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She’s selling hugs, I was crying when i learned why

A mother would do anything for their children. Even if it means throwing away their ego to give the best for them. They would not let their children suffer in any way. A mother named Chen Dejan stood in a subway station in Chongqing, China. Her daughter was sitting right beside her. From the looks of the child, she was ...

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New World Record for Skydiving

A new world record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation is set by 164 flyers in Illinois, Chicago. Seven planes helped 164 skydivers set the world record for the largest vertical formation. The skydivers hit speeds of up to 240mph while creating the formation, which resembled a giant flower. It took the team 13 attempts to beat the 2012 ...

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CFO: PDOS online registration starts Aug 17

MANILA – Filipinos with immigrant visas will have to reserve and register online before attending the Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) and the Peer Counseling Program (PCP) of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) in Manila. “Only clients who present a confirmed reservation slot and who have accomplished the online registration form, with the corresponding barcode reference number will be admitted ...

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Itanong Mo Kay Ato! -An online legal counseling service

MANILA – Victims of human trafficking, illegal recruitment and mail-order brides can now have access to legal counseling online, for free. The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) partnered with the Office of the Legal Aid (OLA) of the Arellano Law Foundation (AFL) for the creation of the online legal counseling service, “Itanong Mo Kay Ato!” “We are very excited about ...

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World’s First Head Transplant Successful

Johannesburg, South Africa- After Nineteen hours of operation, the world’s first ever head transplant was a success. Thanks to the surgeons of Charlotte Maxexe Johannesburg Academic Hospital in Johannesburg who carried out the procedure last February but waited until the operation was successful before they made public announcement. “It was a massive breakthrough” Doctor Tom Downey, who was part of the South African team who ...

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Dinosaur invades Dubai?

Last week, some people in Dubai, United Arab Emirates were all caught up when a dinosaur was seen chasing around. Many of them didn’t know where to go and what to do. The lost dino seemed fond of chasing these people and scattering pop corns all over! This has been the run of their lifetime. The viewers of the Jurassic ...

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50 shades of crazy – Man restrained on plane with cable ties

If you throw a tantrum on an airplane, be prepared to face the consequences. A group of passengers had to physically restrain a man on an Etihad Airways flight from Abu Dhabi to Melbourne after he attacked a flight attendant. The incident happened on June 17, and according to witnesses, the man in his 20’s got upset after a flight ...

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Filipina who dreamed big: Space scientist Angelita Castro-Kelly, 73

MANILA – The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) has paid tribute to space scientist Angelita Castro-Kelly, who passed away last week in the US. The multi-awarded Pinay succumbed to lupus complications on June 7, at the age of 73. She is survived by her husband and three children. “The PCW is grateful to Castro-Kelly for inspiring ‘Juanas’ to dream big ...

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Aiming for permanent residency abroad?

Learn how to get permanent residency overseas as a skilled worker or professional. By Crispin R. Aranda, executive director, Immigrant Visa Center If you are looking to migrate or reside abroad, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom all offer permanent migration or residency options. To qualify, applicants must earn points based on age, education, experience, skills or training, ...

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