The Beauty of Down Syndrome

By Bless Salonga The news about Baby Gammy, the boy reportedly abandoned by his Australian parents after being born to a surrogate mother in Thailand, and his complex situation generated mixed emotions all over the world. He had no idea how he was instrumental in opening a can of worms on pregnancy issues, moral and […]

Buwan ng Wika, Bocaue at Bundaberg

Ni Lutgarda “Lee” Espiritu-Pendleton Aking isusulat ang artikulo bilang paggunita sa Buwan ng Wika sa Pilipinas nitong nakaraang Agosto. Buwan ng Wika [Image: Malacanan Palace Facebook] Agosto ay Buwan ng Wika Ang Pilipinas ay binubuo ng 7,107 na mga kapuluan at may mahigit na 100 klase ng mga diyalekto sa iba’t -ibang rehiyon magmula Luzon, […]

Growing ‘study and work’ scam preying on Filipino nurses

By Norma Hennessy It was more than a month ago when I received a colleague’s short call from Sydney requesting assistance for a friend’s cousin in Australia. The simple request turned out to be anything but simple and led to a series of events that got to the top of government departments. Here’s a young […]