Goa (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Goa (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 13.7
Longitude: 123.489998
population: 20,936
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

‘Skilled labour force will attract better investments, tourists to Goa’

Panaji: While the Goa government has conducted study tours for its ministers and government officials at the cost of crores of rupees to the state exchequer in the past, an opportunity to train 25,000 Goans working in the tourism sector on par with world-standards ... [Published Times of India - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Diwali adds crackle to travel

AHMEDABAD: With a weeklong break at disposal, the are up by 20%-40% compared to the previous year as Amdavadis are heading to newer destinations in India as well as in foreign locations."There is a rush for the last-minute bookings but there are no seats ... [Published Times of India - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Canonization of Fr Joseph Vaz All Roads Lead To Sri Lanka

No sooner the word spread that  Pope Francis’ Apostolic trip to Sri  Lanka would result in the canonization  of Goan priest and missionaryBlessed Joseph Vaz, scores of Goans have  decided to witness the historic event  firsthand. They wasted no time in ... [Published Goa Herald - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

E-visa Facility to Open at Nine Airports This Month

New Delhi: In a move to boost tourism, nine airports equipped with e-visa facilities will become operational this month. Nationals of 13 countries including the U.S. and South Korea would be eligible for the e-visas.In order to boost tourism, the facility ... [Published India-West - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

IN 18 CAMARINES SUR TOWNS: Automated weather station gadgets rolled out

By Juan Escandor Jr.NAGA CITY—A foundation aiming to complement the government’s disaster mitigation initiatives has rolled out the distribution of and orientation meeting on the automated weather station (AWS) gadgets in 18 municipalities of the 35-town, ... [Published Bicol Mail - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

AirAsia has tougher battle on home turf

AirAsia’s rival airlines in India have kept themselves super-busy in the past few months - by moving court against the former’s launch, adding flights on the routes where AirAsia is operating, and engaging in a price war.On his part, AirAsia group chief ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Ten taxi apps that can be used across Asia

ContentThere are plenty of superb taxi booking apps all across Asia, though there inevitably isn’t one to rule the entire diverse continent. That’s where this list comes in. Look for your city and you should be able to find the best taxi app for your ... [Published Incept.co - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

The dedicated fundraisers nominated for Pride of Britain awards for raising millions for charity

The winner of the ITV Fundraiser of the year award will be announced at the Pride of Britain Awards 2014Whether it’s rattling a tin in the street, selling raffle tickets or running a marathon, we all know someone who selflessly raises money to help other ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Oman Air plans flights to Goa, Dhaka next year

Muscat  -Oman Air on Sunday announced plans to launch flights to Goa in India and the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka from next year.The announcement was made at a press conference addressed by Paul Gregorowitsch, chief executive officer, Oman Air and Abdulrahaman ... [Published Muscat Daily - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

76 writers to attend literary festival at KA on October 4

Panaji: Seventy six writers from across the globe are expected be part of the first which will be organized on October 4 at the Kala Academy, Panaji."This literary event will host discussions, book launches and other literary events," informed founding ... [Published Times of India - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Move by Bangladesh to LOWER legal age to marry raises international outrage

Lowering age to 16 when will not solve existing problems, critics sayBangladeshhas an ongoing problem with child marriage: two out of three girlsthere marry before they reach adulthood. A proposal to lower the age to16 years of age has prompted a storm ... [Published Catholic Online - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Border springs back to centre stage

New Delhi, Sept. 18: India and China have yanked negotiations over their festering boundary dispute from the outhouse to the front lawn of their diplomatic agenda after 26 years, breaking away from an unspoken agreement their former leaders had struck ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: India, China, Narendra Modi

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Sabnis says that the Singapore government took its decision to go in for the WorldHost programme after two meetings. "For Goa, a faster decision will be a turning point in its future with tourism" he says
"This year we are seeing exotic short haul locales like Abu Dhabi, Oman, Uzbekistan and Philippines getting place in travel list of Amdavadis. Short-haul favourites like Thailand, Dubai and Singapore, which offer easy access of an under 5-hour flight, have witnessed a 25-40% rise in hotel bookings for this weekend" added Phadkar
One Instagram user wrote: "Cute but really.... You're like 8 here... No way in hell my child would dress up as a playboy bunny at that age." Another concurred, saying "That is wrong."
'Goa ForGiving', NGO from Goa, working for slum children, will also partly organize the festival. "The festival will include events like book reading sessions as well as book distribution sessions for slum children from St Inez who are special in their own way. These kids can speak in five different languages. This will be one of the activities of our organization organized specially for the slum children" informed Armando Gonsalves of 'Goa ForGiving'

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‘Skilled labour force will attract better inves... [Published Times of India - Oct 24 2014]
Diwali adds crackle to travel [Published Times of India - Oct 14 2014]
Canonization of Fr Joseph Vaz All Roads Lead To... [Published Goa Herald - Oct 12 2014]
E-visa Facility to Open at Nine Airports This M... [Published India-West - Oct 10 2014]
Nine Indian Airports Launching E-Visa Facilitie... [Published Bernama - Oct 10 2014]
Nine airports to have e-visa facility this month [Published Livemint.com - Oct 09 2014]
IN 18 CAMARINES SUR TOWNS: Automated weather s... [Published Bicol Mail - Oct 09 2014]
Gadgets to help CamSur towns monitor weather [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 09 2014]
AirAsia has tougher battle on home turf [Published Business Standard India - Oct 08 2014]
Ten taxi apps that can be used across Asia [Published Incept.co - Oct 07 2014]
The dedicated fundraisers nominated for Pride o... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 06 2014]
Internet Horrified Over This Photo Of Paris Hil... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Oct 04 2014]
Oman Air plans flights to Goa, Dhaka next year [Published Muscat Daily - Sep 28 2014]
Paris Hilton Dressed As A 'Playboy Bunny' As A ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 26 2014]
76 writers to attend literary festival at KA on... [Published Times of India - Sep 24 2014]
Move by Bangladesh to LOWER legal age to marry ... [Published Catholic Online - Sep 22 2014]
Border springs back to centre stage [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 19 2014]
History in language [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 11 2014]
2 found charred to death inside Camarines Sur m... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 31 2014]
Buddha-Bar Manila presents Cocktail Festival 2014 [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 21 2014]
Naga City vulnerable to calamities, WWF study s... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Feb 05 2014]
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