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That Token Asian Guy

[Editor’s Note: We would like to welcome The Donger, read on and you’ll know what it means. He will fill us in on the life of a Fil-Am in search of his roots. This week, on being the only Pinoy in the South.] During my high school years Read more »

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Kami nAPO Muna

Note: Fan kami, matagal na. This album is on regular rotation in our iPods ever since we downloaded all the songs (err we mean ‘bought the songs’). This album is highly recommended, buy the real CD kids – that is after you’ve ‘sampled’ the mp3s. Heck never mind, this is Read more »

Gov’t shelling out $10-12M for NAIA3 ‘technical works’

Note: Lovely photos of this white elephant after the jump (via INQ) THE government will be shelling out $10 million to $12 million for “technical works” to complete the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 (NAIA3) and pave the way for its opening on March 2007, a senior Palace Read more »

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.