She is beautiful by any discriminating man’s standard. Her face will easily attract attention and she might as well catch the eye of a talent scout looking for a movie star. But, she is dying of AIDS. She was a victim of gang-rape perpetrated by her ex-boyfriend who was a drug addict.
Category: True Story
I arrived at the address and honked the horn. After waiting a few minutes, I honked again. Since this was going to be the last ride of my shift, I thought about just driving away, but instead walked up to the door and knocked.
IN 1983, Janet del Rosario Martin was a simple lass from a small town in Zamboanga when she ventured to Manila to work as a waitress in a restaurant. Her desire was to work in Saudi Arabia but she never realized that something better was in store for her — the possibility of migrating to […]
This is a true story based on what I knew and what I was told by an officer of the Philippine Community Council-NSW. Names have been disguised to protect the identity of those people involved.
This is an awesome story of an infant’s amazing survival after being thrown out of a second-storey window in a posh subdivision.
Joey, a man of strong faith, was hit by a lightning bolt when he discovered he suddenly had stage-4 cancer of the lungs, when he had no symptoms. The thought of death made him pray hard. He went to mass everyday. He never missed morning bible readings and evening meditation. He pleaded to the Lord […]
(Editor’s Note: The following is just an excerpt of what the author wrote about former first Lady Imelda Marcos.) The official customs list drawn up when they arrived into exile in Hawaii reads like pure fantasy:
The Filipino author hitchhiked 25,000 kilometers, drifting through 18 countries in Europe and North Africa for 3 years. This is a true story, excerpts from an upcoming book Wings and Wanderlust.
An overseas Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia was in tears as she recounted how for three hours she suffered in excruciating pain after her employer scalded her with boiling water.
United Kingdom. An English man whose hand was badly injured in a motorcycle accident, causing him unbearable pain has chopped it off with a crude homemade guillotine; but even that drastic measure was not enough to relieve his agony.
(Journalist Caroline Kennedy was requested by JV Cruz, then Philippine Ambassador to look after Imee Marcos and her husband Tommy Manotoc for a whole evening in London. The following was lifted from Kennedy’s blog.)
This is a true story that was aired on Philippine television by Kara David, award winning journalist and daughter of Philippine Daily Inquirer columnist Randy David. The story revolves around the life of abaca farmers in Sitio Banli, Sarranggani province. They harvest abaca and convert them into strong fibres used to make ropes.