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Hilary Overton, an angel among Cebu’s poor

Glory Reborn Birthing Center founder Hilary Overton. MANDY CHAVEZ

What’s a pretty and perky blonde, blue-eyed Texan doing in Barangay San Nicolas, Cebu CIty? Delivering the babies of impoverished women, that’s what. She’s Hilary Overton from El Paso, Texas, who started her working life as a midwife.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Singapore president makes first state visit to PH Wednesday

Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam. AFP FILE PHOTO

Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam will arrive in Manila on Wednesday (Apr. 2) for a four-day visit to discuss trade and defense ties with the Philippines and provide further assistance to survivors of supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Eastern Visayas.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US volunteers pack 2M meals for PH, Haiti, El Salvador kids

In this Feb. 14, 2014 photo, from left to right, Judy Deckert, Luisa Solak and Jan Bartee, all members of NorthRidge Church, pack whole grain rice, as volunteers pack food for the malnourished during the 2 Million Meals event, in Novi, Mich. More than 8,000 people helped pack 2 million-plus meals, which will be shipped to El Salvador, Haiti and the Philippines. AP

They came from all walks of life—Girl Scouts troops, National Guard units, financial planning offices—to spend three days packing food for thousands of hungry children they’ll never meet.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

INC sets world record for largest charity walk


The Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) beat the Guinness world record for the largest charity walk for Super Typhoon “Yolanda” victims on Saturday.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

TFC opens nominations for Bayaning Pilipino Awards


The Filipino Channel (TFC) is accepting nominations for the 2014 Gawad Geny Lopez Jr. Bayaning Pilipino Awards.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »