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Filipino caregiver can stay in Canada

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By GING REYES – A cancer-stricken Filipina caregiver has won her battle to stay in Canada. ABS-CBN North America News Bureau learned Friday that Canadian Immigration authorities have decided to grant the wish of Juana Tejada for permanent residency on humanitarian grounds.

Pinoy behind Texas studes’ high pass rate

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By JULIE JAVELLANA-SANTOS – A Filipino tutor has proven that social background and lack of equipment have nothing to do with teaching science as he helped an entire class in Texas pass the state’s standardized examinations.

Pinoy priest, leading Pinoy migrants in Korea

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By ELIZER PEÑARANDA “How lovely is your dwelling place Oh Lord, Mighty God, Lord of all.” It is worth- remembering the humility and music of a genuine love from a great servant of God – Fr. Salvador “Dong Marcaida, from the Missionary Society of the Philippines.

Maid claims employer enslaved her

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By KIRK SEMPLE A Filipino woman has accused a former Filipino ambassador to the United Nations of enslaving her for three months in the ambassadorial townhouse on the Upper East Side, forcing her to work as a servant and subjecting her to psychological abuse.

Death empowers Filipinos in Canada

By PERLA ARAGON-CHOUDHURY The Philippine Reporter/Canada May 24 this year marks the fourth anniversary of the death in Toronto of a Filipino-Canadian, Jeffrey Reodica, then a 17-year-old honor student at Scarborough’s Jean Vanier Catholic School. At close range he was shot in the back by a Toronto policeman who was Read more »

What Care-Giver has taught Sharon

CLICK TITLE TO VIEW THE TRAILER. Sharon Cuneta spent 21 days in London shooting vital scenes for her latest movie, Star Cinema’s Care-Giver, directed by Chito Roño, and she came home last week a “different” person. “My respect for care-givers in particular and all OFWs in general went up Read more »