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US ambassador promotes baseball among Pinoy kids

By Josef T. Ramos – US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas Jr. is helping turn into reality the dream of poor Filipino children to become great baseball players someday.

A Filipino couple's glossy success story in New York

Pinoy map lands on iconic shoe

By Karen Galarpe – The Philippine map became highly visible on T-shirts this year especially during the presidential campaign when then Senator Benigno Aquino III and running-mate Senator Mar Roxas wore them in yellow and blue respectively almost every day.

Pinoy whiz kid earns cash as hobby mechanic

By Don Tagala, ABS CBN North America News Bureau – Francisco “Nino” Estrada III looks like an ordinary kid who loves to fly remote controlled airplanes and choppers. But for Filipinos in Tampa, Florida, Estrada is known for his extraordinary gizmos and gadgets.

Pinoy music teacher is subject of 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition'

By Rodney Jaleco – When Rhex Arboleda sings in church lately, it will be with great thanksgiving after his house was given a free renovation courtesy of hit TV series “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.”

The Power of Cheche's Dream

By Maria A. Ressa – The energy in the room was electrifying. People were hugging, kissing, screaming. Network rivalry collapsed as journalists from competing stations created a safe zone under the sanctuary of Probe.