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Left-handed apologies

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As always, many folks expressed high hopes for the New Year with high explosives—because nothing says “a bright 2014” like a few missing fingers.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

Ball drops in NYC’s Times Square, ushering in 2014

Revelers pose for a photograph as they wait for midnight during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

A sea of horn-tooting, hat-wearing revelers cheered and some even kissed as the famed crystal ball dropped in a freezing New York City’s Times Square to ring in 2014, capping a world-wide wave of celebrations that included a dazzling 30-minute fireworks show in Dubai and a deluge of confetti in London that tasted as good as it looked.

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

Revelers start ringing in 2014 with fireworks

Fireworks explode near the Harbor Bridge and the Opera House during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday. AP

New Zealand rang in the New Year with multicolored fireworks erupting from Auckland’s Sky Tower at midnight Tuesday as thousands of cheering revelers danced in the streets of the South Pacific island nation’s largest city.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US embassy in Manila closed during holidays

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US Embassy in Manila, Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

The United States Embassy announced on Friday that it will be closed for four days during the holidays, including Christmas and New Year.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Bantay OCW (Ang Boses ng OFW)

New Year resolutions

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After the holidays, many of our kababayan express regret over spending too much. According to Bantay OCW financial counselor Joyce “Josa” Delovieres, overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) consume a large part of their earnings on luxuries and modern gadgets.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »

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