Community visit (aka) photo op

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo gestures during her visit to a community near the Malacanang compound in Manila on Tuesday Oct. 24, 2006. The Philippines has offered its good offices as current chairman of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations as a venue to explore the resumption of stalled Read more »

UPS expands HQ in Clark into intra-Asia hub

CLARK ZONE, Pampanga, Oct 24 Asia Pulse – US-based United Parcel Service (UPS) has expanded its headquarters here for US$1.4 million and converted it into its Intra-Asia hub. The formal conversion of UPS-Clark as Intra-Asia hub was highlighted with the launching of UPS fourth annual global volunteer week conducted in Read more »

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Learning community helps Skyline’s Filipino students

SAN BRUNO, CA — Skyline College student Gary Erfe, 33, has found the American version of “kababayan,” loosely meaning family in Tagalog, at school. Through the community college’s Kababayan Program, Filipino students are paired together to learn about their culture and how to succeed in life.

Philippines’ Arroyo Praises Thai Commitment to Restore Democracy

(via VA) Philippine President Gloria Arroyo has praised Thailand’s military-installed leader for what she calls his s”trong commitment to restoring democracy” in his country. She spoke after meeting with Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont in Manila, one of the stops on a regional tour by the Thai leader to win acceptance Read more »

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Philippine Idol – 4th Elimination

JoveFrancisco has all the juicy details on what went down or DID NOT go down Sunday night. Inside the Philippine Idol Theatre in Megamall, I had a chat with Norgee (a PI staff member) while the PBA’s still on overtime. He said he heard about the complaints about the Read more »

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Willie pinagbantaan si Liz

(via Journal) Panibagong kaso na naman ang dumating kay Willie Revillame na iniharap ng kanyang asawang si Liz Almoro. Sa panibagong demanda, sinabi ni Liz na pinagbabantaan siya ni Willie na sasaktan, at sinabi pa niyang sinaktan din daw nito noon ang kanilang anak nang tumanggi si-yang ibigay iyon sa Read more »