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Carlos Yulo thinks more Filipinos should try gymnastics

Philippines’ Carlos Edriel Yulo reacts after performing on the floor during the apparatus finals at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle in Stuttgart, southern Germany, on October 12, 2019. (Photo by Thomas KIENZLE / AFP) MANILA, Philippines—After ...

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Teachers now joining diaspora of Filipinos seeking greener pasture

Emerald Jorda (front) with her students at Stamford University in Bangkok (PHOTO BY EMERALD JORDA) Last Aug. 29, this message came to me: “Good morning ma’am, I was hired to teach in Hanoi, Vietnam next week. Thank you for inspiring ...

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Filipinos may now get free e-visa to enter 2 Russian areas

Filipinos may no get e-visas for Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad Region (outlined in red). (Image from Google Maps) MANILA, Philippines — Filipinos may now be granted a free electronic visa to visit Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad Region in ...

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‘Epidemic proportion’: 7 million Filipinos may have diabetes – Duque

[embedded content] Diabetes in the Philippines has reached “epidemic proportions”, Health Secretary Francisco Duque said Thursday, with around 7 million Filipinos being diagnosed with the illness.  “Ang latest data namin, 2015, mga 6 percent, 6 million more or less ang ...

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Young, tech-savvy Filipinos attract investors: IT jobs platform

[embedded content] A young, tech-savvy population, more than cheap labor, is helping the Philippines lure investors and create jobs, according to an IT jobs platform. Multinationals are attracted to the country’s resilient labor market, ictjobs.ph founder Fred Tshidimba tells ANC’s ...

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Vallejo, Calif. town hall meetings set to ID health issues among Filipinos

VALLEJO, California — To identify issues affecting Vallejo’s Filipino community, Stanford University, Solano County Public Health, and the Filipino Community of Solano County, will host eight town hall meetings for input from the community. ADVERTISEMENT The next town hall will ...

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Flames from Filipino’s burning van kills girl in Minneapolis

Roberto Lino Hipolito of Long Beach, California is seen in booking photos provided by the Anoka County, Minnesota jail. MINNEAPOLIS – A 70-year-old man camping in a Walmart parking lot put a hot cook stove in his van, causing it ...

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Vessel carrying 7 Filipinos capsizes off Brunei

MANILA – A fishing vessel carrying 7 Filipinos capsized off the coast of Brunei, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Monday. In a statement, the DFA said it is coordinating with Brunei authorities for updates on the country’s joint search ...

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4 out of 5 Filipinos satisfied with conduct, results of May 2019 elections: SWS

MANILA – Majority of Filipinos were satisfied with the conduct, as well as the results of the May 2019 elections, according to the latest survey released by Social Weather Stations (SWS) Tuesday. The pollster found that 80 percent of those ...

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Like Hongkongers, Filipinos Must Warn the World About China

Hong Kong demonstration. Photo: GETTY he residents of Hong Kong continue to demonstrate against Chinese rule. Since its handover to China in 1997, residents of the former British colony have experienced first-hand what living under Communist China is like. Hongkongers ...

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