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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 »

Born on the 4th of July … or the 12th of June

By Alex Almario/thepoc.net – It was a small tidbit in school, a detail mentioned in Sibika at Kultura, another date that we were required to memorize. July 4, our textbooks said, was our independence day from the time the United States gave us our independence in 1946 until 1964, Read more »

Filipinos ‘occupy’ key NY avenue for 7 hours

By Federico D. Pascual Jr. – While Britons feted their 86-year-old Queen with a fluvial pageant on the Thames and the New York Yankees dealt the Detroit Tigers a 5-1 defeat last Sunday, Filipinos spilled out on midtown Manhattan for an advance “Araw ng Kalayaan” parade. As they number Read more »

1st Pinsker’s hawk-eagle hatched in Davao

The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) has made a breakthrough again by producing the first-ever Pinsker’s hawk-eagle bred in captivity at the Malagos eagle center in this city.

Take that, Parenting Police

By: Vincent Sales Philippine Daily Inquirer Don’t tell the Parenting Police. I fed my kid a chocolate bar. With sugar. And red food coloring. They’ll revoke your parenting license for that. Your kid might get cancer. Or, I don’t know, red poop. All right, I’m a bad parent. A Read more »