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Travel fair to focus on Taiwan

TAIWAN Lantern Festival or Yuan Xiao Festival, one of themost anticipated event in Taiwan which aims to spread traditional folklore.

Inveterate travelers can look forward to booking their trips to Taiwan later this month when Taiwan Travel Fair opens. The two-day event will be on July 26-27 at the Event Center of SM Megamall, where Taiwan’s tourism will be promoted among Filipino travel enthusiasts.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Taiwan: Small island, big ambition, deep heritage

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MARTYR’S Shrine is designed like the Hall of Supreme Harmony of the Forbidden City in Beijing.

Think culture and Taiwan may not be the first place to come up in most people’s minds. In fact, as a destination, this island-state immediately north of the Batanes group of islands doesn’t loom large within the consciousness of most Filipino travelers.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Asia’s largest wine expo opens in Hong Kong

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Asia’s biggest wine and spirits fair opened in Hong Kong on Tuesday, drawing the world’s top producers from France to Chile despite China reporting the first decline in wine consumption for a decade.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Tourists from Asia-Pacific to become world’s top spenders—report

A group of Chinese tourists pose for pictures in front of the monument of Philippine national hero Jose Rizal at a Manila park. The Asia-Pacific will overtake Europe as the region whose tourists spend the most money overseas within 10 years, a report said Wednesday, driven by an explosion in the number of Chinese travelers. AFP FILE PHOTO

The Asia-Pacific will overtake Europe as the region whose tourists spend the most money overseas within 10 years, a report said Wednesday, driven by an explosion in the number of Chinese travelers.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Asian art educators gather at Miriam

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CONFERENCE speakers with Rosario O. Lapus (2nd from left), Miriam College
president.

In what communication scholar Henry Jenkins coined as “convergence culture,” media content flows freely from one culture to the other: Journalism’s most recent melding with share-oriented new media could be cited as one example. It paints the quintessential McLuhanesque picture of the global village, where every bit of information is at arm’s length, and almost anyone can help shape in its creation.

Posted: December 22nd, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

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