Archive for Filipino Abroad

A FILIPINO-AMERICAN professor is shaping the global business thinking around the world through his works. Doctor J. Mark Munoz started his career in senior international management roles and became the Account Director for the United States and Asia-Pacific for a market research and consulting firm based in New Jersey. Munoz studied high school at the University of the Philippines in Cebu, acquired his bachelor’s degree at the West Visayas State…

CILICAP, Indonesia — Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones in a sign that Indonesia will imminently execute eight foreigners and one Indonesian man, despite an international outcry and pleas for mercy. The nine inmates, all convicted on drug charges, were given 72-hour notices over the weekend that they would be executed by a firing squad, prompting a…

CEBU is a home to the many churches founded by the Augustinian priests, who were the first missionaries to reach the Philippines. It is where the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño (commonly known as Santo Niño Church), which was founded in 1565, grew in popularity as the cradle of Philippine Christianity and the sanctuary of the holy image of Senyor Santo Niño. Aside from the Santo Niño Church, also featured…

By Rebelander Basilan TERESITA Castro flew to Dubai in March 2013 to work as a domestic helper, but a road accident left her paralyzed less than a month later. For almost two years, the 43-year-old Asturias, Cebu native stayed in a hospital under the care of Filipino nurses, unable to talk and walk. She was flown back to Cebu yesterday with the help of a group of professionals from Asturias…

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