More Pinoys now studying in U.S.

By Jose Katigbak – Filipinos enrolled in US colleges and universities for the school year 2005-06 rose by 6.4 percent to 3,758 over the previous school year, the Institute of International Education (IIE) said in its annual report on global academic mobility published on Monday.

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When I first moved to San Francisco, I tried my best to learn more about my Philippine culture. Even though I was born in the Philippines, we left when I was a baby since my dad was in the air force.

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)

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Why retire in the Philippines?

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 »

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Commentary: Alcano win an inspiration to Pinoy Asian Games players

Bacolod City (15 November) — Filipino athletes who will see action in the forthcoming Asian Games in Qatar may draw inspiration from Ronnie Alcano’s masterful victory over German foe Ralf Souquet to win the World Pool Championship. Malacañang hails the victory saying, “the win highlights the sense of unity Read more »

Philippines nabs accused coup plotter

(Reuters) – A fugitive former colonel and senator accused of masterminding a coup plot against Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was arrested on Wednesday, authorities said. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan, implicated in nearly every coup bid hatched in the Philippines in the past 20 years, was caught a couple of hours Read more »