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Preparing for Pope who says, ‘Pray for me’

Pope Francis. AP FILE PHOTO

Does God browse the Internet? Starting at noon Tuesday, readers and viewers can post their prayer intentions on INQUIRER.net—part of the Inquirer Group’s comprehensive preparations for the historic pastoral visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines next January.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Bantay OCW (Ang Boses ng OFW)

Responsible mother, unfaithful wife


We usually hear stories of husbands cheating on their wives. Bantay OCW is often asked by wives for help in dealing with the problem.

Posted: October 5th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Malaysia pulls out offensive video


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’


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 »