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News Philippines » Tourism: It's official: World's top 3 best islands are in Philippines

News channel or source: http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/philippines/it-s-official-world-s-top-3-best-islands-are-in-philippines-1.2177580
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Commenting on the latest accolades, Wanda Tulfo-Teo, secretary of the Philippines’ Department of Tourism, said the top three islands don’t just have “jaw-dropping beaches,” they also offer amazing activities, including cultural heritage sites and ...

News Philippines » Tourism: Venice man regularly visited the Philippines as child sex tourist, sentenced to 330 years in federal prison

News channel or source: http://www.mysuncoast.com/news/venice-man-regularly-visited-the-philippines-as-child-sex-tourist/article_fc75a182-18bc-11e8-b31c-c7ed11ea9b6c.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

VENICE, FL (WWSB) - According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, David Paul Lynch, 56, is sentenced to 330 years in federal prison, for traveling with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct and for possessing, receiving, and producing child pornography.

News Philippines » Tourism: What happened to PHL medical tourism?

News channel or source: https://businessmirror.com.ph/what-happened-to-phl-medical-tourism/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

On January 13, 2006, the headline read, “Philippines launches medical-tourism campaign”. The article quoted then as now, Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III, saying: “Government agencies and private clinics and hospitals will strive to make the ...

News Philippines » Tourism: Philippines resorts given two months to clean up 'cesspool' island

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/philippines-resorts-given-two-months-clean-cesspool-island-104319640.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Boracay, 308 kilometres (190 miles) south of Manila, is one of the Philippines' top tourist destinations, attracting some two million visitors each year. It has some 500 tourism-related businesses, although most of the island's supplies have to be shipped ...

News Philippines » Tourism: Tourist arrivals to Philippines up 11 pct in 2017

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/20/c_136987277.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

MANILA, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Tourism is booming in the Philippines with 6.62 million tourists visited the Philippines in 2017, an 11 percent growth from last year, Philippine presidential spokesman Harry Roque said on Tuesday. "Indeed, it's more fun in the ...

News Philippines » Tourism: DOT targets over 1-M Chinese tourist arrival this year

News channel or source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/dot-targets-over-1-m-170447501.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

MANILA, Philippines —The Department of Tourism (DOT) is aiming to achieve its 1.5 million target of Chinese tourist arrivals this year. Last year, there were around 960,000 Chinese nationals who visited the country, surpassing the number of American ...

News Philippines » Tourism: Tampa judge sentences man to 330 years after repeat trips to the Philippines to have sex with children and make child porn

News channel or source: http://www.tbo.com/news/publicsafety/crime/Tampa-judge-sentences-man-to-330-years-after-repeat-trips-to-the-Philippines-to-have-sex-with-children-and-make-child-porn_165771083
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

In October, a federal jury found David Paul Lynch, 56, guilty on charges stemming from multiple trips to the Philippines between 2005 and 2016 where he engaged in "child sex tourism," according to a release from the Department of Justice. Lynch planned his ...

News Philippines » Tourism: Duterte slams top Philippine tourist island as 'cesspool'

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/duterte-slams-top-philippine-tourist-island-cesspool-001310547.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The Philippines' famous white-sand island destination Boracay is drowning in faeces and may need to be shut down to protect the health of millions of visitors, President Rodrigo Duterte has warned. The fiery leader gave his brutal assessment of the country ...

News Philippines » Tourism: Philippines to play host to FIA Sport Conference in June

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-ph/news/other/philippines-to-play-host-to-fia-sport-conference-in-june/ar-BBJpTX4
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Federation Internationale de l’Automobile, Automobile Association of the Philippines and Department of Tourism officials during the formal announcement of the staging of the FIA Sport Conference in the country from June 4 to 6. -- AAP WEB SITE MOTOR ...