CALAMBA CITY — In just a matter of six months, three clergymen have been killed. That served as enough reason for some priests in Laguna province to acquire firearms to protect themselves against would-be assassins. Add to that the frustrated murder of a fourth priest in the same town.
In an obvious attempt to curb child abuse, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull delivered the Federal Government’s response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex abuse.
During this month of June, many women in the Philippines and perhaps from many parts of the world want to become a ‘June Bride.’ I thought it fitting and appropriate to share my experience in wooing my ex-girlfriend who is now my wife.
More than 20 years ago before migrating to Australia, I used to remind my children to always take a shower and shampoo their hair whenever they get soaked by rain. My staff in the bank where I worked used to give that same excuse whenever they would be absent for work. “I got drenched last […]
It’s 2018 ? a brand-new year. For many, it’s time to turn over a new leaf, time to make resolutions. But how many of us are really capable of keeping resolutions? We are probably able to do it over the next few weeks, maybe months. Then oooops! A slip of the tongue, a lapse in […]
My latest visit to the Philippines led me to this above-captioned hypothesis. As I walked the streets of Metro Manila, I saw children begging from passers-by and from motorists stuck in traffic. I saw adults with their children sleeping on sidewalks, wearing filthy and tattered clothes. They stink from afar, obviously unable to take a […]
MailOnline reported in May on another case of a young girl who bleeds from her eyes, nose, ears and skin every time she gets a headache. Phakamad Sangchai, aged 7, from Nongkghai, Thailand, started profusely bleeding more than six months ago.
Woman, 21, ‘sweats’ BLOOD from her face and the palms of her hands when she feels stressed or exercises and even when she sleeps in a bizarre case that has baffled doctors.
MANILA ? Two Social Security System officials linked to a stock investment controversy have resigned, the pension fund’s chairman Amado Valdez said.
Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes and former government ministers, including a well-known billionaire with extensive holdings in Western companies, as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, further cementing King Salman and his crown prince son’s control of the kingdom.
Ancient ruins in the middle of the Pacific Ocean could be the remnants of a legendary city or dare we say….Atlantis. Clips from the Science Channel series What on Earth? reveal images of a mysterious location just off the coast of the tiny nation of Micronesia.
Like any other person in the dance group, Rosa Aguirre (not her real name) is paid PHP 1,000 per dance. The amount is equivalent to roughly AUD 25.00 depending on the exchange rate. If the reason for the dance invitation is a small function, payment is reduced to only PHP 500. Sometimes, dance events happen […]