By Cristina DC Pastor
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.
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.”
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.
Selfie is the 2013 word of the year, Oxford Dictionaries announced Tuesday, edging out some stiff competition from twerk.
By Boying Pimentel
Peachy Rallonza Bretana’s social activism has followed a pattern: she saw something on Facebook and got really mad.
By Tarra Quismundo
He is sorry for behaving the way he did, but said he was unjustly provoked during a very tiring day at work.
By Tarra Quismundo
He was probably out of sorts that day, but still Philippine Consul General to Vancouver Jose Ampeso should have known better than drink and reek of liquor while dealing with the public. It just doesn’t help to convince the world that it’s more fun in the Philippines.
By Redempto D. Anda
, Tarra Quismundo
As authorities scramble to salvage a US Navy ship from the delicate Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Filipino netizens have expressed their lament over the incident, noting the protected area’s importance to global marine biodiversity and calling on the United States to make amends for the damage to corals.
There’s a new team of players in the digital arena of advertising, and they’ve got their eyes on the Gold.
Beware of advertisements in social media networks enticing Filipino nurses to apply for jobs in the United Kingdom.