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Filipino women beat men in terms of income: study

In the Philippines, women have an advantage over men in terms of income, according to the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB).

Pinoys top foreigners in 16 countries

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By Madelaine Joy A. Garcia Filipinos are slowly conquering various countries through sheer numbers. A recently-released report by the World Bank identified Filipinos as among the top 10 foreigners in 16 big and small countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.

Dancing prisoners send viral thrill through net

The adventures of a group of dancing Filipino prisoners have become the latest viral video sensation on the internet. The videos, apparently shot in the prison yard of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Centre in the Philippines, show several large-scale dance routines with impressive choreography.

Imelda Marcos Gives Away Fake Gems; Says Beauty Secret Is to See Beauty in Everything

MANILA, Philippines — Flamboyant former First Lady Imelda Marcos, known for extensive shoe collection and eye-popping diamond jewelry, on Thursday said she has no beauty secrets except to see beauty in everything, even garbage. “I do all the wrong things — I eat too much … I don’t exercise, Read more »

International Gay Pride Day in Manila

Father Richard Mickley (2nd right) joins the march to celebrate International Gay Pride Day in Manila June 26, 2007. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES)

Filipino whiz kid recognized by President Bush

By Tarra Quismundo – MANILA, Philippines — He was teased for his small built and brainy demeanor, but when the bespectacled Filipino pulled out his smarts and delivered his quick wits, the jokes turned into admiration. Ten-year-old Darren Diaz came through with straight A’s in an elementary school in the Read more »