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Rebecca Bustamante: The maid who made it


She was born poor. But for Rebecca Bustamante, it was the beginning of a journey that was to be inspired by a promise she made to her late mother: To improve herself so that she can provide education and the life her siblings deserved.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Malaysia pulls out offensive video


A video belittling the Philippines as an investment destination has been pulled from social media after the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur protested the portrayal of the country was described in the production.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gov’t spends P14.8 million for Aquino’s US trip

Benigno Aquino III (2)

Malacañang on Monday said the government has allotted P14.8 million for President Benigno Aquino III’s four-day visit to the United States.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Danish envoy on return to PH: Feels ‘like coming home’

Ambassador-designate of Denmark to the Philippines Jan Top Christensen said he felt like he was coming back home when he arrived in the Philippines to reopen their Embassy after being closed since 2002. Christensen was once in the Philippines from 1987 to 1990 as head of a UN refugee camp in Palawan. MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

After 24 years, the Ambassador-designate of Denmark to the Philippines is back in the country very optimistic and enthusiastic about reopening their Embassy which was closed back in 2002.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino-Canadian finds fun opportunities in PH

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 »