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BI reviewing its departures policy

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is reviewing its policy for departing travelers in response to numerous complaints of indiscriminate offloading of Filipino tourists in airports.

Manila, Philippines – President Benigno S. Aquino III paid tribute to the Manila Hotel last Thursday for its rich history and legacy of hospitality and pledged to work with stakeholders in promoting tourism growth in the country. The President lauded the historic landmark Manila Hotel, the first five-star hotel in the country, “for providing friendly […]

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Manila, Philippines – US Ambassador Harry Thomas was merely dramatizing the serious situation of human trafficking in the Philippines when he stated that about 40 percent of foreign tourists come to the country for sex, said Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Albert del Rosario. Thomas, likewise, indicated that Philippine authorities should also focus on […]

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