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  1. 'Live like a millionaire' in the Philippines

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... For resort property, she says, Cebu and Boracay islands offer the best returns within the most stable environment. 'The archipelago of Palawan is also tipped to become a new playground ... offers'. Blue Coral is a beachfront resort and spa on Mactan Island- 15 minutes from Cebu International airport, with flights daily from Hong Kong. Boutique hotel suites are priced from US$85,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709462/live-millionaire-philippines
  2. Exploring history

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... Alan Robles, Manila Today is the 485th anniversary of something every Filipino schoolchild learns: the battle in which Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed by chief Lapu-lapu, on Mactan Island. The story provokes strange attitudes. Some claim it was the first organised resistance of Filipinos against foreign invaders. This overlooks the fact that, in 1521, the word ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/546468/exploring-history
  3. Sun, sea but no sex, please, on Boracay

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... or even a hotel room, under laws proposed to curb 'indecent acts' on the Philippines' most renowned party island. Malay town council is considering an ordinance after a television ... sea craft and other places where intercourse would be seen by the public'. More than half a million foreign and local tourists a year flock to the island. Europeans and Chinese, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/735925/sun-sea-no-sex-please-boracay
  4. Booming Cebu aims to be an economic powerhouse

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Cebu Somewhere in the Pacific is an island called Cebu. It sells itself as a hub for transnational trade, transportat, information technology, call centres and tourism. ... with trade links to China, Japan and Arabia long before Portuguese circumnavigator Ferdinand Magellan dropped anchor on the island on April 1, 1521. The province produced the first Filipino hero, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492797/booming-cebu-aims-be-economic-powerhouse
  5. A silver lining

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... the blue above the yellow coral is a flurry of small-fish life. But that's not the main attraction. This strait, which runs between the islands of Negros to the west and Cebu to the east, ... 'metallic' school. It breaks this way and that, flowing up and down, groups dissolving one moment and re-shaping the next. The heart of the action is Pescador Island, an uninhabited rock outcrop just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728713/silver-lining
  6. Love in the air as Chinese Valentine's Day is celebrated by a hotel bridal fair with flair

    Posted Aug 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen There was lots of talk about nuptials in the Island Shangri-La's grand ballroom on Chinese Valentine's Day- talk of dresses, drinks and the perfect hairdo. A number of socialites, engaged and already married, showed up at the hotel's Signature Weddings Bridal Fair on Saturday, including newly engaged Candice Chan Sze-wai and Leonard Chao, and Brandon and Jenny ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975783/love-air-chinese-valentines-day-celebrated-hotel-bridal-fair-flair
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri threatens cities on Japan's central islands

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Typhoon threatens Japan's major cities A strong typhoon swerved towards Japan's heavily populated central islands yesterday after it slammed through Okinawa, dumping heavy rain, knocking out power and injuring at least 30 people. Typhoon Neoguri left toppled trees, flooded cars and bent railings on the island chain, which experienced its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550623/typhoon-neoguri-threatens-cities-japans-central-islands
  8. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Some of the world’s oldest erotic graffiti found on remote Greek island

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:38pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Athens Racy inscriptions on remote Astypalaia feature some of the world's earliest phallic symbols Ancient erotic graffiti found on Greek island Wild, windswept, rocky ... didn't think so when he began fieldwork on the Aegean island four years ago- until he chanced upon a couple of racy inscriptions and large phalluses carved into Astypalaia's rocky peninsula ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549111/some-worlds-oldest-erotic-graffiti-found-remote-greek-island
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Walking on water: island hopping the Seto Inland Sea

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... The Seto Inland Sea National Park, which celebrates its 80th anniversary this year, offers an island-hopping experience like no other, writes Steve John Powell. Pictures by Angeles Marin ... is called Bella Vista; it lies tucked into the hills outside the historic town of Onomichi, commanding sublime views of the sea's misty islands. What's more, the onsen is open ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1544814/walking-water
  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    N Korean leader Kim Jong-un directs island assault drill, state media reports

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 02:49pm by AFP

    ... Jinping's recent visit to Seoul Kim holds island-assault drill in warning to South North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned the South would "regret bitterly" any incursion of their disputed sea border as he directed a large-scale mock assault on an island, state media reported yesterday. The joint landing drill involving the army, navy and air force followed a series of missile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547343/n-korean-leader-kim-jong-un-directs-island-assault-drill-state-media

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