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New Yorker – The Approval Matrix

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Week of November 20, 2006 Is that Madame we see? We’re telling you, this woman still commands attention. She’s works on a different plane. So altogether now, ‘mass follows class’ — and remember not the other way around. (Just in case you didn’t get it, we’ll quote Borat Sagdiyev Read more »

Imelda Marcos launches jewelry collection

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(AP) MANILA, Philippines: Imelda Marcos — wife of the late Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos — launched a jewelry line on Saturday which she described as “both worthless and priceless,” but would entitle the buyer to a piece of the glamorous former first lady.

The Philippines vs. Mexico:
A Prelim to War

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By Benn Schulberg – A boxer named Pacquiao lost Thursday night but the Philippines isn’t in mourning just yet. That’s because it was their favorite son’s younger brother, Bobby Pacquiao (27-11-3), who was disqualified by referee Kenny Bayless in the waning seconds of the eleventh round after landing the Read more »

Photo Gallery: Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, works out at the IBA gym in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. Pacquiao will fight Erik Morales, of Mexico, in a non-title super featherweight boxing match at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Nov. 18. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Why retire in the Philippines?

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By Jose G. Caedo – Considering retirement? For many Americans, retirement time is just around the corner. The prospect of trying to live on a pension, in old age is a daunting one. For some, moving to retire in another country such as Mexico (for North Americans) , or Portugal Read more »

New monument honors Pinoy American vets

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Believed to be the U.S.’ first such structure, it tells the story of the immigrant group and the former warriors’ struggle for benefits. Six decades after their service during World War II, Filipino American veterans were honored in Los Angeles on Veterans Day with the dedication of a granite Read more »