Philippines

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    Philippines, Thailand Eye Stronger Defense, Economic Ties

    The leaders of the Philippines and Thailand have vowed to strengthen their defense and economic cooperation...
  • Philippines shopping for arms to beef up maritime security

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino has approved the purchase of 44 billion pesos ($932.74 million) worth of military equipment to help boost maritime security capability as tensions simmer in the South China Sea, a senior defence official said on Saturday. Philippines shopping for arms to beef up maritime security Defence...
  • Maritime dispute the elephant among talking points in APEC

    Maritime dispute the elephant among talking points in APEC THERE WILL be no talks between the Philippines and China over their maritime dispute, but the United States said it will take up that matter with the Philippines on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. And while...
  • Blooming in the Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa

    When Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa opened in 2009, Ester Marcaida recalls, “We were not yet known in the Boracay market.” At that time, Marcaida was the resident manager. Making a triumphant return after leading Shangri-La’s properties abroad, Marcaida was named Shangri-La Boracay’s general manager earlier this year –...
  • The Heart of the Dispute over the West PH Sea

    Can a country claim “historic rights” over an area far away from its boundary and already within the maritime zone of another country? This was the central point of Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario’s speech before the United Nations (UN) arbitral tribunal hearing the case of the maritime...
  • Anya Resort & Residences Makes Personalized Service Truly Personal

    How personalized can hotel service become? Anya Resort & Residences, a Tagaytay luxury residential resort developed by Roxaco Land Corporation, plans to escalate the current expectations from high-end travel accommodations. Translated as “boundless” from Sanskrit, Anya has designed a concierge service that not only knows the demands of the...