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Manila (Philippines)

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  • Imelda Marcos' infamous shoes damaged by termites, monsoon

     
    The shoes were the stuff of legend: pairs upon colorful pairs of pumps, flats and other footwear that evinced the lavish lifestyle of Imelda Marcos, the woman wed to deposed strongman Ferdinand Marcos.Thousands of showy shoes were found at the Manila...
  • The Week in Pictures | Sept. 24-30, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Philippines seeks to reduce numbers of overseas domestic workers

     
    In the face of complaints of abuse and fraud abroad, government officials are seeking to stem the wave of more than a million Filipina workers who have headed overseas to work as maids. The outpouring of Filipinos to other countries has paid off for the...
  • Pictures in the News | March 8, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in India, where the All India Peace and Solidarity Organization members launch sky lanterns during International Women's Day in Hyderabad. The celebration wasn't so peaceful over in the Philippines, where protesters...
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 20, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the news: —The 10 Freeway in Pomona was shut down in both directions Monday night after two accidents, including a fiery crash involving a big rig and several vehicles that left one person dead. The pileup was reported about...
  • Norwegian touts meeting new international maritime labor 'bill of rights'

    Norwegian Cruise Line is the first major cruise operator to comply with an international "bill of rights" for maritime workers, according to the Miami-based company. Norwegian Cruise Line is the first major cruise operator to comply with an...
  • Travel info for Boracay Island, Philippines

    Travel info for Boracay Island, Philippines
    The best way to Boracay, Philippines From LAX, Philippine Airlines offers nonstop service to Manila, and All Nippon Airways, JAL, Cathay Pacific, Asiana, Delta, Korean, Hawaiian, Air China, Singapore and Malaysia offer connecting service (change of...
  • Limo fire: Victim planned Manila hilltop wedding, father says

    Limo fire: Victim planned Manila hilltop wedding, father says
    A woman killed over the weekend in a Bay Area limousine fire was going to have a wedding on a hilltop in the Philippines, her family said. Neriza Fojas, 31, had already had a civil wedding ceremony in Las Vegas with her husband, Carlo Moya, but was...
  • Dela Rosa appointed new chief information officer at HCC

    Dr. Christopher Dela Rosa has been appointed as chief information officer at Harford Community College. In this position, Dela Rosa will continue to provide leadership to staff and manage the day-to-day operations of Computing and Technology Services....
  • Building a cathedral of learning

    Building a cathedral of learning
    Just months after Luis Calingo stepped into his new role as Woodbury University's president, he is reshaping the school's vision while leading a new campus-wide conversation. “We need to draft a new strategic plan for the university,” Calingo...
  • Don't Stop Believin': YouTube to stage, with a Journey score ★★ 1/2

    Don't Stop Believin': YouTube to stage, with a Journey score ★★ 1/2
    What happened to Arnel Pineda will only increase the fearsome number of YouTube videos showcasing the efforts of aspiring rock vocalists worldwide. Five years ago, searching for a new lead vocalist, members of the band Journey spent untold hours...