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We Went There: Five Questions From the FIBA Asia Championship, Philippines vs. Qatar

1. Why bother going there?<p>Fair question. The FIBA Asia Championship is a major regional qualifying tournament, held every two years, that determines …

George Clooney, Blanchett, Bill Murray Star In Trailer For Nazi Era Film 'Monuments Men'

Auteur of his own IRL journey and films he also stars in <b>George Clooney</b> has released a trailer for his upcoming film starring George Clooney, <i>Monuments</i> …

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Catholic priests in Philippines bring Mass to shopping malls to meet the people

Early on a Sunday morning, people are already streaming into a massive shopping mall in Manila.<p>The seven-story Robinsons Place is a temple of consumerism. It houses about 350 stores, including gun shops, dental offices, massage parlors and a Kenny Rogers Roaster.<p>The music and the crowds can be a …

Kabang the snoutless hero dog returns to the Philippines

Kabang the dog, who lost her snout and upper jaw saving two girls' lives in the Philippines, arrives back in the capital Manila after surgery in the US.<p>Kabang will be now be given back to her owner following treatment at the veterinary hospital at the University of California.<p>Doctors at the …

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The Dancing Inmates of the Philippines

The Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center, in the Philippines, has become internationally famous for using choreographed dancing to …

Only in the Philippines: Riding on Wooden Scooters at 50 Kilometers Per Hour

The municipality of Banaue, in the Philippines, is widely known for its spectacular rice terraces, but few people know it’s also the setting of a …

Best scuba diving sites in the Philippines

Whale-shark diving in Oslob, Philippines (image courtesy of Adam Brill).<p>One of the main tourist attractions of the <b>Philippines</b> is the ocean – not …

Visit the Philippines: 10 reasons this should be your next destination

<b>Am I in South America or in Asia? That was the question while visiting the Philippines.</b> This country is so different than it’s fellow countries in …

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Why are Companies Choosing the Philippines Over India for Outsourcing Services?

Asia has been the prime destination for outsourced jobs over the last couple of years. This has happened because, in Asia, US-based companies can get …

Favorite Places: Sibuyan Island, Philippines | Trip Logic

<b>Today’s favorite place is from Dhie Rey from Island Girl Traveller</b><p>Dhie’s Favorite Place: Sibuyan Island, Philippines<p>Why She Loves Sibuyan Island<p><i>“This</i> …

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Quickie Afternoon Ride, Philippines

Photo submitted by Mikko Santos, “Quick mid-week afternoon spin in Binangonan, Philippines.”<p>To see more Pics of the Day, click here, and to submit …

Wellness Businesses Thrive In The Philippines

In social media, generic where conversations are on steroids and happen at the speed of light, decease hashtags give us a semblance of order and …

Colorful boats from The Philippines | Documentary & Travel Photography

Colorful boats from The Philippines are also known as Bankas<p>If you ever go to The Philippines make sure you get time for some island hopping. You’ll …

cost of a filling and dentist dental work in The Philippines

The almighty fear of blood, teeth and pain may be put to rest if you have dental treatment in The Philippines (click to enlarge)<p>How much does a …

Chicharrón: food from The Philippines

Chicharrón from the Philippines (click to enlarge)<p>Chicharrón from the Philippines<p>It’s a universal snack food that drives some people crazy with …

Halo Halo - ice cream desert from the Philippines

Halo Halo from the Philippines<p>Halo Halo from The Philippines<p>Desert time in the Philippines! Halo Halo is the name given to the ever popular shaved …

Turrón: Food from the Philippines

Turrón - fried plantain in filo type pastry<p>Turrón from The Philippines<p>Fried saba banana <i>(similar to plantain)</i> is available nearly everywhere in The …

Palitaw: Food in the Philippines

Palitaw coconut desert from The Philippines (click to enlarge)<p>Palitaw from The Philippines<p>I’ve only just come across Palitaw. And, it is already my …

Ube ice cream: food in the Philippines

Purple Ube Ice Cream! (click to enlarge)<p>Ube ice cream in The Philippines<p>There are many multicolored food stuff’s in The Philippines. In fact, the …

Finding NEMO in Davao, Philippines

While on a trip to the Philippines, I met up with Jina to go SCUBA diving at Davao's famous Pearl Farm. Check out what we saw in this fun video.

Netflix Instant Theater: Wild Target

<i>Welcome back to Netflix Instant Theater, where we slog through all the random movies, good or bad, so you don’t have to. This week we have</i> Wild Target<i>, a 2009 black comedy/action film from the usually outstanding Jonathan Lynn (</i>My Cousin Vinny<i>,</i> Sgt. Bilko<i>,</i> The Whole Nine Yards<i>) starring Bill Nighy,</i> …

KICK-ASS 2 - Hit Girl Vs. Mother Russia Fight Teased in Featurette

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE - International Trailer

Somewhere in Russia, Edward Snowden Is Smiling

President Obama couldn’t say it — he denied it repeatedly in fact — but Edward Snowden was very much the reason he felt compelled to stand before the …

Obama defends healthcare law, urges House to OK immigration bill

WASHINGTON— PresidentObamaoffered a vigorous, lengthy defense of his healthcare law Friday, dismissing Republican attempts to block it as an “ideological fixation.”<p>In a preview of the message Democrats will carry into the 2014 midterm elections, the president acknowledged that the Affordable Care …