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Tesda to provide language training to health workers bound for Japan


The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) has agreed to provide Japan-bound health workers six months of language and cultural training to add more value to their skills.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipinos in Japan: True stories

THE AUTHOR, Kenshi Nishida and Dojin Okada

As a journalist, I sometimes suddenly stumble into strange worlds which are mind-boggling or heartrending. Such was my trip to Japan, my very first and only (as of this writing),—10 days, that was all—fraught with spiritual insights about, not the Japanese, but the Filipino.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Apec preparations: China bans burning clothes of dead


For about three days in the coming week, President Aquino will be living in a relatively smog-free city.

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

A taste of home in San Diego

THE 40TH anniversary of Samahan proves that no matter where they  are, Filipinos love to celebrate—and share—their roots and traditions.

The bamboo poles are laid out criss-crossed on the floor as agile performers hit these against the ground in rhythmic fashion.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Keeper of Afghan culture cited

Omara Khan Masoudi  AP PHOTO

For Omara Khan Masoudi, the National Museum of Afghanistan is his second home, and he guards it with his own life.

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