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5 mythical creatures -- and where to find them

Folklore is littered with accounts of unusual beasts of all shapes and sizes. Some, like Bigfoot, are household names. Others, like the Japanese water demon Kappa, are not so well-known. But they all offer the same thing: excitement, a sense…

‘The hugest monster in the sea’

A CREATURE that features heavily in Scandinavian folklore and mythology, the Kraken is a beast of the mysterious deep. It is a definitive sea monster; albeit, not a sea serpent of the long-necked and hump-backed variety. In many respects, the…

Eager to join PDP Laban

PDP Laban has become the most sought after political party in the country today. Many politicians want to join PDP Laban because, first of all, it is the political party of President Rodrigo Duterte. It is the political party that…

No more fear

THE Filipino people, including the ordinary citizens across the country, no longer fear Charter-Change (Cha-Cha) initiative. In the past, the people opposed attempts to tinker with the Constitution, believing that certain officials would like nothing else than to hold on…

If the NBA playoffs started today

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IF THE NBA playoffs started today, there will be no Los Angeles Lakers for the fourth straight time. But there are still plenty of reasons to watch the playoffs, even if you're an avid Laker supporter, as most Filipino fans…

Real ghost story: Lived with a ghost for 22 years

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I NEVER thought I would share this on the internet. But it seems like the appropriate platform. So, where to begin… We moved out to family summer house when I was 2. House is 65 years old right now, before…

US Exorcists: Demonic activity on the rise

A look at the growing need to battle the devil INDIANAPOLIS -- There is an alarming increase in demonic activity being reported by those who work in exorcism ministry, said the exorcist for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Although steps are…

Si VP Leni ang bagong ‘makapili’

TUMITINDI ang kilos ng mga atat sa Liberal Party na patalsikin si Pangulong Rody Duterte. Nagsimula sila sa paglalabas ng pekeng bank accounts, pekeng testigo sa patayan sa Davao City at serye ng mga pekeng news na nagpapabantot ng reputasyon…

Kolorum na Sucat-Lawton UV Express pagaari ng pulis?

ISA sa pinakabusy na ruta ng UV Express ang Sucat-Lawton. Ito kasi ang kombinyenteng sasakyan ng mga commuter na mula Parañaque patungong Maynila o vice-versa. Sigurado ako, lahat halos ng madadaan sa Roxas Boulevard ay nakikita ang paglipana (o nakasakay…

Col. Estrella, ‘iniintriga’ -- na naman

BAGO ang lahat, isa ulit magandang balita para sa lahat ng miyembro ng National Press Club (NPC) at mga sumusuporta sa aming mga isinulong -- at patuloy na isinusulong -- na mga pagbabago at reporma sa ating organisasyon: Natapos na…

High prices of medicines

IF many sick Filipinos, notably the poor, still seek the help of faith healers and quack doctors, blame it on the high prices of medicines in this graft-prone Southeast Asian nation. Note that the costs of medicines are much higher…

Mysterious tales of murderous trees

ON this verdant, fertile planet of ours trees are all around us, and for the most part they have been more or less considered by most to be merely a part of the scenery, a sea of tranquil green amongst…

‘Rambol’ Pilipinas

Noong high school ako ang salitang “rambol” ay nangangahulugan ng suntukan, bugbugan, upakan, gulpihan ng magkalabang fraternities, grupo o gang. Madalas ang isang iskuwela ay nasa loob ng isang barangay at hindi pa kilala ang barangay tanod noon. Mga police…

Remembering President Ramon Magsaysay

SIXTY years ago last Friday, the President who is well-loved as a “Champion of the Masses “ met his untimely death when his presidential C-47 plane crashed on Mt. Manunggal, Balamban, Cebu. President Ramon Magsaysay had just spent a very…

Faeldon, suportado ni Dominguez

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“I SUPPORT (Customs Commissioner Nicanor) Faeldon 100 percent.” Ito ang sinabi ni Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez nang tanungin siya kung meron siyang “full trust and confidence” kay Faeldon. Pinuri nga ni Dominguez sina Faeldon at BIR Chief Caesar Dulay dahil…
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