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Malaysia pulls out offensive video

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A video belittling the Philippines as an investment destination has been pulled from social media after the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur protested the portrayal of the country was described in the production.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Tortured’ Indonesian maid listed on Time’s top 100

Indonesian maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih (C), 23, is assisted out of the hospital in Sragen district in central Java island February 5, 2014. Sulistyaningsih, 23, who was allegedly tortured by her Hong Kong employer left hospital on February 5 after a month, tearfully expressing the hope that her case would prevent future abuse of "small people like us". AFP

Time magazine has named an Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her Hong Kong employer as one of the world’s 100 most influential people, shining a spotlight on the city’s treatment of its migrant workers.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH-style selling in NY: 6 ‘gives’

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JESSY DAING-MUSBEH

Annie Batungbakal, meet Jessy, the peripatetic Pinoy saleswoman in New York. She travels from one customer to another, office to office, party to party. She has neither storefront nor website. Her business model runs on word-of-mouth, fueled by social media. Sometimes, she invites a group of working ladies to her showroom in her Jersey City home for drinks at a “Prada Party.” To those who cannot come, there’s the constantly updating Facebook page, Jessy Couture, which lists her merchandise with snappy visuals.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am students tackle cultural conflicts at summit

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A group view of the students and teachers who attended the Summit
FUNcilitators of Bonn Hildalgo and Decie Reyes
Professor Allyson Cubales. PHOTO BY LAWRENCE C. OCHOA

More than 500 Filipino American college students from all over the state met at the seventh annual summit of the Southern California Pilipino American Student Alliance (SCPASA) on Feb. 8 to explore issues facing “millennials.”

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH thanks for ‘Yolanda’ aid lights up world billboards

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The Philippines said “Thank you” on billboards around the world Saturday in gratitude for the massive outpouring of international help after a typhoon that killed about 8,000 people three months ago.

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

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