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Motherhood–how does one do it?


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Time spent at my daughter’s home in Florida has stirred memories when I was a working housewife in the United States and she was just a baby. As I watch her play her many roles and wear different hats, I am in awe of her stamina and dedication. I tell her: “You are like a juggler, keeping all the balls up in the air and not dropping a single one. How do you do it?”

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

From caregiver to singer, Rose Fostanes is living her dream

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When Rose Fostanes stepped into the waiting room for Filipinos hoping to secure a work visa at the Israel Embassy in Manila, the recognition she received was nothing short of surreal.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Giving back to OFWs through education

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ALISON Gailan, Emir-Diogene Mendoza, Andrei Karoly Hernandez, Joseph Kennedy Tabor Jr., Nel Jason Haw; (front row) Raoul Daniel Manuel, Louise Ann Florelle Pasadilla, Christine Joyce Agapito, Joezelle Salunga and Cloie Anne Rabinetas during BPI 2013 Search for the Ten Outstanding Expat Pinoy Children. PHOTOS BY ARNOLD ALMACEN

Raoul Daniel A. Manuel stared at the giant screen where a recorded video message of his dad Raul, a Canada-based caregiver, was being shown.

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Parenting | Read More »

Feels like home

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The sound of voices speaking in Tagalog catches our attention as we enter Holiday Inn in Cotai Strip Resorts Macau. “Pinoy,” says one of the bellhops, smiling at our group while helping carry our luggage.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Travel | Read More »

Philippe Lhuillier: ‘I’m a different kind of diplomat’

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EDNA and Philippe Lhuillier. PHOTO BY NELSON MATAWARAN

Businessman-diplomat Philippe J. Lhuillier has a soft spot for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). After serving 11 years in a plum post like Italy as Philippine ambassador, Portugal may seem like a letdown.

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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