By Eunice Barbara C. Novio
Since the ’60s, the Bahamas, a small member of the British Commonwealth, has been home to a few Filipinos. At present, there are more than 1,000 Filipino workers mostly in the domestic sectors as housekeepers, cooks, medical workers and hotel employees. Filipino teachers also find their way in this territory of 700 islands.
By Ma. Esther Salcedo-Posadas
The newly opened Tito Butch’s Garage car-wash business (along the Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay highway) attempts to offer more than the usual washing and waxing service. It offers premium auto detailing services that include the application of car sealants by Sonax, a German brand. Right beside it is a bar café that offers Western-style burgers known as Egg Dip Burger and more recently, an all-day breakfast menu.
By Roger Pe
Evlin Fuentes-Jankoff practically lived out of a suitcase for several years. From an independent, single, career-focused woman living alone in her own Manila flat (with a maid and driver), she became a mum in a new country, with a non-Filipino husband, without her own income, relatives, and no external support network.
By Lourdes Santos Tancinco
The standards for hiring nurses have considerably been innovated in varied ways to attain quality care for patients and nursing excellence. Will these changes favorably affect the way the visa petitions are adjudicated for registered nurses (RNs)?
By Susan K
“If there is gunfire they enlist their names, but when it’s quiet, they will withdraw their names.”