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Hilary Overton, an angel among Cebu’s poor

Glory Reborn Birthing Center founder Hilary Overton. MANDY CHAVEZ

What’s a pretty and perky blonde, blue-eyed Texan doing in Barangay San Nicolas, Cebu CIty? Delivering the babies of impoverished women, that’s what. She’s Hilary Overton from El Paso, Texas, who started her working life as a midwife.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

American football camp for kids set for August in Quezon City

Coach AK Ikwuakor in a football huddle with kids at last year’s Empower2Play camp in Quezon City. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

For the second year, Empower 2 Play International Sports Camps for Children will be hosting Filipino kids at its inspirational two-day event Aug. 9 to 10 at Marcos Field in Quezon City.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Returning Fil-Am US Marine finds his fixer-upper house completely renovated by pals

filam ret marine surprised by friends

US Marine Corps Master Sgt. Jacinto Bernardo, who has spent 21 years in the service, came home from Okinawa to a more than pleasant surprise Tuesday, June 17.

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Miss World group pledges financial aid to PGH, Tuloy Foundation

Miss World Megan Young and MWO President Julia Morley visiting kids at Tuloy Foundation. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Miss World Megan Young recently returned to the Philippines with Miss World Chairman Julia Morley and made several visits to public service institutions to pledge continuing support.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am billionaire calls on Filipinos to be more generous

Outstanding Asian American Diosdado Banatao speaking at the 10th PHOTO BY RONICA ARAULLO

Silicon Valley billionaire venture capitalist and engineer Diosdado Banatao, 67, from Cagayan Valley, was honored as one of three outstanding Asian Americans during San Francisco’s tenth anniversary celebration of Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month.

Posted: May 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »