All posts tagged: Philippines

The Mount Apo Boulder Face Challenge 2016

Mount Apo, Philippines’ tallest and most majestic stratovolcano, stands proudly at an elevation of 2,954m above sea level. Regarded as the Grandfather of Philippine Mountains (in etymology, although apo means grandchild, it is also a term used in respect for old people), the view at the peak overlooking Davao region is simply breathtaking.

Davao welcomed 2016 in 3rd Torotot Festival

It has been more than a decade since Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte implemented this ordinance.

Since then, the Smart-led Torotot Festival has become a way for the city to show the entire country that being safe doesn’t mean a boring New Year celebration.

Davao-Singapore inaugural flight of Cebu Pacific opens

The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) sent off its inaugural flight from Davao to Singapore today. This marks the beginning of the airline’s twice weekly service to its first international destination from Davao.

Davao’s delicious durian featured in Silkwinds magazine

“”DAVAO is not called the ‘Fruit Basket of the Philippines’ for nothing. Top of the heap — the rich, pungent King of Fruits, which is practically the city’s favorite fruit.” Silkwinds Magazine Story by Joyce Ong Y.T. and photos by Rhonson Ng and Jojie Alcantara

Philippine Airlines Cancels More Flights Due To APEC Meet

Philippine Airlines has cancelled additional flights in view of the latest information on the movements of world leaders and economic ministers attending the forthcoming APEC Summit in Manila. The additional flight cancellations, which cover the period November 15 – 21, total 358 (78 international and 280 domestic flights).

Samal: Tripping with Tridacna

Four species of giant clams were transplanted in the 14-hectare Marine Reserve in Barangay Adecor, Kaputian District of Samal Island, one among the program’s successful sites. The site is a marine protected area recovering from illegal and overfishing practices. The DNSC Marine Reserve Park has now become part of the tourism package of Visit Samal Tours.