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NINE-DAY CHRISTMAS NOVENA IN SINGAPORE

Fr.Angel Luciano. CICM,officianted simbang gabi masses for all nine... Read more

With God, nothing is impossible... Simbang Gabi stories of heartbreak and misery end in courage and strengthened faith

CHEATING HUSBAND WANTS SECOND CHANCE Dear Father Angel, Itago niyo na lang po ako sa pangalang Ana. Laking pasasalamat ko sa Diyos na nabigyan hindi lang ako, pati na rin asawa at kuya ko, ng magagandang oportunidad dito sa Singapore. Mahigit limang taon na kaming nagtatrabaho dito. Awa ng Diyos, may konti na rin kaming naipundar at nakakatulong naman kami sa aming mga pamilya. ... Read more

STYLE: From childhood memorie...

The Best in Recycled Gown award went to nurse Mary Anne de Vera, whose "coco couture" represented Mother Earth. As a nurse working shifts, she used her spare time trying to fashion an eco-friendly gown using recycled cardboard boxes hand-painted with gold paint, and actual coconut tree bark cut into different shapes and sizes. She chose these materials to show that it's possible to create something out of nothing while protecting the environments and saving Mother Earth. Photo: Beyond Photograph... Read more

ABC TURNS 2!

HINDI AKO fan ng Aldub. Pero tulad ng milyonmilyong Pilipino - overseas worker o hindi - kailangan ko rin ng Aldub sa buhay ko. Para sa mga hindi nakakaalam kung sino o ano ang Aldub - oo, meron pang mga taong walang kamuwang-muwang pagdating sa "Juan for All, All for Juan" segment ng Eat Bulaga nung July lamang.Al is for actor Alden Richards, ang... Read more

RADIOGRAPHERS CHRISTMAS PARTY

The Filipino Senior Radiographers in Singapore marked their annual get-together with an early Christmas BBQ attended by members and their families, through the efforts of Filipino-Singaporean Cornelio Gutierrez Padre, a principal radiographer at Singapore Members playing key roles in the group's organisation are Johnie Castro Arnold GapayFerdinand Bernardo Siegfred and Loveli ArquillanoOlivia and Rey Pagco Felix and Tess FriasCesar Sayat... Read more

FILTREPS SESSIONS: Building an entrepreneurial mindset

FILTREPS - a newly organised group of Filipino entrepreneurs in Singapore - held its very first "FILTREP Session" last month where featured speakers showcased their trades and shared how they faced the challenges and risks of entrepreneurship.Topicsdiscussed included decisionmaking pitfalls and learning from them building a professional marketing approach and leveraging the power of online media in terms of brand presence and reaching a target audience... Read more

METRO REMITTANCE SINGAPORE TURNS 14!

Metro Remittance Singapore, led by General Manager Chary Yap (centre, in blue), celebrated its 14th anniversary with a luncheon attended by Embassy officials, Filipino managers, Filcom friends and Metro Remittance clients.From left: Christian Oliveros of Pag-IBIG SSS representative Elena DG Clemente PS deputy editor Irene Curtis LBC Express team head Sharon Tordesillas Venus Emparado of PTT Engineering Lailani Bagtas Pastor Rey Solano Amb... Read more

CATWALK LADIES

These Filipina OFWs acquired poise, rhythm,timing and attitude needed to help them win modelling competitions and beauty pageants at the CATWALK 101 WORKSHOP organised by Manila Production (MP) last Nov 1 at Philippine Bayanihan Centre.Seated from right:MP executive producer Carmina Veluz guest speaker Shes My Girl 2011 Mildred Napone MP production managing director Missy Villanueva and LBC Express team head Sharon Tordesillas with the lovely workshop attendees. ... Read more

WALK WITH H.O.M.E.

Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (HOME) holds its inaugural walkathon to raise funds for the non-profit organisation's welfare assistance, advocacy, and social integration services to migrant workers in Singapore. HOME CEO and founder Bridget Tan graced the event after a long battle with stroke,lending inspiration to all HOME members and volunteers participating in the walk... Read more

Get Lucky Book Launch

Get Lucky - an anthology on Filipino stories and experiences in Singapore, written by Filipino and Singaporeans alike - was successfully launched as part of the 2015 Singapore Writers Festival last Nov 7 at The Arts House. The book - containing 22 poems nine personal essays and four short stories - was the number three bestselling book at the Festival. In photo:Get Lucky writers and editors.Get Lucky contributors with Embassy officials... Read more

CONGRATULATIONS, FOWS NURSING AIDE COURSE GRADUATES!

Nursing Aide course instructor Marilou Sagadaen has been a volunteer teacher in FOWS since 2011. She took up Caregiving in TESDA and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Nueva Vizcaya State University. As of 2015 a total of 184 students have successfully completed the Nursing Aide course from FOWS (Filipino Overseas Workers in Singapore).Nelly Julaton (centre) with fellow graduates hold up their Nursing Aide certificates.Nelly 38... Read more

Maker Faire Singapore

Philippine Bayanihan Society Singapore (PBSS) committees and volunteers - led by (second row, centre) PBSS President Emeritus Jenny Chua,Philippine Ambassador Antonio Morales and PBSS President Ranvir Kumar Singh - celebrated their 14th anniversary and Christmas party on Nov 15 at Qian Xi Restaurant.Volunteers receiving Certificates of Appreciation from PBSS honorary assistant secretary Minnie Lau and honorary member Ning De ... Read more

PHILIPPINE ART TREK 2015 IN SINGAPORE

The 9th Philippine Art Trek concluded its successful five-exhibition run in Singapore last month. A pet project of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, the annual arts event serves as a unique platform for Filipino artists to introduce Philippine art in Singaporere. From left: Amb. Antonio Morales (centre) with Singapore-based Filipino visual artists Larry Calderon and Pierre Patricio at the symbolic opening of ... Read more

TGFI GLOBAL SUMMIT

HOW TO MAKE MONEY. 600 OFWs attended the first TGFI Global Summit organised by The Global Filipino Investors last Oct 24 at Hotel Re! to hear 11 financial experts discuss wealth generation, entrepreneurship and personal finance, specifically for overseas Filipinos. In photo: The TGFI committee with featured speakers - Pesos And Sense founder Aya Laraya and COL Financial chairman Edward Lee (5th & 6th from left... Read more