By Carmel Loise Matus
“This way to the fault line.” Wooden signs that carry this message have risen in Inabanga town in Bohol to lead tourists to the fissure in the earth that released the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that brought this province to its knees nearly two weeks ago.
By DJ Yap
In another dose of bad news for wildlife conservationists, a tarsier was found in Metro Manila and died a few days later despite efforts to feed it and simulate its natural habitat at an animal rescue center, an environment official announced on Friday.
By Matikas Santos
Growing popularity and association with a top tourist destination in the country drive people to take them away from their natural habitat and make them their pets, the Philippine Tarsier Foundation Inc. (PTFI),said Friday after the death of a second tarsier rescued in Quezon City.
By Cris Evert B. Lato
She was known as the “Keeper of the Sinulog Beat” who hit the drums, sang Latin songs and led children and young adults in dancing to the traditional Sinulog steps come the third week of January.
The tourist town of Sagada in Mt. Province has asked Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson to stop the bidding for a tourism road project that was supposed to shorten travel to its most visited caves.
The Philippines has a number of caves that attract tourists from all over the world. The Puerto Princesa Underground River or St. Paul Subterranean River in Palawan is a navigable underground river that winds through a cave.
By Gerald Gene R. Querubin
A sleepy island of fishing families in Santa Cruz town in Marinduque has awakened to become one of the tourism gems in the province.
By Katherine Evangelista
, Redempto D. Anda
Police investigators are looking at political motives behind the blast that occurred Thursday afternoon almost simultaneously at two of Palawan’s prime tourist destinations located on opposite ends of the province and reportedly injured three persons.
By Redempto D. Anda
A minor blast occurred near a parking lot where vans ferry tourists to the Puerto Princesa Underground River, but no injuries or damage were reported.
By Tarra Quismundo
Netizens did have fun either defending or (nit)picking apart the country’s newest tourism slogan, “It’s more fun in the Philippines.” Filipino humor quickly found a new target and went viral over the catchphrase, giving it different spins which may or may not help the cause of Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr.