2 Filipinas Get Honors from Queen Elizabeth

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has honored two Filipino staff members of the consular section at the British Embassy in Manila -- Vice Consul Victoria Buenaventura and Pro-Consul Joanna Teh -- for their exemplary work in the aftermath of super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) in 2013, reports GMA News.  Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) is an honor given to individuals “for a significant achievement or outstanding service to the community” or those who have performed “local ‘hands-on’ service which stands out as an example to other people.”