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Heroic Filipino caregiver dies

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Allen Belaguas. Photo from www.colonialfuneral.com

A Filipino caregiver who has been fighting for his life since falling into a coma after trying to save the Naperville, Chicago couple he was caring for died Sunday, Feb. 15, at a Rainbow Hospice facility, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Hero dog Kabang returns home from US

Dr. Anton Lim is interviewed by the media as he holds Kabang, a two-year-old injured mixed breed, upon arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport early Saturday from San Francisco, California. AP

The Philippine dog that lost half her face saving the lives of two girls returned home Saturday after treatment in the United States.

Posted: June 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Kabang undergoes plastic surgery but can’t have snout replaced

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FRIENDLY hero with UC Davis student Heather Kennedy. Photo by Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis

The adage “You reap what you sow” has been proven to be true once more even if the one committing the good deed was just a dog.

Posted: April 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US Christmas for Zamboanga’s hero dog

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GLOBAL RESPONSEWebsite Careforkabang.com has attracted donations and well wishes from all over the world. Kabang has a Facebook page as well.

Kabang, the snout-less street dog from the Philippines, may spend a wintry Christmas in America, as she undergoes a series of facial surgeries in a California hospital.

Posted: November 25th, 2012 in Americas,Features,Global Pinoy,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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Looking for Lapu-Lapu and the Bisaya in me

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I speak, think, write, even dream in Tagalog. It’s my first language. Yes, I also refer to it, as many others do, as Pilipino. I know that rubs many Visayans the wrong way. But perhaps they would be appeased by me saying that I also love Cebuano. It’s the Bisaya in me, maybe. (Not sure [...]

Posted: July 16th, 2011 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Gov’t prosecutor champions cause for victims of human trafficking

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It is disheartening enough to be lured by false promises much more being driven to become a sex worker.

Posted: July 14th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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The Struggle for Noli Me Tangere

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I came home to a nation rediscovering Rizal. From Manila to Cebu to Bohol, on the streets, in the malls, on campuses, Filipinos have been remembering and celebrating the life and times of the greatest Filipino in history. I even bought a T-shirt in Cebu. It shows Rizal with other heroes, including Andres Bonifacio, looking [...]

Posted: June 21st, 2011 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Marcos’ burial: A funeral oration

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BORACAY—Police last Saturday found the body of a 52-year-old British-Filipino backpacker who died mysteriously in a rented hut. Manuscripts of unfinished plays were found around Brian Wagstaff, who claimed he was a remote descendant of William Shakespeare. He was visiting his late part-Filipina mother’s ancestral homeland for the first time. Police toxicologists are still determining [...]

Posted: May 30th, 2011 in Columnists,Editors' Picks | Read More »

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