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5 killed in Honduras plane crash, no survivors

May 19, 2019 - 11:47 AM

4 Canadian tourists and their American pilot all perished while on their way to Trujillo City

RECOVERY EFFORTS. Honduran firefighters at the site of an accident where a light plane crashed into the sea at the Isla Bonita Area, in Roatan, Honduras on May 18, 2019. Photo by HO/Honduran Firefighters/AFP

2 dead, 32 injured in Cotabato City New Year's Eve blast | Evening wRap

Dec 31, 2018 - 8:57 PM

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Cove Manila cancels controversial balloon drop

Dec 30, 2018 - 8:49 PM

Cove Manila drops the record-breaking balloon event upon urging from the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, but maintains the event does not intend to harm the environment in any way

BALLOON DROP. Nightclub Cove Manila announced it was set to attempt a 'record-breaking' balloon drop with 130,000 balloons.

DENR urges Cove Manila to cancel balloon drop event

Dec 30, 2018 - 6:27 PM

The environment department's Biodiversity Management Bureau says that even biodegradable balloons contribute to waste and may be harmful to wildlife if ingested

Cove Manila balloon drop to set 'record-breaking wastefulness,' says watchdog

Dec 30, 2018 - 3:17 PM

EcoWaste Coalition urges the nightclub to cancel its attempt to set a world record on New Year's Eve

BALLOON DROP. Nightclub Cove Manila announced it was set to attempt a 'record-breaking' balloon drop with 130,000 balloons.

Netizens rage over Cove Manila's balloon drop world record attempt

Dec 29, 2018 - 7:22 PM

According to the Guinness World Records website, record managers no longer monitor attempts which are detrimental to the environment

Intel announces Sunny Cove CPU architecture for 2019

Dec 13, 2018 - 4:53 PM

The Sunny Cove architecture 'is designed to increase performance per clock and power efficiency for general purpose computing tasks, and includes new features to accelerate special purpose computing tasks like AI and cryptography'

INTEL ARCHITECTURE DAY. People attending Intel Architecture Day on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, experience demos showing Intel’s latest technology and architecture innovations. Photo by Intel Corporation

NBI files complaint vs resorts, local execs in Boracay mess

Jul 19, 2018 - 6:45 PM

Business owners are accused of breaking environmental rules

Ilocos Region ready to be alternative to Boracay

May 04, 2018 - 10:43 AM

More tourists are expected to come to Ilocos Sur and Norte because of the 'resting' of Boracay

Ilocos as alternative to Boracay. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

5 overnight beach trips for P2,000 or less

Apr 15, 2018 - 3:15 PM

Beautiful beaches accessible to Metro Manila – some as close as 3 hours away

BEAUTIFUL, ACCESSIBLE BEACHES. While there are many bucket-list worthy beaches around the Philippines that would require a plane ride, there are some quite near Manila which are worth a visit too. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang unless otherwise specified.

4 local anthologies you should be reading right now

Jan 17, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Time to upgrade your library with these reads by Filipino writers

Nelly coming to Manila

Jan 09, 2018 - 8:21 PM

(UPDATED) The 'Dilemma' singer postpones his Manila show

A newfound sense of wonder

Aug 01, 2017 - 12:48 PM

What to see do and try at Resorts World Sentosa Singapore this month

Ayala Land launches 200-hectare Evo City in Cavite

May 11, 2017 - 5:49 PM

The 200 hectare mixed use estate of Ayala Land is being positioned as a new central business district in the south

Bodies of Cessna plane crash victims found in Ilocos Sur

Oct 22, 2016 - 10:55 AM

UPDATED Pilot instructor John Kaizan Estabillo and his student Paula Robles are confirmed dead following the plane crash in Santiago Cove

'Coworking' grows amid search for new office lifestyle

Feb 14, 2016 - 6:40 PM

More and more people are sharing office space with others who work in different fields

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ISABELLE TOURNE People work on July 31, 2014 at "La Ruche", a unusual coworking space in the heart of Paris, where young social entrepreneurs come to break their solitude and seek advice from peers, taking advantage of a collaborative work to complete their individual projects. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE ANDRIEU / AFP / PIERRE ANDRIEU

Soul-searching trip to Nagsasa Cove, beauty from disaster

Jan 24, 2016 - 6:41 PM

Nagsasa shows that there can be something beautiful after a disaster – new beginnings new hopes and new reasons to fall in love again

 All photos provided by Chrisley Ann Hinayas

Pro-whaling Japanese demonstrate against conservationists

Oct 31, 2015 - 4:34 PM

Participants carry a banner which read: Let s protect Japanese food culture from Western hypocritical values Japanese should not give in to Sea Shepherd

NO MORE WHALING. The UN's top court on March 31, 2014 ordered Japan to end its annual Antarctic whale hunt, saying in a landmark ruling that the program was a commercial activity disguised as science. File photo by Sea Shepherd Australia Ltd./Glenn Lockitch/AFP

