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Alien rigging ATM nabbed by Angeles City police


Police arrested an Italian man who was caught installing a card-skimming device in an automated teller machine (ATM) in a bank in Barangay (village) Balibago here on Friday night.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

JICA tests water-purifying equipment for use by ‘Yolanda’-hit areas


A Japanese technology that could turn contaminated water into safe, potable water is now being pilot-tested by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in a typhoon-hit area of northern Cebu province.

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

PH can learn from Japan about disaster preparedness


As the Philippines starts to rise from the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” it could benefit from adopting certain practices of one of Japan’s prefectures where preparing for disasters is a constant endeavor involving the government and residents.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Selfie tops twerk as Oxford’s word of the year

Screengrab from Oxford Dictionaries website

Selfie is the 2013 word of the year, Oxford Dictionaries announced Tuesday, edging out some stiff competition from twerk.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pentagon names special report ‘Operation Damayan’ on its website


Naming its humanitarian assistance to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines using Filipino words, the Pentagon, or the United States Department of Defense, has dedicated a special report in its official website on “Operation Damayan.”

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PhilDev gets prestigious USAID grant

Lea Salonga

The Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) has received a large multi-year grant from the United States Agency International Development (USAID).

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino victories in basketball and math


Gilas Pilipinas just wrapped up an incredible run at the Asian championship. They deserve all the praise they’ve received, despite not winning the gold.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Experts plug changing PH investment climate in confab

Tech titan Dado Banatao pitches the Philippines to prospective investors at June 14 conference in San Francisco. PHOTO by Harvey Barkin

“So, is there still corruption in the Philippines?” The Chinese self-proclaimed would-be investor asked the panel of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, consular staff and guests Friday at the “Latitude Longitude Emerging Markets” conference at the Philippine Consulate on June 14.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Newest, affordable load exclusive to Middle East launched


Sun Cellular is introducing the newest and most affordable Sun Todo IDD load exclusive to Middle Eastern countries.

Posted: May 10th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

In FilAm-vote-rich Silicon Valley, 2 Dems vie for House seat


Political pundits are watching closely as Ro Khanna, President Obama’s former deputy assistant commerce secretary, launched his campaign to unseat fellow Democrat and 12-year incumbent Mike Honda in 2014 and take over California 17th district’s (D17) congressional seat—the area popularly known as South Bay.

Posted: April 23rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »



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