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‘Mad’ plan for educating kids


They are in the business of giving, where the return on investment cannot be measured by digits in a bank account but by the brightness in the eyes of children given a chance to have a future.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino teaches kids math in the Bahamas

ARIEL ALACABA arrived in Nassau, New Providence on Dec. 31, 2003. He was recommended by a Filipino friend to an employer in the Islands. He was interviewed through phone and afterwards processed all the documents to work there.

Since the ’60s, the Bahamas, a small member of the British Commonwealth, has been home to a few Filipinos. At present, there are more than 1,000 Filipino workers mostly in the domestic sectors as housekeepers, cooks, medical workers and hotel employees. Filipino teachers also find their way in this territory of 700 islands.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Indonesian teacher Saur Marlina Manurung turns forest into ‘school for life’

SAUR: Her students once considered pencils “evil.” AP

Saur Marlina Manurung has taught countless members of Indonesia’s forest people how to read, write and count.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipino scholars in Korea urged to give back to PH

Philippine Ambassador to Korea Raul Hernandez (center) recognized Filipino scholars who completed their graduate studies in Korean universities and urged them to come back to the Philippines to contribute to the country's growth. PHOTO BY Philippine Embassy in Korea.

Filipino scholars who completed their graduate studies in Korea were urged to apply their learnings back in the Philippines in order to contribute to the country’s progress.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

2 Filipino students win gold, silver medals in China math tourney


Two young Filipino numbers aces have made the Philippines proud anew by winning two medals–a gold and a silver—in the just-ended 2014 China Western Mathematics Invitational (CWMI) competition, held Aug. 14 to 18 in Chongqing city, located in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »