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Manila (Philippines)

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  • Philippines agrees to large-scale return of U.S. military forces

    The U.S. and Philippine governments have worked out a new defense cooperation agreement that opens the way for the first large-scale return of American military forces to the island nation since their eviction at the end of the Cold War, according to...
  • Vietnam mobs torch foreign factories in anti-China protests

    Vietnam mobs torch foreign factories in anti-China protests
    Thousands of anti-China protesters ransacked, looted and set fire to foreign-run factories in southern Vietnam on Tuesday and Wednesday in a wave of violence sparked by a dispute over China’s placement of an oil rig in waters claimed by both...
  • Philippines Hopes to Lure Filmmakers with Production Incentives

    The Philippines may be the next country to offer production incentives to runaway productions. Philippines Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara is promoting the Fostering Investment through Local and International Movies (Film) Act, which would boost local film...
  • In the Philippines, basketball is the nation’s pastime

     
    In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino...
  • U.S., Philippines accord to allow greater American military presence

    U.S., Philippines accord to allow greater American military presence
    The U.S. and Philippine governments have worked out a new defense cooperation agreement that opens the way for the first large-scale return of American military forces to the island nation since their eviction in the early 1990s, according to the White...
  • Paladin, Accretion Films to Release Kathleen Quinlan Thriller 'After'

    Paladin, in partnership with Accretion Films, will distribute psychological thriller "After" on August 8. The film will be simultaneously unveiled on digital platforms and on DVD through Virgil Films, who acquired all North American digital and home...
  • Garcetti tries to keep L.A. in the late-night talk show game

    Whether Mayor Eric Garcetti’s open letter urging CBS to move “The Late Show” to Los Angeles was a political stunt or a savvy business move — or both — he’s clearly making runaway production a key issue, even if he can&...
  • Udine's Far East Fest To Open With Pang Ho-cheung's 'Aberdeen'

    ROME - Hong Kong hitmaker Pang Ho-cheung's slice-of-life dramedy "Aberdeen" will open the 16th Far East Festival in Udine, Italy, Europe's biggest showcase of genre and mainstream Asian cinema, where nineteen European bows and sixteen international preems...
  • Makati City, in the Philippines, deemed selfie capital of the world

    Where are the most selfie-obsessed places on the planet? Makati City outside Manila in the Philippines has been dubbed the selfie capital of the world by Time magazine, which also ranked the Disney dominated Anaheim-Santa Ana area as fourth. Sorry,...
  • Daniel Burnham: The man with a plan

    Daniel Burnham: The man with a plan
    Many men and women helped raise Chicago out of the ashes of the Great Fire of 1871 and transform it into the major city it would become in the 20th century, people such as Marshall Field, Charles Wacker, Aaron Montgomery Ward, Potter Palmer, Jane Addams...
  • Scams that play on the good will of religious people are particularly insidious

    Q: I'm writing this with tears in my eyes. My family and I came to Manila in the Philippines for a short vacation. Unfortunately, we got mugged in the park of the hotel where we stayed. All our cash, credit cards and cell phones were stolen, but luckily...