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Pinoy boy wins International Children’s Peace Prize

By Loui Galicia, ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau – A 13-year-old Pinoy had the privilege to be the center of attention at the same venue where Queen Beatrix delivered her annual speech to the Parliament. Befitting a royalty, Carlos Valdez or “Kesz”, went up the stage as the winner of Read more »

Ano bang alam mo tungkol sa Martial Law?

By Susan F Quimpo – Last April, my brother Ryan, friend Unica and I created a short amateur video entitled, “Ano bang alam mo tungkol sa Martial Law?” In it we randomly asked high school students about Ferdinand Marcos and martial law. Their answers ranged from serious to hilarious. Read more »

Why MMDA traffic aide took it on the chin

PAPA’S ANGELS. When MMDA traffic aide Saturnino Fabros got slapped around by a motorist, his 6 daughters gave him as many hugs. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ By Niña Calleja Philippine Daily Inquirer PAPA’S ANGELS. When MMDA traffic aide Saturnino Fabros got slapped around by a motorist, his 6 daughters gave him Read more »

Philippines birth control: Filipinos want it, priests don’t

In the Philippines, access to contraceptives is limited for the most part to those with the means to pay. The Catholic Church has fought a “reproductive health bill” in the legislature that would change that. By Kenneth R. Weiss, Los Angeles Times MANILA — Shortly after sunrise, a woman Read more »

Dolphy on ‘do not resuscitate’ status

By Mike Frialde – Comedy King Dolphy (Rodolfo Vera Quizon) is reportedly now on a “do not resuscitate” (DNR) status at the intensive care unit of the Makati Medical Center. According to a source inside the hospital, the 83-year-old veteran comedian has been placed under DNR status since Saturday Read more »

Pinoy finds ‘Purpose’ by designing cover of best-selling US book

By Andrei Medina, GMA News – A 25-year-old Filipino graphic designer in Davao City — Brian Montes — bagged the top prize of design contest for the cover of the re-issued best-selling book “The Purpose Driven Life” by Christian pastor Rick Warren. The contest, conducted by talent outsourcing site Read more »

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