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Places to discover in the Philippines this 2014

Back in 2010, a friend and I had our “Survivor ” moment in Palaui because of lack of information about the island, we got lost in its lush wilderness. At that time, when you try to search for Palaui online, the search engine will ask you “Do you mean ...

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Earnest visits Manila, Ho Chi Minh City

Flying Air Niugini north by northwest for nearly six hours from Papua, New Guinea, I landed safely in Manila, the largest metropolitan area in the Philippines with nearly 15 million people. Depending upon your viewpoint, the U.S. either won or stole ...

DC Fil-Ams hail SCOTUS rulings on marriage equality, Obamacare

Inquirer.net: “As a daughter of a breast-cancer survivor, I'm also jubilant that the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act,” said Hyacinth. “In the Philippines, people don't have the safety nets that this country have. They are turned away from clinics and ...

Tunisia attack: Survivor lay in victim's blood 'trying to keep her awake'

CNN: People view flowers placed at the beach next to the Imperial Marhaba Hotel where 38 people were killed yesterday in a terrorist attack on June 27, 2015 in Sousse,Tunisia. Habib Essid Prime Minister of Tunisia announced a clampdown on security after the ...

Slavery, Genocide, Abuse: The Dark Side of Asia's 'Tiger Economies'

Toward Freedom: Government complicity was also instrumental in the Philippines' worst-ever factory fire last May. In interviews with some 30 survivors, I learned that both national and local authorities had issued safety clearances for the Kentex footwear factory ...

'Traceable' and organic in Iloilo

The Manila Times: She is a cancer survivor and will not touch anything but organic or traceable to source. I am happy ... She also is President of the Women's Business Council of the Philippines and President of the Philippine Coffee Board Inc., two non-profits close to ...

Antismoking group hits cheaper cigarettes

Inquirer.net: An antismoking group, the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), called on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Sunday to assess the impact of the looming entry of cheaper tobacco products into the local market as its presence could ...

DTI urged to look into entry of cheaper cigarettes

Sun.Star: In a statement, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said it is imperative for the DTI to assess if the entry of cheaper brands would effectively undo any gains made by the Sin Tax Law's passage in January 2013. The DTI ...

Group will appeal to Billings school board to name school for Ben Steele

Ravalli Republic: Documentary filmmaker Jan Thompson, right, chats with Ben Steele, 97, a local artist and survivor of the Bataan Death March, and Lexi Winkelfoos, 18, left, a recent high school graduate that corresponded with Steele for years after writing a book ...

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Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: 'I am sorry for the lives that I have taken'

CNN: Tsarnaev apologized during his federal sentencing hearing. "I would like to now apologize to the victims and the survivors," he said. "I am sorry for the lives that I have taken." Earlier, families of the victims and survivors made victim impact ...

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: 'I am sorry for the lives - CNN Philippines

CNN: Tsarnaev apologized during his federal sentencing hearing. "I would like to now apologize to the victims and the survivors," he said. "I am sorry for the lives that I have taken." Earlier, families of the victims and survivors made victim impact ...

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Boston bomber apologizes, is sentenced to death

CNN: "I would like to now apologize to the victims and the survivors," he said. "I am sorry for the lives that I have taken." Judge George O'Toole formally sentenced Tsarnaev to death, a decision already made by a federal jury. "Whenever your name is ...

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Cancer survivors push law on health promotion

InterAksyon: MANILA - Cancer survivors on Sunday appealed for a health promotion bill that will improve Filipinos' level of awareness on healthy lifestyles including the harmful effects of smoking. The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) made the appeal ...

Cancer survivors push law on health promotion - InterAksyon

InterAksyon: MANILA - Cancer survivors on Sunday appealed for a health promotion bill that will improve Filipinos' level of awareness on healthy lifestyles including the harmful effects of smoking. The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) made the appeal ...

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The 5 people I met in the Philippines

Rappler: Conqueror of mountains, survivor of deserts and crusader for cheap escapades. Will is an avid hitch-hiker, couch-surfer and bargain-seeker. He is a devout follower of the High Temple of Backpackistan and the proud inventor of the man-hug. Will blogs ...

Women empowerment intensified with 'Beauty for a Purpose'

The Manila Times: “Beauty for a Purpose talks about how, for the past 129 years, we have stayed true to our core values, our mission and our vision for women,” the company's general manager in the Philippines Emie Aguilar-Nierves began. Beauty for a Purpose vows to ...

The Charleston Gazette | A father's life, in bits and pieces

Charleston Gazette: The passenger ship was later sold to Japanese owners, renamed the Yamato Maru and was torpedoed and sunk by a U.S. submarine in the Philippines in 1943, according to ItalianGeneology.com. But my dad's ship? I've yet to find a record of his exit from a ...

A father's life, in bits and pieces

Charleston Gazette: The passenger ship was later sold to Japanese owners, renamed the Yamato Maru and was torpedoed and sunk by a U.S. submarine in the Philippines in 1943, according to ItalianGeneology.com. But my dad's ship? I've yet to find a record of his exit from a ...

Fil-Am WWII vets, ranks dwindling, solemnly mark Bataan Day in DC

  WASHINGTON, DC -- Ninety-four-year-old Pat Ganio traveled more than 700 miles, from his home in Jacksonville, Florida to Washington, DC, to meet old comrades at the World War II Memorial on a chilly afternoon to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of Bataan Day, officially celebrated in the Philippines on April 8 as "Araw ng Kagitingan" (Day of Valor). But this time, only three of his comrades ...

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