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Seoul: Trains, fast cell service, palaces and food

SEOUL, South Korea—South Korea’s hyperefficient capital doesn’t immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations. But this megacity offers much to tempt travelers beyond a layover from the ultramodern international airport in nearby Incheon.

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South Cotabato govt pushes devt of new tourism circuit

GENERAL SANTOS CITY—The provincial government of South Cotabato has allocated an initial P2 million for the development a new tourism cluster or circuit in the area, it was learned recently.

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The Manila Hotel’s Cowrie Grill: New setting, same top standards

TO a certain generation of Filipinos—and, perhaps, expatriates of a certain age—the mere mention of Cowrie Grill, one of The Manila Hotel’s four reputable restaurants, does not only prompt lovely memories of appetizing soups and salads, tender and well-seasoned steaks, rich desserts and nourishing beverages being served by smartly dressed waiters. It also evokes a Manila that is cleaner, gentler, quieter and more respectful than the Manila of today.

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Iloilo City’s Calle Real declared as the Visayas’s newest heritage zone

ILOILO CITY—The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) has officially declared Iloilo City’s central business district (CBD), also known as Calle Real, as a heritage zone and historical landmark, it was learned last weekend.

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