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Monthly Archives: May, 2013

[News] Taiwan freezes hiring of Filipinos over fisherman death

Taiwan freezes hiring of Filipinos over fisherman death (Yahoo! News) Taiwan — Taiwan on Wednesday suspended the hiring of Philippine workers and recalled its envoy to Manila in protest at … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

[News] No overseas Filipino votes from 25 countries; Dick Is In

No overseas Filipino votes from 25 countries (PhilStar) MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos in 25 countries did not participate in the Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) for the 2013 midterm elections. Certificates … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

[Blog] The Philippine Election 2013 – The Irony of the Filipinos’ Democracy

  I want to stay away from discussing politics and religion in this blog. But with the recent Philippine election results coming to a close, two quotes come to mind … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

[News] More Help for Maids and Migrant Workers

New telephone helpline for maids from 1 June (Channel News Asia) SINGAPORE: From 1 June, there will be a new telephone helpline (1800-FDW-HELP or 1800-339-4357) for foreign domestic workers. The … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

[News] Japan grants PH investment grade

  Japan grants PH investment grade (Rappler.com) Philippines – The Japan Credit Rating Agency Ltd. (JCRA) has granted the Philippines an investment grade credit rating following the similar upgrades the … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

[News] Filipino voters in Singapore arrive in trickles

Filipino voters in Singapore arrive in trickles (Rappler.com) The past 3 Saturdays I was at the Philippine embassy as an Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) volunteer, the atmosphere had been consistently … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

[News] Philippines Volcano Spews Ash, Kills 5

Philippines Volcano Spews Ash, Kills 5 (Wall Street Journal) Philippines — The Philippine volcano Mount Mayon spewed ash and rocks early Tuesday, killing four German tourists and one of their Filipino … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

[Sports] Pacquiao vs Marquez No Mas

Pacquiao Won’t Get A Chance To Avenge His KO Loss to Marquez (PhilBoxing.com) Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao won’t get a chance to avenge his crushing 6th round knockout to … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

[Events] Weekly Happenings (6 – 12 May)

6 May Crazy Mondays at District 10 (6 May | Clubbing) No Diet Day (6 May | DOTY) 7 May Divers Night at The Vault (7 May | Clubbing) Drizzle … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment