Category Archives: Tourism

Tourism is a major contributor to the economy of the Philippines, contributing 5.9% to the Philippine GDP in 2011.
The Philippines is an archipelagic country composed of 7,107 islands. It offers a rich biodiversity with its tropical rainforests, mountains, beaches, coral reefs, islands, and diverse range of flora and fauna, making it as one of the megadiverse countries in the world.
In 2012, the country attracted 4,272,811 visitors.

“LAS ISLAS BONITA’S DE FILIPINAS”: OUR TOURISM PARADISE ISLANDS

The Tourism Industry in the Philippines, is going on a fast growth gallop in this year of the Horse. Even if we still need to tackle major problems, setbacks, issues and concerns, yet I am confident that the Tourism Industry … Continue reading

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Liberalizing the Practice of Foreign Professionals in the Philippines: Less Opportunities, More Threats?

In my blog last August 29, 2013, I wrote my reservations about the ASEAN integration and allowing foreign professionals to practice their trade in the Philippines. One of the reasons why “I beg to disagree” was my bad experiences in … Continue reading

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The Mighty U.S. Dollar @ War vs. Emerging Markets

Financial Times, Robin Wigglesworth, reported the “Economist fear that a strengthening US currency spells calamity once again for emerging Markets.” It was after the 2008 US- Western Financial crisis and ” Melt Down” in Nations like, Greece , Spain, Portugal … Continue reading

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