The Intramuros Administration is seen to better preserve heritage sites within Manila’s walled city as it completes its conservation management plan.
Source: Intramuros conservation management plan completed | Philstar.com
Tubbataha Reefs National Park’s very own “Mama Ranger” Angelique Songco will be honored as a new member of the Women Divers Hall of Fame in 2020. Angelique Songco will be one of the six new members to be inducted into the honor society whose member contributions span a wide variety of fields including in the…
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As fog creeps up the contours of the mountainside at daybreak, Miguel Tumucal fixes his gaze on the stair-shaped edges of the vast farmland.
Source: On the edge: Saving Ifugao rice terraces | Inquirer News
The Philippines is not on many travelers radar but that seems to be changing. It is a logical destination for people looking for something unique.
Source: 5 Unique Things to Do and to See in the Philippines – Rus Tourism News
Christmas is the most awaited season in the Philippines with the Catholic faithful joyfully recalling the birth of Jesus Christ through religious and historical traditions. The church is usually at the center of the Christmas festivities with Filipino Catholics filling these spaces to the brim to take part in solemn celebrations.
Source: Church marvels for dawn Mass | Inquirer Business
Rice terraces in critical state – FAO
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Say Palawan, and one automatically thinks The Last Frontier—where Nature begins and never ends.
Source: Puerto Princesa —from exile’s hellhole to tourist paradise | Inquirer Lifestyle
Thanks to a partnership with the United Nations organization, Seabourn sailings feature shore excursions to more than 170 World Heritage locations worldwide.
Source: This Cruise Line Offers Unique Access to UNESCO Sites
The site manager of Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park in Palawan has been awarded an environment prize.
Source: Tubbataha Park superintendent receives biodiversity award | Philstar.com
Vigan, a UNESCO World Heritage City, has been recognized by Atlanta-based media company CNN as one of the “most beautiful towns” in Asia.
Source: Vigan is One of Asia’s “Most Beautiful Towns,” according to CNN – Out of Town Blog
Tropical nights, curious mountain silhouettes, sprawling rice paddies and pungent cuisine. And some snow-topped mountains as well. The Thaiger has selected the Top Ten of these camera-worthy towns. Southern Asia is a concoction of the ancient, very modern, traditional and enigmatic. Amongst the islands, megacities and spectacular scenery there are also some very pretty towns…
Source: Top 10 prettiest towns in Asia | The Thaiger
The construction of a bridge near Intramuros is a source of concern as it potentially affects San Agustin Church and subsequently three other churches which are jointly listed as World Heritage sites.
Source: Unesco tells Philippines to protect Baroque churches from China-funded bridge | SEAArch – Southeast Asian Archaeology
Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar has admitted that the construction of the controversial Binondo-Intramuros Bridge is ongoing, but Unesco National Commission of the Philippines (Unacom) has allayed fears of the possible delisting of the Baroque Churches of the Philippines from the World Heritage List.
Source: Unesco tells Philippines to protect Baroque churches from China-funded bridge | Inquirer Lifestyle