Today, October 2, is said to be The International Day of Non-Violence. It’s also the birthday of Mohandas Gandhi, referred to in India as “Gandhi Jayanti.”
Yahoo! Southeast Asia Editors revealed the results of their “Pitong Pinoy” project.
The project is about finding seven Filipinos today who have made a remarkable difference. Their stories of change, volunteerism, and selflessness make us prouder to be Pinoys.
In alphabetical order, they are:
1. Alexis Belonio – He created a cooking stove designed to help poor people have access to hot meals.
ABS-CBN formally jumpstarts its Christmas campaign with President Noynoy Aquino as the guest of honor in the blessing and dedication of the ELJ Communications Center and the launch of its Christmas campaign with a station ID to be aired during “TV Patrol” on Nov 4 (Thurs).
AKO MISMO is about YOU!
Making a stand and taking real action for the causes you believe in. Causes that you yourself can truly pursue to make a real, positive difference to your fellow countryman, to your country.
The Philippines officially made it to the Guinness Book of World Records as the first nation to hold the biggest march against illegal drugs.
On a cloudy day in Hong Kong, the inaugural Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Asia meeting opened with Asia’s best and brightest who were armed with conviction to commit their life’s work towards turning Asia’s future around. KC Concepcion, the World Food Programme’s (WFP) very own National Ambassador against Hunger represented WFP and her country, along with the Regional Director for Asia Anthony Banbury and the newest National Ambassador against Hunger from Korea, Jang Dong Kun.
Filipinos are slowly conquering various countries through sheer numbers.
A recently-released report by the World Bank identified Filipinos as among the top 10 foreigners in 16 big and small countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.