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...

Dine & Dish: Arts in the Heart offers international flavor

...Philippine noodles), tangy chicken adobo and rice. Native desserts are available too.The dish: The grills at the Philippines booth heat up once again as festival attendees get to enjoy a once-a-year treat: the slightly sweet, sizzling...

Concert pays tribute to World War II veterans

...our children about the significance of World War II."Also in the audience was Richard Craig, 90, who served in the Philippines during World War II."I'm so thankful for events like the one today," he said. "Seeing these videos brings...

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...S. In the last months I have tried to order several things by mail and the person answering was in Costa Rica, the Philippines, etc. Thank God for people like Trump who know how fed up the American people are.ALAS, THE MASS murders seem...


...Shaquille O'Neal also were on hand for the ceremony on the 40th anniversary of Ali's victory over Joe Frazier in the Philippines, an epic 14-round battle known as the "Thrilla in Manila." The 73-year-old Ali is battling Parkinson's...

Dahlberg: "Thrilla in Manilla" between Ali and Frazier resonates 40 years later

...both fighters."I was thinking to myself, why don't they just ban boxing now?" Kilroy said.The president of the Philippines had welcomed the two fighters to his country, and Ferdinand Marcos and his wife, Imelda, were among the 28,000...

Global markets mostly fall amid auto woes, Japan drop

...3,142.69. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 1.2 percent to 5,060.10. Benchmarks in Taiwan, Thailand the Philippines were lower.ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude was down 12 cents at $44.36 a barrel in electronic trading on the...

Former parsonage will be missionary family's stateside home

...missionary family from a village in the Philippines boarded a plane Friday for a...also has done mission work in the Philippines. The missionaries are coming...and Mrs. Rice were born in the Philippines. He is the son of American missionaries...

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Missionaries readjust to American life while on furlough

...but missionaries on leave from the Philippines are not everyday customers...oldest, is married and stayed in the Philippines. In June, the Rices moved into...spent most of their lives in the Philippines. They last had leave in the...

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Clues in e-mail virus case

...Saturday they are helping police in the Philippines search for the creator of the...student at a computer college in the Philippines, while a Swedish researcher...that it might have originated in the Philippines. The officials cautioned Saturday...

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