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Taiwan extends visa-free entry for Filipinos until July 31, 2021

July 24, 2020

Taiwan is extending its visa-free entry policy for Filipinos until July 31, 2021, its representative office in Manila said Thursday. But leisure travel to Taiwan is still subject to review amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office


AirAsia Philippines says ticket sales up 30% in June

July 17, 2020

AirAsia Philippines said Friday ticket sales rose by 30 percent  as commercial flights gradually resumed in June. AirAsia Philippines’ June performance contributed to AirAsia Group’s recent record 41,000 seats sold in a single-day after the lockdown due to the coronavirus


Baguio City not opening yet to tourists

July 10, 2020

BAGUIO CITY-  Baguio City remains closed to tourists said  Mayor Benjamin Magalong  amid reports that some tour agencies are accepting reservations despite quarantine restrictions.  ‘(The city) remains closed to tourists and leisure activities while the coronavirus 2019 still hovers and while


Japan E-Sports Video Game on Covid-19

July 8, 2020

Osaka-A hotel employee wearing a face mask plays video games as a demonstration at E-Zone hotel in Osaka, Japan, 08 July 2020. Japan’s first E-sports-themed hotel opened in Osaka with a limited number of guests after a 3-month delay due


Bars in Shinjuku’s Golden Gai Close Doors due to Coronavirus

July 4, 2020

Tokyo-Many bars have closed their doors due to the impact of the corona-virus outbreak in the Golden Gai nightlife area in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district, Japan, Tuesday, 07 April 2020. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who declared a state of emergency


Official ban of phones while walking

July 2, 2020

Kanagawa prefecture-People hired by the local city hall hold banners to inform others about a ban on using mobile phones while walking, at a train station in Yamato, Kanagawa prefecture on Wednesday, 1 July 2020. The suburban city of Yamato


Ainu Culture Promotion Center to Open on July 12

June 19, 2020

Tokyo- Japanese tourism minister Kazuyoshi Akaba said Friday that “Upopoy,” a new national center featuring the culture of the Ainu indigenous people, will open on July 12. The launch of the center in the town of Shiraoi in the northernmost


Green group urges Duterte to stop road project at Romblon park

June 17, 2020

A environmental group Tuesday urged President Rodrigo Duterte to stop a P95 million road  construction project at the Guiting-Guiting Natural Park in Sibuyan Island, Romblon. Rodne Galicha, chairman of the Bayay Sibuyanon Inc., said Duterte should stop to stop the