Contributed by Manny Tirona As seen on the August 2019 issue of The Philippine Sentinel BASICALLY, these are the common practices of day-to-day driving in Metro Manila Proposed amendments to the Land Transportation and Traffic Code (Republic Act No. 4136). Turn signals will give away your next move. A confident Filipino Driver avoids using them. […]
Category: Human Interest
At a very young age, he used to sell ice buko in the streets of Nabua in CamSur. For lack of money, he and his grandmother only ate once a day ━ a meal of rice with some cooking oil and salt to taste.
Mostly Catholics, Filipinos start attending a series of Eucharistic celebrations on December 16. This dawn mass is called ‘Simbang Gabi’ (night worship) as it is still dark when most churches open for Catholics to attend mass.
where over a hundred prisoners sleep in a cell amid PH President Duterte’s merciless war on drugs. MANILA — Jason Madarang, awaiting trial on a charge of drug use, is in a muggy, windowless cell in a Manila prison so overcrowded that inmates must sleep in halls and stairwells and share each toilet with 150 […]
Tiny island of Alabat in the Philippines has 78 pairs of non-identical twins and 22 pairs of identical twins ━ including one pair of conjoined twins. The bizarre coincidental baby boom started many generations ago and the island is over-run with siblings of people who look the same.
Forensics showed the Host turned into Human Heart Muscle by Bernie Lopez The late Venerable Carlo Acutis, now being considered for sainthood, went around the world to document 136 miracles of the Host approved by the Church. This teenager put up an e-museum in the Internet for the world to see in 17 languages, including […]
Drive around Manila today and you will understand how cities die.
An ice cream vendor got the surprise of his life from Senator Manny Pacquiao. The world-class boxer turned politician gave the vendor a house and lot, money plus a job.
An Indian man had to be treated in hospital to remove a hand-held shower head from his rectum.
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.
Astrid S. Tuminez, who was raised in poverty in the Philippines and went on to earn graduate degrees at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been selected president of Utah Valley University.
Student, 19, who’s been too busy to find love is AUCTIONING her virginity to have a ‘learning experience’ with a skilled lover. So far, she’s already had an offer of €250K from an Italian businessman.