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A picture made available 27 May 2013 shows foreign and local tourists waiting for the sunrise at the ancient Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java province, Indonesia, 24 May 2013. Borobudur, one of the biggest Buddhist temples in the world, was built in the eighth and ninth centuries AD during the Syailendra Dynasty to honour Buddha and its founder King Bodhisattva. The monument is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. EPA/MAST IRHAM

Countries Pinoys can visit without a visa

It’s more fun in the Philippines, but amid good economic news, many

Filipinos are traveling abroad both for business and leisure. Japan has

recently allowed multiple-entry visas for Filipino citizens. South Korea

is also reportedly mulling improving visa requirements for Pinoys.
But did you know that as of June 30, 2013, Filipinos can go to at least 25 other countries without having to worry about visas?


is according to an “unofficial” and “indicative” list the Department of

Foreign Affairs made available to Yahoo! Southeast Asia. Filipinos have

however been told to always check with embassies or consulates when

making travel plans, as visa policies change from time to time. (Text by

Kim Patria)