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Some Filipino health workers turn backs on opportunities in Japan

MANILA – A number Filipino nurses and caregivers who seized the opportunity to undergo training in Japan to qualify for work there have ended up returning to the Philippines, including some who passed the tough licensure exam. “The journey to ...

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Jericho Rosales invites Filipino bikers to join ‘True Wanderer’

Iconic American denim brand Wrangler is continuing their search for biking and travel enthusiasts out to fulfill their passion on the open road through its Asia-Pacific-wide digital competition, “True Wanderer.”  The competition celebrates bold souls who traverse off-the-beaten paths to ...

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Filipino entrepreneur builds a company to save lives

A housemaid in a Quezon City subdivision administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR on a grandmother who fainted and stopped breathing one afternoon in early March this year.  Within five minutes, the victim regained consciousness and started breathing again. The patient—a ...

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Filipino cooking priest whips up ‘soul’ food for the faithful

Fr. Leo Patalinghug in his element. HBGDIOCESE.ORG SAN FRANCISCO – A 45-year-old Filipino priest in Baltimore, Maryland, was recently profiled by Catholic News Service for ministering to the faithful with his cooking. For Father Leo Patalinghug, also known as the ...

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U.S. Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton, and Cross-dressing Filipino Homosexuals

Joseph Scott Pemberton arrives at Camp Aguinaldo. Inset transgender Jennifer Laude. Photo: TED ALJIBE/REUTERS; inset: Facebook ilipino males by nature appear more effeminate than males of most other cultures. Behind the facade of the Latin “macho” you’ll usually find a ...

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Manny Pacquiao: An inspiration to Filipino athletes

[embedded content] Manny Pacquiao was born in a time of poverty in a land gripped with conflict. Little did anyone know the same Pacquiao would grow up to become arguably the greatest Filipino athlete ever. ADVERTISEMENT “Manny is not only ...

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Filipino MMA fighters call for government support

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Just as the sport of mixed martial arts continues to grow in the Philippines, two of its fighters call for the government’s support. Eric Kelly and Honorio, featherweight contenders in One Championship, said its time for the Philippine ...

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Filipino designers showcase inspired fashion in London

Any piece made by hand becomes more special when there’s a compelling story behind it. An artist can look within himself or at things happening around him to find an inspiration that will serve as the bedrock of his work.  ...

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JaDine pays tribute to Filipino nurses in UK

LONDON- Nadine Lustre and James Reid, more popularly known as the JaDine love team, visited Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to pay tribute to Filipino nurses looking after dementia patients at the Maple Medical Ward. The hospital ...

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Clerics aid Filipino seaman shot by pirates off Nigeria

Edwin Acasio receiving visitors in the hospital. MISSION TO SEAFARERS SAN FRANCISCO – An organization that helps seafarers came to the aid of a Filipino who was seriously injured by gunfire when pirates attacked his tanker near Nigeria. The Mission ...

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