By Bill Savadove |Agence France-Presse Shanghai — After Wang Lan delivered, she brought home a baby girl and her placenta, which she plans to eat in a soup — adopting an age-old practice in Chinese traditional medicine.
(Dedicated to my bosom friends: Ben Barrera, Dino Crescini, Jess Diaz, Obet Dionisio, Wolfgang Henning, Vir Lim, Doc Padilla, and Ed Samaniego.) How we wish to be physically close to the ones who are distant from us. We want to be able to chat with them at a moment’s notice. Yet, we’re not too keen […]
Estate planning, the process of organising how you want your investment and assets transferred when you die is something that many of us, understandably, avoid talking or doing anything about.
Pete Lacaba’s message about the recent death of our friend and classmate Badong Bernal saddened me once again today. Just yesterday, I had received a call from Chito Lim about his death.
Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson had a very close friend in his life – his dog, Hawkeye. Tumilson, a former San Diego resident, was killed August 6 in the Chinook helicopter crash that also claimed the lives of 29 other American service members. Tumilson’s funeral was in Rockford, Iowa at Rockford Senior High. Hawkeye was among […]
(Editor’s note: The following is a true story about a six-year-old boy who was diagnosed with leukaemia and had only a few months to live. His dying wish was to be a fireman. What the Fire Department in Alberta, Canada did to make his final wish come true was truly exceptional. Be ready to wipe […]
Ms. Aida Morden’s doctoral thesis, Tenant-Landlord Communicative Interaction: The Influence of Litigation and Public Housing, has been selected by VDM Verlag Dr Muller Publishing, a German-based publisher, for publication. The book is released internationally and available to purchase on-line.
20 January 2011, SYDNEY. Australians can now access hundreds of quality fashion and unique items from local Salvos Stores from around the country. Thanks to the launch of Salvos Stores online, the first Salvos Stores online shopping website. Salvos Stores website www.salvos.org.au/stores also welcomes the introduction of the ‘Shopping with a Conscience’ campaign, which encourages […]
What are you doing the rest of your life? North and South and East and West of your life? I have only one request of your life —that you spend it all with me. This is the opening refrain of what I think is one of the most romantic songs ever written. The lyrics were […]
I am not a fortune teller and I definitely do not believe in Madam Auring or in her clandestine practice of foretelling the future. I look at the stars once in a while and marvel at the beauty of the heavens but still, I do not see the connection between the stars and what the […]
Boboy Garrovillo, my APO buddy told me this amazing story which I would like to share with you. Boboy’s brother Rene had a friend who was in Shanghai recently. Like all tourists, she wanted to go pass by the market there. She saw a lot of things that attract all tourists but what stole her […]
Someone close to the Cojuangco-Aquinos hinted that president-elect Noynoy Aquino’s girlfriend is no other than Valenzuela City Councilor Shalani Soledad. The 29 year old lady councilor graduated from De La Salle University – College of Saint Benilde with a degree in Human Resource Management. She used to work as executive staff to Senator Panfilo Lacson […]