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Manila Bay Resorts to provide thousands of jobs

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Providing recreation and generating thousands of employment opportunities to the Filipinos are the goals in erecting the 44-hectare Manila Bay Resorts—bound to be a home to the biggest of its kind in the country.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Hong Kong Disneyland plans Iron Man expansion

Chinese performers dressed as Iron Man pose for photos during a promotional event for the movie "Iron Man 3" before its release in China in early May at the Imperial Ancestral Temple in Beijing's Forbidden City. Hong Kong Disneyland is adding an Iron Man-themed area in the hopes that the Marvel superhero's success at the Chinese box office will help draw more visitors to the underachieving resort. The park said Tuesday, Oct. 8 that the Iron Man Experience is planned to open by late 2016. AP

Hong Kong Disneyland is adding an Iron Man-themed area in the hopes that the Marvel superhero’s success at the Chinese box office will help draw more visitors to the underachieving resort.

Posted: October 8th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Binhi ng Kalayaan’ at Rizal Park spruced up, now a picnic spot

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A horse drawn calesa passes through the Rizal Park  in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Finally, families and couples visiting the 54-hectare Rizal Park in Manila will have a decent place for a picnic.

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Travel | Read More »

Artists, writers, residents and businessmen rally against Manila Bay reclamation plan


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ENDANGERED Manila Bay sunset. PAULO ALCAZAREN

Once again a project has surfaced intending to reclaim a part of Manila Bay for development purposes.

Posted: January 13th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Columns | Read More »

US extreme skier Plake among avalanche survivors

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American Glen Plake, survivor of a weekend avalanche at Mount Manaslu in the Himalayas arrives at the Tribhuwan domestic airport in Katmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, September 26, 2012. Rescuers have so far brought down the bodies of eight victims, four French, one each from Germany, Italy and Spain, and a Nepali guide. The climbers killed were part of a crush of mountaineers who came to the peak in Nepal because of heightened tensions between Chinese authorities and Tibetans. AP/Niranjan Shrestha

Renowned American extreme skier Glen Plake says he feels lucky to be alive after surviving the weekend Himalayan avalanche that killed at least eight people, but he’s heartbroken that he could not save two friends.

Posted: September 27th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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