By Nikko Dizon
The wife of a Marine sergeant deployed to the disputed Ayungin Shoal off Palawan thought the officers who had pulled up in front of her home over the holidays had come to bring the news every soldier’s wife and family dread.
By Ted Laguatan
Christmas is the celebration of God coming into the world as a man.
By Eunice Barbara C. Novio
Like millions of Filipinos who work overseas, I will not be coming home to celebrate Christmas with loved ones this year. Here in Thailand, where I work as a teacher, Christmas is just another working day. There will not be much time to celebrate because the next day is another working day.
By Jamie Elona
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said it has mapped out plans to address the anticipated increase in the number of returning Filipino workers who will process their overseas employment certificate (OEC), or exit clearance, as thousands arrive to spend the holiday season in the country.
Part of the proceeds of “Handog ng FASO sa Pasko,” a Christmas benefit concert and festival, will be set aside for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) through ABS-CBN Foundation’s Sagip Kapamilya, the event’s sponsors announced.