As seen on the October 2019 issue of The Philippine Sentinel My dad was a 2nd year Philippine Military Academy cadet when WWII broke out. Raring to fight, he was sorely disappointed when Philippine President Quezon and General MacArthur ordered all 3rd and 4th year college students conscripted into the Philippine Army while ordering all […]
Category: True Story
By Bernie V. LopezAs seen on the October 2019 issue of The Philippine Sentinel Paediatricians say that if a baby is not fondled or touched by human hands, he or she may die within a few days. I met eight-year-old Gary at an orphanage run single-handedly by a Belgian nun, Sister Helga. Gary’s parents died […]
By Jaime T. LicaucoAs seen on October 2019 issue of The Philippine Sentinel It is not correct for me to have said that the Catholic Church does not believe in sorcery and black magic, because it does! In fact, the Catholic clergy tortured, executed and burned at the stake hundreds of thousands, if not millions […]
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.
Kotuko-san, not his real name for privacy, demonstrates the true meaning of love. He is a Japanese human-rights lawyer who owns a Tokyo-based law firm. We became friends because we were both high-end adventurers in our youth.
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.
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: