Alan De Luzuriaga

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What my 8-year-old learnt at a Philippine school

Like many parents, I sent my eight-year-old daughter Deborah for extra lessons during the June school holidays which end today.<p>But she didn't attend …

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Manila now world's 2nd top outsourcing hub

MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila is now ranked 2nd behind Bangalore, India in the Tholons Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations for 2014.<p>Aside from …

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of …

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In Christmas message, Pope prays for PH

MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – In his first Christmas message, Pope Francis led the world in praying for the Philippines on Wednesday, December …

Saudi King issues decree donating $10M for Yolanda relief

AL-KHOBAR, SAUDI ARABIA – A Royal Decree was issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosque, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, ordering the …

Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan): Aid, donations from int'l community

MANILA, Philippines (25th UPDATE) – The international community has pledged to assist the Philippines as it struggles to address the devastation …

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Angelina Jolie gets honorary Oscar for humanitarian work

LOS ANGELES, USA – A-list movie star Angelina Jolie was awarded an honorary Oscar for her humanitarian work late Saturday, November 16, at the …

Filipino's Patriotism

Public can now monitor status of foreign aid

MANILA -- The Aquino government has launched a web-based initiative called Foreign Aid Transparency Hub (FAiTH), which will allow the public to …

Malacañang vows transparency in accounting of foreign aid

MANILA, Philippines – As foreign aid pours into the country in bulk, the national government vowed transparency and promised to account for all the …

Aquino to stay in Tacloban until satisfied with relief ops

MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III returned to Tacloban City, Leyte on Sunday, November 17, to oversee relief operations in the …

Man regains sight after doctors replace his eye with a tooth

An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. But what about a tooth for an eye? Current latest trending Philippine headlines on science, technology …

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Balut vendor turns himself into web developer

One of the real-life heroes who took the spotlight in the recent State of the Nation Address of President Aquino once roamed the streets of Rizal …

Need a cab? There's an app for that!

MANILA, Philippines - Cabs are never there when you need them most; whether it's one of those days where it's raining really hard, you need to be …

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Mom Heart came to life within Whole Heart Ministries around 1995 simply out of a heart and vision to encourage mothers. Twenty years later, Mom Heart …

1,000,000 Strong Against Offshore Drilling

Flipboard heads to the web

MANILA, Philippines - Flipboard, the app that lets you turn social network content into a personal magazine, is expanding to computers …

Australia E-Commerce Giant The Catch Group Launches Incubator SketchBook Ventures To Share Its Resources With Startups

Australia’s top online shopping group The Catch Group, which boasts annual revenue of A$350 million ($321 million) and a database of 3.5 million customers, wants to give a hand to fledging startups. Its newly launched incubator SketchBook Ventures seeks to identify promising e-commerce companies …

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A Dog Door That Unlocks With A Bark

David Hunt doesn't get out a circular saw to hack a hole in his door when he gets a dog. No, David Hunt aims for something much bigger, a difficult and precise project that is, functionally, about the same as a doggie door but much more rewarding. And silly. Here he presents the bark-triggered door …

Philippines Jumps On Distributed Energy Bandwagon

The Philippines joined the rapidly growing list of countries allowing consumers who generate their own electric power to sell excess supplies back to the electric grid for a reasonable price.<p>Last week, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), the principal government agency responsible for …

Child bride turned scholar: Education is the road out of poverty

Eight-year-old Tineyi takes my hand and leads me into her mud-thatched hut in my home village of Matau in rural Zimbabwe. There, in a dark corner of the room, is a wooden bookshelf. Carefully crafted by her father, it protects her word-filled treasures from the smoky fire inside the small hut where …

Ugly Animals Deserve Love, Too, Says Ugly Animal Preservation Society (VIDEO)

Not every human can be as beautiful as Brad and Angelina, and not every animal can be cuddly as a panda.<p>A lack of cuteness can be a real problem in the animal kingdom, at least when it comes to getting humans to care about you.<p>Take the blobfish, a deep sea critter that inhabits the waters off the …

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Dennis Rodman: Give me Nobel Prize, please

“If I don’t finish in the top three for the next Nobel Peace Prize, something’s seriously wrong.”<p>Prachi Gupta<p>July 2, 2013 9:32pm (UTC)<p>Kim Jong Un BFF Dennis Rodman would like a Nobel Prize for hanging out with the Supreme Leader of North Korea, arguably the most reviled leader in the world, whom he …