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August 9, 2016

71 Years Later: A New Nagasaki

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By JOSE PAOLO S. DELA CRUZ Seventy-one years ago on this very day, Nagasaki experienced half of what would soon become one of the most horrific bombing incidents in history, when it fell victim to a nuclear bomb blast during World War II (the other being the city of Hiroshima). Unlike Hiroshima, Nagasaki was better Continue Reading


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May 24, 2016

Japan on Ice: A Breathtaking Winter

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A couple of months back, we couldn’t have been hungrier for sashimi and matcha-flavored treats when news broke out that Filipinos would no longer need visas for traveling to the Land of the Rising beginning mid-2016. Although the announcement was never confirmed by the Japanese Embassy in Manila, it is true that Japan has eased up on visa Continue Reading


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