila Surfers Cup in La Union. He’s been racking up his game by battling it out in competitions and still continually improves by constant practice. At a distance you would think a local is ripping only to realize its actually JP just doing his thing. An inspiration to city-based surfers, let’s take a look on how JP does it.
COTABATO, Philippines, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Muslim rebels in the southern Philippines attacked a military position on Thursday and engaged in gun battle as peace talk's resumption remained stalled.
At least 20 Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) guerillas led by a commander, Pail Bajali, stormed the detachment of state militias around 10:00 a.m. in Sukaten village of Sumisip, Basilan province, said ground military commander Col. Nicanor Dolojan.
A firefight ensued, leaving casualties on the rebel's side.
As the grip of global recession tightens, even the most frivolous are starting to find ways to cut back. Whether it is putting off buying that new car or digging out last years sweater, every penny saved can help. As we buy less and spend little what is happening to the industries and manufacturers from whom we get our goods? What is happening to their employees?