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Joined at birth, Filipino kids now worlds apart

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 »

2 bound by chance airport encounter 7 years ago


The story of Jim Lafferty and Romeo Silva calls to mind the Pulitzer Prize winning novel “The Bridge of San Luis Rey” by Thornton Wilder, in which a singular incident points to a higher intention that changes the lives of those involved.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH ranks among most gay-friendly in the world


The Philippines has earned its ranking as one of few gay-friendly countries in the world. Of the 39 countries covered by a global survey, only 17 countries had majorities that accepted homosexuality, with the Philippines ranking at number 10 among the 17.

Posted: June 8th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

‘Simbang Gabi’ goes global as PH export


Now you don’t have to be in the Philippines to experience the age-old tradition of Simbang Gabi and the iconic food that comes with it—bibingka and puto bumbong (native rice cakes).

Posted: December 16th, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

Ibuna lawyer: Aleli not Ignacio Arroyo’s legal wife due to technicality

Ignacio "Iggy Arroyo INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Aleli Arroyo is not the legal wife of the late Negros Oriental Representative Ignacio “Iggy” Arroyo whose body is scheduled to arrive on Friday evening from London, following an agreement between three parties claiming custody of the body, according to lawyer Leonard de Vera.

Posted: February 23rd, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »