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  • Meningitis vaccine
    What happened on 'Outbreak News Today' for the week of Sept. 14-20
    It was another eventful week in the world of infectious diseases and global outbreaks on the news magazine, Outbreak News Today this past week.Here are the hot topics covered:Ebola and more EbolaThe rapid and ever evolving news cycle surrounding...
  • Red Window Project Field Office Director
    Philippines director of trafficking survivor organization speaking in Bay Area
    Jonna Eleccion, Field Office Director for Red Window Project, is making her first visit to the U.S. and will be presenting an overview of the organization’s work in Livermore, CA, on September 28. Now entering its fourth year of operation,...
  • Avery Johnson
    Avery Johnson envisions a Filipino in the NBA soon, serves as perfect paradigm
    The love and passion Filipinos have for the sport of basketball is truly immeasurable. But as far as having the pedigree to produce talent capable of running with the world's best in the NBA, height has always been a measure that's been a...
  • Ninoy Aquino International Airport
    Bombers thwarted at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines
    Terrorism seems to strike every country in the world to some extent these days. Thanks to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and a tip, an attempted bombing of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) was thwarted before dawn on...
  • Philippine Internet Service / Telecoms
    Having trouble with Smart, Globe, or other ISPs in the Philippines
    Dealing with an internet connection in the Philippines can sometimes be pure hell. The companies oversell their service and typically do not have the equipment to handle all the traffic that the plethora of devices connecting to their service...
  • Charity Milers Helping Feed Children in the Philippines
    Charity Milers feeding children in the Philippines
    Thousands of runners, walkers and bikers have joined the Charity Miles movement over the last two years. Using this free app, they have taken fitness to a new level of helping social causes. Every mile exercised means a donation to charity via the...
  • Surviving the UPCAT and what lies ahead
    Surviving the UPCAT and what lies ahead
    Dressing up faster than The Flash and skipping breakfast.Those were two of my more vivid recollections of that special time when I surprisingly outwitted myself by defying my own personal “gravity”.I took care of business that day ...
  • The Sierra Madre
    The Sierra Madre, A Floating Museum
    The Sierra Madre is a 70 yr. old military ship. It is banked at the shallow “Second Thomas Shoal” a region in the Spratly Islands near the Philippines. The ship is the post for eight Filipino marines who guard the Shoal 24/7. The oil...
  • The City of Pines
    What we learned in Baguio: Exploring the City of Pines in rainy June
    They say it’s more fun in the Philippines.So there goes our reason for packing our bags to leave our home in the middle of summer and travel thousands of miles to go to Manila.The mind-twisting 18 hour plane ride and the long and winding...
  • City of Pines
    What we learned in Baguio: Exploring the City of Pines in rainy June
    They say it’s more fun in the Philippines.So there goes our reason for packing our bags to leave our home in the middle of summer and travel thousands of miles to go to Manila.The mind-twisting 18 hour plane ride and the long and winding...
  • Eggplant omelet, Filipino tortang talong
    Eggplant omelet, Filipino tortang talong
    This delicious meal is easy to prepare, filling, and one you will make again and again. Tortang talong, or eggplant omelet is a traditional Filipino dish that you will find gracing many dinner tables throughout the Philippines. You can also add...
  • Love discovers basketball truly the sport closest to Filipinos' hearts
    Love discovers basketball truly the sport closest to Filipinos' hearts
    Before Kevin Love arrived in the Philippines this past weekend, he thought boxing was the number one sport in the country, solely because of boxing superstar, Manny Pacquiao's status as the most recognized Filipino athlete of this era.That...
  • Aedes aegypti transmits dengue fever and chikungunya
    Philippines warns of dengue fever and other 'rainy season' diseases
    Health officials in the western Visayas province of Iloilo are warning the public of a variety of infectious diseases that come out of the "rainy season", which has now arrived on the archipelago.Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO),Dr...
  • Vegetarian sinigang, tamarind based Filipino style sour soup
    Vegetarian sinigang, tamarind based Filipino style sour soup
    Ingredients:· 1 Chayote Squash (peeled, seed removed, and chopped into big chunks)· 1 bunch of bok choy (pechay)· 1 medium onion (chopped)· 1 bunch of yard-long beans (sitaw, cut into 1-2 inch pieces)· 1-2 small...
  • Philippine Island
    Is it really more fun in the Philippines?
    For some people, Philippines is just another country that belongs to the third world nations. A place known to have high crime rates, poverty, poor education and corruption. Behind those negative publicity, there are things that made the...