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Pinoys ‘vote’ in mock US elections throughout PHL

By Andrei Medina/GMA News – While they know that their votes will not count, Filipinos in various parts of the Philippines participated in “mock elections” that coincided with the actual United States federal elections on November 7. Spearheaded by the US Embassy in Manila, the mock elections are being Read more »

Happy New Year to All!

MANILA, Philippines — Thank God for the New Year! Significantly ushered in by the recent celebration of the Birth of the Child Jesus, it gives us a fresh sense of hope. It gives us the opportunity to start anew, drawing inspiration from the triumphs experienced and discerning lessons from Read more »

Santiago files Anti-Epal Bill

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By Christian V. Esguerra – If you’re not paying for the project, don’t grab credit for it. This, in essence, is the message Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago is trying to convey through Senate Bill No. 1967, which is now undergoing committee deliberations. Santiago, now busy campaigning for a seat on Read more »

Samantha Sotto’s journey before Ever After

By MEANN ORTIZ – In Samantha Sotto’s fictional world, the road to immortality begins with dreams and ends with a choice and the will to overcome death. Her journey to becoming a published author also began with a dream, albeit one that you would not expect from someone who Read more »

Greatness in the Pinoy (toy) in ‘Foldabots’

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By Katrina Stuart Santiago – It’s easy to ignore the Foldabots Toy Book series by Jomike Tejido (Summit Publishing, Vol 3. 2010). For one thing it does look like a graphic novel that’s only for kids, young boys in particular. For another, there isn’t a whole lot of noise Read more »

Asia’s largest budget airline, Filipino partners take on local industry

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By Lala Rimando – Asia’s largest low-cost airline, AirAsia Berhad, is out to rock the Philippine airline industry.