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J. K. Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter’ series

At least 450 million copies of the phenomenal Harry Potter books written by J.K. Rowling have been sold as of 2013.

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

How can I save effectively?

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Q: I am an accountant by profession in the state of Virginia, and I make decent income. The problem is that I can’t seem to save. Can you give me an advice on how I can save effectively? —Candy

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

Filipino teaches kids math in the Bahamas

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ARIEL ALACABA arrived in Nassau, New Providence on Dec. 31, 2003. He was recommended by a Filipino friend to an employer in the Islands. He was interviewed through phone and afterwards processed all the documents to work there.

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.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Filipino-Canadian finds fun opportunities in PH

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CHAD INDUCIL is one of the many young Filipinos raised abroad who wish to make their mark in the Philippines.

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.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Peripatetic Filipina settles in Melbourne as university lecturer

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EVLIN Fuentes-Jankoff with husband Cyril and daughter Erika and son Carl

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.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

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