Overseas Filipino


Five-year-old Princez Mallari (seen here held by her mother Michelle) of Pampanga recently had a successful surgery to repair a hole in her heart at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y. under the auspices of Rotary International’s Gift of Life Program.

A Filipina domestic worker from Queens, N.Y. has sued a prominent architect for unpaid wages, sexual harassment and battery, according to ABS-CBN News.


“Le Bassin aux Nymphéas” (1899) by Monet was sold by Vilma Bautista, according to an indictment, to a London gallery for $32 million in September 2010.  (Photo courtesy of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office)


Pope Benedict XVI blesses Filipino nuns and other faithfuls at the closing of the canonization rites at St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Oct. 21.  (AP photo)

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