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Philippines

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Top Philippines Articles

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  • 'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum

    'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum
    The artist Sheila Pree Bright has spent her adult life trying to sort through her mixed feelings about the American flag. It's just a red, white and blue bolt of cloth. But all the Atlanta resident has to do is glance up casually and see one at the...
  • It's time for the House to take up immigration [Commentary]

    It's time for the House to take up immigration [Commentary]
    On Monday, the Supreme Court dashed the hopes of noncitizen children who had already waited years for visas to come to the United States with their families. Federal law allows immigrants to bring their unmarried, minor children with them to the U.S., but...
  • Teresa P. deKowzan, nurse

    Teresa P. deKowzan, nurse
    Teresa P. deKowzan, a registered nurse who during her 35-year career at Mercy Medical Center was supervisor of the delivery room and served as a mentor to young nurses, died Saturday of breast cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. She was 90....
  • Hearts for Haiyan fundraiser demonstrates true holiday spirit [West Laurel]

    Let the holidays begin. Christmas lights are already twinkling throughout the neighborhoods. Bond Mill Elementary has found the true holiday spirit. They know that it is better to give than to receive. The Student Council, G.O.L.D Committee and PTO have...
  • Student organizes skating show to benefit typhoon victims

    Student organizes skating show to benefit typhoon victims
    For Friends School junior Aubrey Akers, the Philippines is like a homeland away from home. Although she was born in the U.S., Akers' mother, Mary Anne, and extended family are from the Philippines. When Akers' grandfather, Joseph Alabanza comes to...
  • A jewel of charm city [Commentary]

    A jewel of charm city [Commentary]
    Tucked away among many vacant houses on the 200 block of West Lexington Street, is one of the jewels of Charm City: the headquarters of Catholic Relief Services, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year by highlighting stories of its faithful...
  • Baltimore-area nonprofits begin relief efforts in Philippines

    Baltimore-area nonprofits begin relief efforts in Philippines
    Jo-Ann de Belen, who works for Baltimore-based nonprofit World Relief, was recently mobilized to the Philippines to coordinate relief efforts after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the region and left thousands dead. Though she has worked in crisis situations...
  • Covering the quaint little people

    A fellow editor takes note of this passage from a New York Times article out of Quinapondan, Philippines:  “My people are starving,” he tells the government workers, whose requisition notebooks do not favor this rural flyspeck, population...
  • Baltimore emergency manager flying to help in Philippines

    Baltimore emergency manager flying to help in Philippines
    A top Baltimore emergency manager is flying to the Philippines today to help medical teams after a typhoon killed thousands and displaced more than a half-million people. C.P. Hsia, director of planning for the Mayor's Office of Emergency Management,...
  • Disaster in the Philippines [editorial]

    Disaster in the Philippines  [Editorial]
    The magnitude of the catastrophe wrought by Typhoon Haiyan on the central Philippines Friday began to emerge over the weekend in the grisly images of buildings reduced to matchsticks and bodies lying in the streets. The Philippines were still reeling from...
  • Local agencies prepare response efforts in Philippines

    Local agencies prepare response efforts in Philippines
    Baltimore-area organizations were mobilizing relief efforts Saturday after one of the strongest typhoons to make landfall — with winds reaching almost 200 mph — struck the central Philippines, leaving as many as 1,200 people dead....
  • Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon

    Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon
    Date: Aug. 31 Her story: Ruby Estayan, 26, grew up in Manila, Philippines. She moved to Maryland with her family in 2006. She is a geriatric nurse at Genesis HealthCare Heritage Center in Dundalk. Her parents, Tess and Raul Estayan, live in Abingdon....