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Aquino: It’s more fun to do business in the Philippines

President Benigno Simeon Aquino III was welcomed by Philippine Ambassador to Spain Carlos Slinas and Juan Sunye Deputy Chief of Protocol of the ministry of foreign affairs and cooperation upon arrival at Torrejon Airbase in Madrid Spain. Photo By: Gil Nartea/ Malacanang Photo Bureau

President Aquino began his European roadshow showcasing the country’s fast-rising economy.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Europe,Global Pinoy,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

A taste of home in San Diego

THE 40TH anniversary of Samahan proves that no matter where they  are, Filipinos love to celebrate—and share—their roots and traditions.

The bamboo poles are laid out criss-crossed on the floor as agile performers hit these against the ground in rhythmic fashion.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bantay OCW (Ang Boses ng OFW)

Threat of withdrawal getting thinner


Marina administrator Maximo Mejia Jr. firmly believes the European Maritime Safety Agency (Emsa) will not withdraw their recognition of the Philippine maritime industry, despite reports that our country did not pass the last Emsa audit, which was done over the past year.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

JKR wrote ‘Harry Potter’ in cafe owned by Filipina

FILIPINO Aida Valdez Taylor co-owns The Elephant House with her Scottish husband.

British author J. K. Rowling spent many long hours scribbling chapters of her beloved magical book series, “Harry Potter,” at a quirky Edinburgh cafe named The Elephant House.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »


Undocumented Filipinos in US anxiously await Obama’s action


A Filipino parent of a US citizen child, who is residing beyond her authorized stay in the country, sent me this e-mail:

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »