The Philippines delivers on growth

Stefan Wagstyl August 30, 2012 FT.COM The Philippines is keeping pace with its southeast Asian neighbours. Following robust second quarter GDP growth figures from Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, Manila on Thursday posted an increase of 5.9 per cent year-on-year for the three months to June – beating the 5.5 per cent consensus forecast. It wasRead More

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Metallurgical Engineer licensure exam result (August 2012)

34 of 45 pass metallurgical engineer licensure exam INQUIRER.net August 28th, 2012 MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Tuesday announced that 34 out of 45 passed the Metallurgical Engineer Licensure Examination given by the Board of Metallurgical Engineering in the cities of Manila and Davao from August 25-27. The members of theRead More

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Beauty of Vigan

I haven’t been to Vigan, but the photos and from the words of my friends who’ve been there, makes me want to visit this place or even stay maybe for months. Have you been there or do you have plans of travelling there? Vigan City is also nominated in New 7 Wonder Cities, together withRead More

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PHL360° Episode 5 : East Express – Rough Start

SYNOPSIS EPISODE 5 : “EAST EXPRESS – ROUGH START” What do an offbeat rough terrain, piping hot summer afternoon, an ATV and the far east await our Sporty Tripper Hannah and Urban Nomad Chyng? A rough start to the enchanting peninsula of the Bicol Region. After a long 10-hour bus ride to Legaspi City, theRead More

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PHL360° Episode 4: Wild West – Exile

SYNOPSIS EPISODE 4 : “WILD WEST: EXILE” Ron and Chichi found out they were going to paradise. Or is it really the paradise that they are expecting? This season of PHL360° circles around the stories of eight indie travelers embarking on a trip around the Philippines. This is an entertaining and informative project for gung-hoRead More

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