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Women’s group names tech CEO one of ‘most influential’ women

Honoree Delle Sering-Fojas  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Delle Sering-Fojas, CEO of Seven Seven Softwares, was recently named one of the “100 Most Influential Filipino Women in the World” by Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) in San Francisco.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

End of UN climate talks breaks fast for PH envoy Saño

Phillipine delegate for climate negotiations Yeb Saño delivers his global petition to delegates at the UN Climate Conference in Warsaw, backed by over 630,000 citizens around the world and climate activists calling for urgent action to prevent more supertyphoons like “Yoland” (Haiyan) in Warsaw, Poland,  on Nov. 19, 2013. For Saño, the close of UN climate talks on Saturday, Nov. 23,  comes with an unusual prize: he can eat again.  AP

For Philippines diplomat Yeb Saño, Saturday’s close of UN climate talks in Warsaw comes with an unusual prize: he can eat again.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New US ambassador Caroline Kennedy arrives in Japan

New U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy gives a statement shortly after her arrival in Japan at the Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Japan hopes the 55-year-old daughter of late President John F. Kennedy will work closely with President Barack Obama to tackle some urgent U.S.-Japan matters, analysts said. AP

Caroline Kennedy, the lone surviving child of slain US president John F. Kennedy, arrived in Tokyo Friday to take up the post of US ambassador to Japan, pledging to boost ties.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

New UK envoy knows his Filipino


When one of the British Embassy’s staffers struggled to find the Filipino word for “meeting,” the new ambassador chimed in and said, “pulong.” Then, at a recent reception, someone whispered after shaking the ambassador’s hand, “Sino siya?” The diplomat answered, leaving the female guest in shock: “Nakalimutan mo ako.”

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am with character

Christine Farolan

While many high school students hied off to the beach for spring break, Fil-Am Christine Farolan of Lisle, Illinois, joined a mission that traveled to the Virginia and Appalachian Mountain region in the United States to help build homes for the poor.

Posted: July 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »