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2 Filipinos safe after rescue from Korean ferry

As of 04/18/2014 4:53 PM
The two Filipinos who were among those rescued from a South Korean ferry that capsized on Wednesday are safe, Korean authorities have confirmed. Full article

Filipina arrested for fake bills in Malaysia

As of 04/18/2014 12:38 PM
Malaysian police have arrested an African man and a Filipina woman in possession of "black money," or counterfeit bills amounting to around P44 million on Tuesday. Full article

Bakery with a Pinoy twist opens in California

As of 04/18/2014 8:49 AM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – A new bakeshop chain with a Pinoy twist recently opened in California. Full article

Pinoy ready to run again in 2014 Boston Marathon

As of 04/17/2014 4:43 PM
REDWOOD CITY, California – A year ago on April 15, two pressure cooker bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon that killed two persons and injured 264 others. Full article

Filipino teachers in Maryland may soon lose jobs

As of 04/17/2014 2:47 PM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Over a hundred Filipino teachers in Maryland may soon lose their American dream after their employer announced it will not likely continue sponsoring their work visas. Full article

PH students eligible for new scholarship in Japan

As of 04/17/2014 10:11 AM
NAGOYA - The Aichi prefectural government is offering scholarships to foreign students from 22 Asian countries, including the Philippines, to study at graduate schools in the prefecture on condition that they work for local companies after graduation. Full article

Visa-free travel to Japan may start by June

As of 04/16/2014 6:21 PM
MANILA – The Philippine Ambassador to Japan on Wednesday said that Filipinos may travel to the land of the rising sun without any need for a visa by June. Full article

OFW from UAE tests positive for MERS-CoV

As of 04/16/2014 5:59 PM
Health Secretary Enrique Ona on Wednesday confirmed that an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who arrived in Manila on Tuesday tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Full article

What's next for Kirby Asunto?

As of 04/16/2014 3:27 PM
MANILA – Filipina-American Kirby Asunto got her first shot at fame during the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas, Nevada back in 2012. Full article

High-paying jobs in Japan for Pinoys

As of 04/16/2014 1:12 PM
MANILA (2nd UPDATE) - If you are looking for a job not too far away from the Philippines, then Japan may just be the host country for you. Full article