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Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific 2010

Christi Lynn “Ashley” Landrito McGarry, Jersey City Native Read more

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GK News - Life & Style

Nov. 19, 2010

 

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Drs. Emy and Rudy Magpantay in front of Villa Esmeralda in Old Westbury, N.Y.


By LILI

“Money is like a sixth sense, and you can’t make use of the other five without it.” — W. Somerset Maugham

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WELL — what do you know — Long Island has 32 of the richest zip codes, according to the recent Forbes’ List of America’s Most Expensive communities based on housing prices.

Nov. 19, 2010

 

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SEC. ALBERTO LIM

 

MANILA — The local tourism industry appeared unimpressed with the new Philippine tourism slogan “Pilipinas Kay Ganda,” which the government launched on Monday in a bid to lure more foreign visitors to the country.

Nov. 19, 2010

MANILA — The Bellagio-Lugang Xiaozhen Group, one of China’s biggest restaurant chains, has opened its first international franchise in the Philippines, under the Lugang Café brand.

Nov. 19, 2010

 

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                      PRESIDENT AQUINO

 

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III declared that the government would extend the open skies policy to the international market to attract more investors and tourists, and generate employment in the process.

MANILA — The Bureau of Immigration over the weekend announced that it has recorded a 17-percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first 10 months of the year, despite the issuance of travel advisories from several countries warning their citizens against visiting the Philippines because of alleged terrorist threats.

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