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Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific 2010

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VICENTE ROMANO II

 

MANILA — Tourism Undersecretary Vicente Romano II, the official behind the much-criticized “Pilipinas kay Ganda” promotion program of the Department of Tourism (DOT), resigned last Tuesday in an effort to put an end to the controversy.

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By now, even the tobacco companies agree: Smoking is bad for your health very bad. Cigarettes are the most hazardous, but cigars, pipes and smokeless tobacco also contribute to tobacco’s terrible toll. And second-hand smoke is an important cause of death and disability in people who never light up.

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Cheers to the Tinana family. From left, Ramon, Nimfa, Kristina and Christopher.

 

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“The worst moment for the atheist is when he is really thankful and has nobody to thank.”

— Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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A wonderful Thanksgiving Day to one and all!

Nov. 19, 2010

 

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


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“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.

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