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Imelda Marcos launches jewelry collection

(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.

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Bush thanks Philippines for Pinay White House chef

(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.

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The Philippines vs. Mexico:
A Prelim to War

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 »

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.