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Duterte calls for unified sub-regional agreements

By Irma Isip September 08, 2016 The Philippines is pushing for full integration of sub-regional agreements within Asean particularly the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) to maximize the opportunities presented by existing and future free trade agreements (FTAs). Speaking at the 13th Asean Business and Investment Summit in Vientiane on Tuesday, President Duterte reported [...]

ARMM tourism roadmap in place

BY PIA ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2016 COTABATO CITY: The Department of Tourism in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DOT-ARMM) vows to further enhance efforts in the promotion of tourism industry in the region. Newly-installed Regional Secretary Bai Ayesha Vaneesa Hajar Dilangalen said her office has presented to the ARMM government its Tourism Roadmap for [...]


The Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), hosted the Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX) 2016, the country’s largest and most important annual travel trade event. There are 220 international buyers, 40 countries, 220 local sellers, 145 companies doing business-to-business sessions on tourism, travel and trade opportunities and post tour events from September [...]

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