INFOGRAPHIC: Things to do in Morong, Bataan

Aug 10, 2015 - 11:35 AM

The go to exclusive family destination north of Manila

Breathtaking Nagsasa Cove, beauty from destruction

Jun 28, 2015 - 4:57 PM

Over 20 years ago Mt Pinatubo spewed out dark clouds of ash that fell on Nagsasa Cove Today Nagsasa s shoreline is a beautiful beach now a popular tourist attraction particularly for campers

THE BEST VIEW. Wake up and trek early in the morning to get a sweeping view of Nagsasa

Bringing out the talent in your child

May 05, 2015 - 12:02 PM

Here are some tips on how to nurture the talent that resides in every child

Dolphin slaughter season starts in Japan

Sep 16, 2014 - 5:01 PM

The annual dolphin cull in southern Japan commences despite repeatedly condemned by animal rights groups

An image posted by advocacy group Sea Shepherd on their official Facebook page shows a pod of dolphins reportedly killed as part of the start of the dolphin cull season in Taiji, Japan, 16 September 2014. Image courtesy Sea Shepherd

4 reasons to get a vacation home

Aug 22, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Wouldn t it just be perfect to easily escape the hustle and bustle of the city and head to your own private getaway

UNWIND. Sit back with your favorite drink in hand and just take it all in.

VIDEO: For the love of pawikans

Jul 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM

This is a story of the pawikans of Morong Bataan and of former poachers who now protect them

Head to 'Borawan' and these 5 unspoiled PH beaches

Mar 29, 2014 - 5:03 PM

Don t have time to book a flight? Consider camping at one of these beautiful beaches that are only a few hours away from Manila

Virtual tour: Your home away from home

Mar 08, 2014 - 9:30 AM

Get a glimpse of where you could spend your quick getaway

VIDEO: A quick getaway in paradise

Feb 28, 2014 - 11:45 AM

Anvaya Cove is your quick weekend getaway where families reconnect and create precious memories

6 simple ways to have the best weekend

Feb 14, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Spend your weekend out of the house and make them more exciting with these tips

#FoodTrip: Anvaya Cove

Jan 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM

My only regret? I couldn t finish all the food even if I wanted to

PAWIKANS. Notice their salt and pepper shakers shaped like sea turtles.

A golfer's haven

Dec 14, 2013 - 9:15 AM

Anvaya Cove recently launched their Golf and Sports Club last Saturday December 7

Top 10 golf courses on my bucketlist

Dec 01, 2013 - 9:01 AM

Top 10 dream courses of avid golfer Will Hsu

Discovery World halves IPO size

Oct 21, 2013 - 3:01 PM

The Discovery Shores Boracay developer says it is reducing IPO size due to changes in expansion plans

TRIMMED DOWN. Luxury resort developer Discovery World cuts its IPO by almost half. Photo by AFP

Wind, water, freedom: Sailing 101

Mar 14, 2013 - 7:36 AM

We give you the low down on the growing sport of sailing

FOR EVERYONE. Sailing is a 'lifetime sport' that is not restricted to a certain age bracket or even fitness level. All photos by Peter Imbong

Pico de Loro: A piece of unspoiled paradise

Feb 18, 2013 - 4:47 PM

This special travel video reveals a gorgeous Batangas resort nestled between mountains and beaches

REST, RECREATION, NATURE. Pico de Loro in Nasugbu, Batangas can be your home, or just your home away from home. It's your choice.

Pico de Loro: Where ‘eco’ and ‘tourism’ meet

Dec 23, 2012 - 1:27 PM

Pico de Loro exemplifies environmental responsibility and sustainability setting the benchmark for hotels and eco tourism

TRUE BLUE. Hamilo Coast is not just about sustainability, energy conservation, alternative energy sources and proper waste management: it is also about making sure the water around it is 'alive' and clean. Photos by Laszlo Lim

MoodMeter = Inspired to fight for the dolphins

Nov 09, 2012 - 2:37 AM

Prompted by her school s plan to go on a field trip to an open water marine park 13 year old Christel Lejano speaks up for the dolphins


Activist in Oscar-winning docu urges ban on dolphin import

Sep 24, 2012 - 2:27 PM

Activist Ric O Barry wants consumers to stop buying tickets at ocean themed parks where dolphins are held in captivity

Dolphin activists Ric O'Barry

Amazing Anawangin

Apr 21, 2012 - 12:34 PM

A concerned traveler writes about the beauty of Anawangin and the danger it faces

BREATHTAKING BEAUTY. Anawangin's beauty is for us to enjoy, not destroy. Photo by Maria Socorro Melic.

Go Gumasa!

Apr 04, 2012 - 3:54 PM

Pack those bags and fly farther south for a summer retreat