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Christopher Lao: A flood of mean, vicious online insult

By Carlos H. Conde Aug 04, 2011 Christopher Lao has become the latest online sensation in the Philippines. And for all the wrong reasons. The news report below shows a car practically diving into the water. It turns out that this was in Mother Ignacia Avenue, in Quezon Read more »

Janitor inspires fellow Pinoy Oxford scholars

By Rose Eclarinal – When Filipino scholar Jeryl Bayona was admitted to study Bachelor of Theology (BTh) at Oxford University, he was over the moon. His childhood dream was fulfilled and he was thrilled of the prospect of a promising future.

P-Noy cites Puerto Princesa, launches 'wonder' campaign

By Aurea Calica – President Aquino led yesterday the recognition of Palawan for its various feats – becoming carbon-neutral and being able to take care of the Puerto Princesa Underground River now competing to be one of the world’s new seven wonders of nature.

Divorce, Pinoy-style

By Ira Pedrasa – The Philippines has always been ready for divorce, a lawmaker and women’s advocate said. In an interview with ANC, the main proponent of the divorce bill in the House of Representatives, Gabriela Party-list Rep. Luzviminda Ilagan, said this option for couples with failed marriages is Read more »

A Typo Spells Romance For RP Salazars

by NPR STAFF This is the story of a romance that began with a typo. In 2007, Rachel Salazar was living in Bangkok, Thailand, and Ruben Salazar was in Waco, Texas. Their email addresses were nearly identical.

Filipino Families Furious As Massacre Trial Drags On

by ANTHONY KUHN Frustration is growing at the slow pace of justice in the Philippines. The trials of those accused of murdering 34 journalists and two dozen others have dragged on for more than 500 days without any conclusive results.