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Bush thanks Philippines for Pinay White House chef

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(I guess we should be proud that the person who heads the White House kitchen is Pinay. Still, we can’t help this feeling of ambivalence and simply be amazed at the reach of our overseas ‘domestics’. Tsk tsk. Like we said, we’re a bit torn on this piece Read more »

Morales: Pacquiao has no defense, no technique

Erik “El Terrible” Morales of Mexico expressed confidence as he warned Manny Pacquiao on the eve of the scheduled official weigh-in on Friday (Saturday RP time) for the much awaited return grudge fight dubbed “The Grand Finale” at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

US couple indicted for forcing Pinay to be maid

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two doctors were sentenced to four years in prison for forcing a woman from the Philippines to be a maid in their home for 19 years.

Pinoy workers pay price for Manila snub of Taiwan gov’t

By Michaela P. del Callar – Despite the Philippine govern-ment’s One-China policy, a Malacañang official yesterday admitted that Manila had issued a clearance to allow the aircraft carrying Taiwanese President Chen Shui-Bien to fly over Philippine airspace en route to Palau last September.

Tsunami alert triggers panic in the Philippines

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MANILA (Reuters) – Hundreds of residents of coastal towns in northern and central Philippines evacuated on Thursday despite official assurances that there was no threat of a tsunami following a major quake in the north Pacific.

Lim, Rosebud to join Manila mayoral race

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A former mayor and a former police asset announced Monday their plans to run for the Manila mayoralty post next year following Sen. Panfilo Lacson’s announcement that he is seeking the coveted post in 2007.