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10 Little-Known Facts About Jeffrey Dahmer

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“MILWAUKEE Cannibal” Jeffrey Dahmer is one of the most infamous serial killers of all time. Not just a murderer, Dahmer was also a rapist, necrophiliac, cannibal, and obsessive preserver of human body parts -- the body parts, of course, of…

The 'Hook Man'

WE’VE all heard the story...the Hook Man, an urban legend and Halloween classic. But is there any truth behind it? Here’s the basic rendition: On a summer night, a boy and a girl drive out to a spot in the…

More Filipino amputees to benefit from Indian PM Modi

Direct Hit The Prime Minister of India, His Excellency Narendra Modi, took some time out from his Asean Summit-related visit to the country when he led the distribution of the world-renowned ‘Jaipur foot/limb’ to 150 Filipino amputees during the 28th…

But where’s Andray Blatche?

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Kibitzer BREAKING: The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) reportedly wants secretary-general Steve Hontiveros to head the soon-to-be created national chinlone association. Hontiveros, who already heads two national sports associations, is currently in Myanmar to attend the organizational meeting. If ever, it…

Protecting migrant workers

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THE now influential 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has signed a consensus document that reflects the group’s genuine concern for the welfare of migrant workers. As one of the world’s major manpower exporters, the Philippines played a stellar…

Stressful traffic

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Women talk It is amazing what a no traffic EDSA can do to motorists like me. Whenever there are no classes, or no work day, driving through EDSA is literally a ‘breeze’. This is only possible during such rare occasions…

A message from the ASEAN task force ‘conductor’

Crame files I got this e-mail from a good friend, Police Director Napoleon ‘Nap’ Taas, the Task Force commander of the ASEAN Security Task Force and I believe it’s a very worthy reading. This was written by Taas, a West…

Asean Summit 2017

Uncensored Goodwill is important to forge unity among the ASEAN member nations; and any other issues solely pertinent to an independent state must be taken up privately or in a separate conference, specifically to address issues such as the Rohingya…

Ang Multo sa Global Poverty

Madalas itanong kung ano nga ba ang ugat ng global poverty. Marami ang nagtangka na ito ay sagutin sa pamamagitan ng pagbibigay ng iba't ibang klase ng social theory. Halimbawa, ayon kay Jennifer Morazes at Indira Pintak, may apat na…

Affordable medicines

IN an impoverished country, like the Philippines, the overpricing of medicine by drug companies is, without doubt, an unconscionable act that should be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Admittedly, many Filipinos, notably those in the countryside, still…

‘Konsiyerto para sa Katarungan’

Paul's alarm SA ika-23 ngayong Nobyembre, muling gugunitain ng sambayanan at ng buong mundo ang ika-8 taon ng karumal-dumal na ‘Ampatuan Massacre’ sa Maguindanao kung saan sa 58 biktima, 32 sa kanila ay galing sa hanay ng media. At sapul…

Being for others

Our best kept secret IN a historic landmark document, the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) signed during the recently held Asean Conference in Manila the Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant…

Pakikialam ni Canadian Pogi

Hala bira! HINDI tayo nagtataka kung maging reckless si Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sa kanyang mga pahayag ukol sa mga isyu ng anti-drug war ng Pilipinas dahil unang-una ay wala naman siyang alam dito. Kilalang matakaw sa PR stunt…

Hepe ng Blumentritt Police, natutulog sa pansitan?

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On the beat PUNUNG-PUNO na ang mga motorista, pedestrians at mamimili sa wala na yatang kapaga-pag-asang kaayusan at disiplina sa kahabaan ng Blumentritt Street mula sa kanto ng Rizal Avenue hanggang P. Guevarra St. sa kabila ng pagkakaroon ng police…

A Day in the Life of a Rock ‘n’ Roll Librarian

THE Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in Cleveland, Ohio, is best known for its raucous and dramatic induction ceremonies. But it also has a quieter side: a library and archive, full of research materials, artifacts and memorabilia, and shelves…
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