Tourists enjoy lunch aboard a floating restaurant heading down the Loboc River in Bohol, the Philippines, in April 2012.  (Photo by Joe Jackson)

CEBU CITY — Kawasan Falls, one of Cebu’s popular tourist destinations in the mountains of Barangay Matutinao in Badian town, will be temporarily closed to give way for the rehabilitation of its surroundings.

Students perform during a “Pasinaya” festival in Manila on Feb. 26. Pasinaya is one of the largest multi-arts festival in the country involving almost 5,000 artists and 300 shows in a single day, according to local media.  (Reuters/Romeo Ranoco)


Tarsiers are big-eyed but lack many adaptations to see at night. They may use their ears to hunt for insects.

Wittingly or unwittingly, President Benigno Aquino III spokesman Edwin Lacierda lied when he said earlier in Manila that the new Philippine tourism slogan “It’s more fun in the Philippines” was not a plagiarism or merely copied from its original creator.

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