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Celebrating 55 years of Filipino Art – Manila Bulletin

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (PSPC) takes a look back at how its National Students Art Competition (NSAC), now celebrating its 55th anniversary, has evolved in a continuously changing world while creating a unique legacy of talented artists. Its current theme, “Sulong Sining,” is a call of action to students and young creatives to advance and […]Read More

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AIA Acquires Filipino Healthcare Firm

Insurance giant AIA has acquired a healthcare firm in the Philippines as part of its growth drive in Asia. AIA has agreed to buy Filipino healthcare services provider MediCard, according to a statement, with the deal subject to regulatory approvals. MediCard is a healthcare and health service provider in the Philippines with over 92,000 members and a […]Read More

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N.J.’s first Filipino food truck offers authentic cuisine with a

The cousins had a dream. Joseph Maglaqui and Jeffrey Fama are two of the 12 cousins in their family who always hoped to open a business together, whether it be a small cafe or even a food truck. They planned to combine Maglaqui’s years of restaurant experience and Fama’s financial background. And eventually, that’s exactly […]Read More

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Red Cross Ready to Help as Typhoon Noru Hits the

People in northern Philippines are scrambling to safe areas and evacuation centers as Super Typhoon Noru (locally named Karding) begins to batter thousands of cities, homes and infrastructure. The typhoon, which had maximum wind speeds of 161 mph, made landfall at the Polillio islands north-eastern Philippines late Sunday, September 25, local time. Philippine Red Cross […]Read More

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Typhoon Noru makes landfall in Philippines

A powerful typhoon has gained strength while approaching the northeastern Philippines, prompting the evacuations of thousands of people, including in the capital, Manila. Typhoon Noru is swirling at sea and is forecast to sustain winds of 190 kilometres an hour, as well as gusts of up to 240 kilometres an hour. Thousands of people have […]Read More

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Philippines, US on track to deepen alliance as Marcos concludes

MANILA: The Philippines is on track to deepen its alliance with the US, experts said this week, as the first meeting between President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and his US counterpart Joe Biden showed mutual intention to revive long-standing ties that were undermined during the previous Philippine presidency. Marcos and Biden held their inaugural face-to-face talks […]Read More

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Kennesaw State nursing professor’s grant funds study of Alzheimer’s care

KENNESAW, Ga. | Sep 23, 2022 A personal mission inspires Mary Dioise Ramos every day, and now she’ll have a chance to bring positive change to people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. Mary Ramos The assistant professor of nursing in Kennesaw State University’s Wellstar College of Health and Human Services was awarded a […]Read More

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Filipino victims: Justice elusive decades after martial law | Associated

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Survivors of torture and other atrocities under Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Wednesday marked his martial law declaration 50 years ago by pressing their demand for justice and apology from his son — now the country’s president in a stunning reversal of fortunes for the once reviled family. Activists held street […]Read More

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Marcos confident Philippines a ‘moderately prosperous country’ by 2040 │

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. expressed confidence on Wednesday (PHL time) that the Philippines could be a “moderately prosperous country” by 2040. At the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Marcos reiterated that the country remains on track in reaching the upper middle-income status in 2023. “With steady investment in food [security], […]Read More