Miss International Queen 2006

Mexico’s Erica Andrews (C) with Ratravee Jiraprapakul (L) of Thailand and Patricia Montrecarlo of the Philippines (R) after being crowned Miss International Queen 2006 in the world’s biggest transsexual beauty contest (AFP/Pornchai Kittiwongsakul)

US polls: what’s in it for Pinoys

(via Business Mirror) WHEN 201 million Americans troop to the polls on November 7, how they will vote in the mid-term US congressional elections will impact on the Philippines, former senator and labor leader Ernesto Herrera said at the weekend.

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Wanted: Stripper

When I was starting out in this country 10 years ago, I didn’t have my own car. I was recommended to go to this mechanic to rent a car for a while until I am able to purchase one. I was conned by this mechanic to Read more »

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Strong typhoon rips northern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – One of the strongest typhoons to hit the storm-prone Philippines in years battered the mountainous north late Sunday as the country braced for a possible disaster. “Let us all pray,” President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said in a message on nationwide radio as she ordered schools and Read more »

China – ASEAN Meet

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo inspects the Chinese guard of honor as she arrives to attend the Commemorative Summit marking the 15th Anniversary of the China-ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Nanning, southern China Sunday Oct. 29, 2006.

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Tagaytay, Marikina among Asia-Pacific cities honored by WHO

(AP) THE World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday commended eight cities in the Asia-Pacific region — including Tagaytay and Marikina — for programs aimed at improving the health of their populations.