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Filipino teachers are in Laos, too

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DONNA (right) with the author at Hanuvong Park  fronting the Mekong River which divides Thailand and Laos

Three years ago, this capital city looked like a small municipality in the Philippines with few vehicles and buildings. A different Vientiane welcomed me this time: the main road was now similar to Ayala Avenue in Makati City; new vehicles were on the road; buildings indicated Chinese, Korean, Thai and Japanese investments. Behind those developments, particularly in the education sector, Filipinos can also take their place.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

A US-based revival of ‘Baybayin’

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DE LOS SANTOS shows the pre-Hispanic Baybayin script in one of his lectures.

A campaign to revive Baybayin or the alibata script, the writing system of pre-Hispanic Philippines that includes surat Mangyan, has been launched in the United States by cultural activist Norman de los Santos.

Posted: June 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Job security eludes many OFWs

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LITO Nucum, an overseas accounting professional, calls for more financial security benefits for OFWs.

Pablo “Lito” Nucum, 59, worked different jobs in Saudi Arabia and other parts of Asia for over 25 years. A graduate of the Polytechnic University of Manila, he had done quite well as an accountant and office manager.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Kapampangan culture reaches Japan

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MICHAEL Pangilinan wearing the barung kapampangan in Japan. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Michael Raymon Pangilinan’s passion for his own Kapampangan culture got him a plum pass to Tokyo University, one of the most prestigious universities in Asia.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Finding love on the Web

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MARRIAGE AND MIGRATION Filipinas Gallardo, an overseas worker, and Eddy Van Wijnsberge, an engineer, found each other on the world wide web. The Switzerland-based couple have been together for 15 years. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Filipinas Gallardo Van Wijnsberge was among the young professionals in the late early 90’s who sought work abroad as a nanny. But hers is not a sob story because she ended up finding her “prince charming” through the web which ultimately changed her life.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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