Tourism is acknowledged as “a key driver of socio-economic progress through export revenues, the creation of jobs and enterprises, and infrastructure development.” It ranks fourth in global exports next to fuels, chemicals, and food. 391 more words
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WATCH ABOVE: PM Stephen Harper was joined Friday by his Philippines counterpart, Benigno Aquino, to announce a deal that may eventually lead to the two countries striking a trade agreement. 123 more words
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is not supporting calls for President Benigno Aquino to resign over the Mamasapano Massacre.
He is also against a military junta kicking the President out of Malacanang, as unverified reports say a group is planning a coup d’etat over the President’s alleged role in a bungled operation against Malaysian terrorist Marwan that led to the killing of 44 police Special Action Force (SAF) commandos. 219 more words
An aerial shot shows crowds of devotees during a downpour of rain waiting for the arrival of Pope Francis to celebrate a mass at the Rizal park in Manila, Philippines Photo: EPA… 935 more words