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Joined at birth, Filipino kids now worlds apart

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PLAYFUL THEN ANDNOW Once-conjoined twins Carl and Clarence Aguirre show their playful selves in these photos provided by Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in New
York. Left photo was taken in December 2004, four months after they were surgically separated.

But after the successful operation of the celebrated conjoined twins 10 years ago, they are now worlds apart and are living separate lives.

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bacolod son coming home from Libya but says others staying on

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A Filipino worker in Libya has signed up for repatriation to the Philippines. But Ernesto Begot Jr., who is from Barangay Bata in Bacolod, said several other workers from Negros Occidental have decided to stay in Libya despite the heavy fighting.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Keep it simple, Church told, as plans for Pope visit get going

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Pope Francis blesses a child during the weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. With his visit to the Philippines just five months away, preparations are already under way, including the widening of roads, in typhoon-stricken Leyte province, where he is expected to travel.  AP PHOTO/ANDREW MEDICHINI

Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines is five months away, but preparations are already under way, including the widening of roads, in typhoon-stricken Leyte province, where he is expected to travel.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Japanese, woman held for trafficking of 15-yr-old

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A Japanese and 45-year-old Cebuana are facing charges of attempted trafficking and child abuse after the woman allowed her 15-year-old daughter to sleep with the foreigner.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Suspected Australian Jihadist nabbed in Cebu

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Robert Edward Cerantonio, an Australian convert to Islam who used the internet to urge people to join "jihad" in Iraq and Syria, shortly after arriving at Manila airport on July 11, 2014, after he was arrested in Cebu City. AFP

An Australian suspected to be a Jihad preacher was arrested on Friday in an apartment in Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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