Chinese telco ‘chosen’ as 3rd player

In an effort to improve the notoriously slow internet in the country, the Philippines offered China the opportunity to operate a third telecommunications company in the country...

PH to host FIBA World Cup in 2023 with Japan and Indonesia

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup is coming to the Philippines in 2023. The association...

PH to host FIBA World Cup in 2023 with Japan and Indonesia

Viral video: Filipino titas during Christmas

That “tita” (aunt) is back! After the viral “titas at Thanksgiving” video, singer and YouTube...

Viral video: Filipino titas during Christmas

EDSA’s high-occupancy vehicles scheme starts dry-run

The dry-run for EDSA’s high-occupancy vehicles (HOV) scheme started at around 6am today. The plan, which only...

EDSA’s high-occupancy vehicles scheme starts dry-run

Coconuts Reader Survey 2017: Answer some questions for a chance to win a trip to The St. Regis Bali Resort

It’s that time of year again, when we pause for a moment to ask you, dear reader, a few questions. First of all, how are you doing? What have you been up to? Unlike our last Tinder date, we sincerely want to know! So tell us about yourself and, better yet, tell us how we’re ...


6 wallet-friendly ways to experience Aussie adventure in the Gold Coast

| Coconuts Manila x Scoot | The trip of a lifetime won’t break your bank!

Take your pick of awesomely affordable theme parks in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan

EPIZODE festival brings Carl Cox, Loco Dice, Ricardo Villalobos, Nakadia and more to Vietnam’s Phu Quoc island paradise

There’s a mountain retreat in the heart of rural Bali calling your name

Last ‘open season’ for tourists visiting Phi Phi’s Maya Bay

Phuket Airport’s revamped domestic terminal in full service

Southern Thailand’s Maya Bay ranked as world’s 11th-best beach

Phuket shows off shiny new domestic airport terminal ahead of tourist season

Dinner in the Sky lets Bangkokians eat an evening meal dangling in the sky (VIDEO)

Asian countries top new list of favorite vacation destinations for Muslim millennials


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