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Inspiring Fil-Am pilot to visit ‘Yolanda’ victims

Newly-wed Jessica Cox and Patrick Chamberlain. AJPress FILE PHOTO

Armless Filipino-American pilot and motivational speaker Jessica Cox arrived in Manila Monday night to visit and help persons with disabilities (PWDs) in areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Migrants need to keep their hearts at home

LIM MOORE  (center) with her mother Lenore and husband Alex.

Marie Claire Lim Moore, a Filipino-Canadian-American mother and bank executive, is back in Manila, and she has definitely not forgotten the soap, so to speak—this time beautifully wrapped in a 220-page book full of remembrances, photographs and useful tips.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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 »