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Filipino nurse hailed as role model in Obama’s State of the Union address

Filipino nurse Menchu Sanchez (2nd from right, front row) is flanked by US First Lady Michelle Obama to her right and Ms Jill Biden, wife of the US Vice President, to her left minutes before President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union address in Washington DC Tuesday before a joint session of Congress. AP PHOTO

A Filipino nurse who led the rescue of hospitalized infants as superstorm Sandy battered New York last year was hailed by President Obama as a role model in his State of the Union Address Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) in Washington DC.

Posted: February 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH offers $250,000 for victims of Superstorm Sandy

This photo provided by 6abc Action News shows the Inlet section of Atlantic City, New Jersey, as Hurricane Sandy makes it approach, Monday.  AP/6abc Action News

The Philippine government has offered $250,000 to help the victims of Superstorm Sandy which wreaked havoc in the US east coast.

Posted: November 1st, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »