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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 »

Canadian Islamist preacher deported from PH


A Canadian Islamic preacher detained for being a security threat in the Philippines was flown back to Canada after agreeing to be deported, the immigration bureau said Sunday.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Canada grants ICRC P20M for aid efforts in Mindanao

Government troops stand by the ruins at the site of a three-week intense fighting between government forces and Muslim rebels Sept. 28, 2013, in Zamboanga City.  AP FILE PHOTO

Filipinos affected by conflict in Mindanao received P20-million worth of aid from the government of Canada as part of their international development assistance efforts, the Canadian Embassy in the Philippines announced Thursday.

Posted: September 4th, 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 »

Canada establishes Asean mission

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird. AFP FILE PHOTO

Canada has moved closer to the Philippines and its neighbor countries as it establishes a diplomatic mission to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the Canadian Embassy announced Tuesday.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »