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Miss Universe organizers arrive in PHL for ocular inspections

By Josephine Grace Aguilo MANILA, Sept. 28 (PNA) – Miss Universe Organization officials are currently in the Philippines to conduct ocular inspections in Manila and other destinations to be visited by the candidates, Tourism Undersecretary Katherine de Castro confirmed on […]
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Fil-Am nurse educator receives Master Teacher Award and selected as an item-writer for NCLEX

Donald Laurino, MSN,CCRN,CMSRN,PHN,RN-BC, a Filipino-American nurse educator, was recently selected as the honorable mention recipient of Elsevier Master Teacher Award 2016. His nomination reflects the commitment he has shown not only to bettering students’ lives, but also to...
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PHL Museum of Natural History design celebrates nature, Science & Arts

WASHINGTON, DC – Art and science enthusiasts and members of the Filipino community gathered at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on Friday, 15 July 2016, for a presentation by Architect Dominic Galicia on the creation of the new National Museum […]
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PHL recovers $4.63-M stolen from Bangladesh

Manila, Philippines | AFP |   – More than $4.5 million of tens of millions recently stolen from Bangladesh and funnelled into Philippine casinos was recovered Thursday, as a lawmaker in Manila said almost half the haul could still be salvaged. On February 5, unidentified...
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World Book Day – Nanie Guanlao and his free library in Manila

In the Makati district of Manila in the Philippines, there’s a large sign outside the front of an otherwise unassuming house stating “free reading to the public”. Over the last fifteen years, Ernando ‘Nanie’ Guanlao has transformed his home into […]
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Fun and self-discovery await next-gen Filipino-Americans on now tour 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Filipino-Americans aged 18 to 44 have the chance to rediscover their roots while taking on an exciting adventure in the Philippines by joining the “Now Philippines Tour” or simply, NOW Tour 2016, to be held on 7-14 April 2016 in […]
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Tagle on devotion to Black Nazarene: It’s more than the pulling and pushing

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The message of Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle centered on faith and devotion of Filipinos to the Black Nazarene. Tagle presided over the midnight Mass held at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta, Manila, hours before the […]
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PHL to join China-backed Asian infrastructure bank

Manila, Philippines | AFP |   – The Philippines said Wednesday it will join the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, despite being engaged in a dispute with Beijing over its claims in the South China Sea. Viewed by some as a rival to the World […]
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APEC wary US-led trade pact could become ‘rich-economy club’

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – APEC does not want to see a United States-led free-trade agreement become a “rich-economy club”, a senior forum official said Monday. Speaking ahead of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Philippine capital […]
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Help us BOX A SMILE for 3,000 kids this Christmas

The LBC Foundation, in cooperation with Project Pearls, aims to move love this Christmas through its project BOX A SMILE. The LBC Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of LBC Express. Together with Project PEARLS, a non-profit organization, whose […]