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Indonesian machete mob slaughters 300 crocodiles in revenge attack after man’s death

An angry mob has slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles in Indonesia after a local man was killed by one of the reptiles, authorities said Monday. The revenge killing happened on Saturday in Papua province following the funeral of the man, who perished when he fell into an enclosure at a crocodile …

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Revenge killing in Indonesia as angry mob slaughters nearly 300 crocodiles

An angry mob has slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles in Indonesia after a local man was killed by one of the reptiles, authorities said today. The revenge killing happened Saturday in Papua province following the funeral of the man, who perished when he fell into an enclosure at a crocodile farm …

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Angry mob slaughters nearly 300 crocodiles in Indonesia in revenge attack

SORONG, Indonesia: An angry mob has slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles in Indonesia after a local man was killed by one of the reptiles, authorities said Monday. The revenge killing happened on Saturday (Jul 14) in Papua province following the funeral of the man, who was killed after he fell into an …

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DOT vows to regain top spot in world’s best islands list

By Analou de Vera The Department of Tourism (DOT) has vowed to further improve its services and regain the top spot in the list of the world’s best islands after Palawan slid down from the ranking by an international travel magazine. Palawan and Cebu made it to the list in …

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Time for a new cruise destination?

Time for a new cruise destination? Once the desire to cruise has taken hold, it’s hard to shake. You’ve done the Pacific Islands, New Zealand and Australian coast, sailed the Med, Caribbean and maybe Alaska – so, where to next? And even if you consider yourself immune, you might be surprised …

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Gay couple whipped in Indonesia for sharia-banned sex

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia — A gay couple was publicly whipped in Indonesia’s conservative Aceh province Friday, despite an earlier pledge by officials to stop the punishment after it drew international criticism. The two men were flogged more than 80 times each for having gay sex, which is outlawed under local Islamic law, …

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Pope appoints new bishops in Indonesia

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed new bishops in two dioceses of Indonesia and accepted the resignation of a bishop in India. Purwokerto The Holy father appointed Father Christophorus Tri Harsono, the Vicar General of Bogor Diocese, as the new bishop of Purwokerto Diocese in central Java, Indonesia.  The see of …

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Santorini: Behind the Greek island’s beauty

The words “Greek Isles” evoke visions of sun-bleached houses shoulder-to-shoulder against a hillside with a mesmerizing view of glittering blue water. But with more than 200 Greek islands scattered across the Aegean and Ionian seas, where do you start? Chances are, Santorini is the island you’re picturing. Once a complete …

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T+L names Cebu 8th best island

CEBU rarely fails to shine in the global tourism spotlight. On Tuesday, international magazine Travel + Leisure (T+L) named Cebu as the eighth best island in the world. Palawan, another prime tourism destination in the country, also landed the sixth spot. With a score of 89.10, Cebu joined the likes …

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Palawan, Cebu among ‘world’s best islands’ for 2018 | ABS-CBN News – ABS

MANILA – Two Philippine destinations made it to the “world’s best islands” list as voted by readers of the New York-based magazine Travel + Leisure. Palawan placed sixth with a score of 90.04, dropping from its top spot last year. The island was also voted No. 1 in 2016 and …

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