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Lilia de Lima, PEZA’s Powerhouse

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PEZA Director General Lilia de Lima at trade briefing in San Francisco.

To doubting Thomases out there—the news is true. Numbers do not lie. The Philippines IS Asia’s rising tiger. A number of global credit rating agencies have upgraded the Philippine’s rank to BBB- (Investment Grade). The New York Times calls the Philippines the “Newest Bright Spot in Asia.”

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Fancy that pili nut!

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SAN FRANCISCO—Guess what was finally at the table and much appreciated the recently held 38th annual Winter Fancy Food Show at the Moscone Center in this city? The lowly pili nut!  And why not? This hard to crack nut with the creamy, nutty taste has been sidelined for years since there was just no way […]

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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‘Why?’ Pablo victims ask

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DSWD employees in Baganga taking a break for Inquirer: L to R Eman Lumpap, Jerson Truz, Marvin Lagumbay, Miramel Laxa, Jerose Ann Muring, Jaime Culaniban, Raul Hermosisima, Xyxrull Amar, Renato Sonaco.

Davao Oriental, December 20, 2012: A hundred kilometers away from ground zero where super tropical cyclone Pablo first hit land, every which way you looked there was devastation all around from blown roofs, windows, squashed nipa huts, exposed twisted steel bars, and skewed railings along the highway.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Non-profit group focuses on saving babies, lifesaving neonatal program

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Oakland-based international development organization East Meets West hosted an evening event on November 10, 2012 at the San Francisco Veterans War Memorial, celebrating the expansion of its innovative, lifesaving neonatal program, Breath of Life, to the Philippines. The program– which provides new, durable medical equipment and staff training to low-resource hospitals–promises to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable newborns in a country ranked eighth highest globally in number of preterm births.

Posted: November 19th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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‘Right Footed’ tells the story of armless achiever

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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, California – Born with no arms, courageous Filipina American achiever and inspirational speaker, Jessica Cox, will soon have her story told in a documentary. Power ng Pinoy TV is holding a benefit event to complete funding for Jessica Cox’ documentary “Right Footed”, on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at Fort […]

Posted: September 16th, 2012 in Events | Read More »

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