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Dickoy Magdaraog: A Profile of Hope

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By Mia Saavedra – He loves Ferraris and Apple Macs. He goes to basketball games and checks out the pretty girls. From the outside, Juan Benedicto looks like your average 30-year old guy. Except that most average 30-year old guys are neither confined to wheelchairs nor breathe through bi-pap machines, Read more »

3 Presidents honor Ninoy Aquino

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By KRIS BAYOS – Former Presidents Corazon Aquino, Fidel Ramos, and Joseph Estrada yesterday joined leaders of political parties of various affiliations in commemorating the 25th death anniversary of former senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr.

‘I am Ninoy’

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Philippine Star – She maybe in the thick of battling the most serious threat to her life but former President Corazon “Cory” Cojuangco Aquino has not allowed it to slow her down from her latest pet project for the Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. Foundation.

Pinoy doctor on top of the world

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By ELISEO B. SERINA, M.D. – My dream of climbing Mount Everest was about as far-fetched as any dream can get. I’m 68 years old with an irregular heart, gout, lens implants in both eyes, and unable to hear in one ear. I have no experience whatsoever in mountain climbing Read more »

Why the Filipino is SPECIAL

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By Ed Lapiz – Filipinos are Brown. Their color is in the center of human racial strains. This point is not an attempt at racism, but just for many Filipinos to realize that our color should not be a source of or reason for inferiority complex.

Pinoy lensman bags coveted Ian Parry award

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MANILA, Philippines – Young Filipino photojournalist Vicente Jaime “VJ” Villafranca recently won the 2008 Ian Parry Scholarship award in London, the first ever Filipino to win the award.

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