Josephina Francisco

...was "God's will has no why". She earned her bachelor's degree in Business Administration at the University of the Philippines in 1969. She worked with the First United Bank and Technology Resource Center in Manila prior to migrating to the United...

Immigrants improve U.S.

...from Europe. In 2012, only 11.8 percent came from Europe; origins have spread to places such as China, India and the Philippines.Our economy would be benefited by newcomers. Many industries and businesses are created for and by immigrants every year...

Changing world of book publishing offers varied options for authors

...costs (such as cover design and editing) can rapidly accumulate.? Many of the key staff members live and work in the Philippines (accents can be very heavy).? Some POD publishers mandate the retail price for books (sometimes setting the price...

Loss to Floyd Mayweather could be a political win for Manny Pacquiao

MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao lost his biggest fight in the ring, but that won't stop him from plotting a bigger comeback ? in the political...

Manny Pacquiao revives career, lifts Philippines with win over Brandon Rios

...desperately needed inspiration to the disaster-stricken Philippines with a victory over Brandon Rios on Sunday.Pacquiao entered...Pacquiao carried the burden of being the favorite son of the Philippines and the man the nation looked to as a source of joy and hope...

After Philippines dusk, the call center day begins

MANILA, Philippines -- It's 9 p.m. as Tim Lavin...Filipino and foreign players in the Philippines' booming call center business, which...its first two call centers in the Philippines. From "almost unexplored territory...

Philippines investing in its call centers

MANILA - The Philippines is the world's call-center capital...In little more than a decade, the Philippines has overtaken India in running call...lawyers, doctors and bankers.In the Philippines, non-voice work last year accounted...

Philippines defeats South Korea by 2 strokes at Women's World Cup

...Jennifer Rosales and Dorothy Delasin of the Philippines shot a 7-under 65 Sunday to beat South...a homeward nine against six for the Philippines. It was the reverse for the opening...the par-4 sixth, to pressure the Philippines, who birdied the first and third holes...

AT&T paying $25M to settle US action over data breaches

...action to date.The breaches occurred from November 2013 to April 2014 at AT&T call centers in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines, the FCC said. Most customers were Spanish-speaking U.S. residents whose calls were routed to those centers.Call...

Mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is finally here

...will be risking his legacy against arguably the best opponent of his career, while Pacquiao will carry the weight of the Philippines into the ring at the MGM Grand arena."Everyone talks about the money, the money, the money," Mayweather said. "I...