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New book reveals best dive spots in the Philippines

A photojournalist has taken the plunge and published a guide to the 50 best scuba sites in the Philippines. Tim Rock’s The 50 Best Dives in the Philippines, The Ultimate Guide to the Essential Sites is now available on Amazon, Blurb and Apple iTunes in paperback, ebook, PDF and Kindle…


New Puerto Princesa airport brings new flights to Palawan

The newly opened Puerto Princesa International Airport is expected to be a huge boost for the tourism industry on the island of Palawan. The new terminal — which cost 4.5 billion pesos to complete — has a floor area of 13,000 square metres and its extended 2,600-metre runway can now…


Claim that “Aquaman” crystals could allow breathing underwater

The University of Denmark and the University of Sydney have completed the development of an oxygen absorbing crystal that would allow humans to breath underwater without an oxygen tank. The amazing development is good news for scuba divers, swimmers and even non-swimmers – but think of the possibilities for space…


Dynamite fishing kills scuba diver in Daanbantayan, Cebu

A scuba diving instructor and father of seven was killed by dynamite fishermen in Daanbantayan, Cebu two weeks ago. 33-year-old Al Bernard died from the effects of a dynamite blast, an autopsy report showed. Bernard was diving in his father’s birthplace – the region is a haven for diving, but also…