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Places to discover in the Philippines this 2014

Back in 2010, a friend and I had our “Survivor ” moment in Palaui because of lack of information about the island, we got lost in its lush wilderness. At that time, when you try to search for Palaui online, the search engine will ask you “Do you mean ...
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'American Sniper' Chris Kyle awarded Texas Medal of Honor

Ledger Gazette: In April 1942, when American forces surrendered to the Japanese, he became a prisoner of war and was a survivor of the Batan Death March. Dyess escaped ... As the enemy closed in, Dyess refused evacuation and remained with his men in the Philippines.

It's the circle of life: Crustacean named after Elton John

Siliconrepublic.com: However, L. Eltoni's still standing after all this time, with reports of its adaptation to ecosystems in the Philippines, too. Looking like a true survivor, it was only spotted in Hawaii because scientists there have been closely monitoring their ...

Holmes formally sentenced to life plus 3318 years

CNN: More than 100 shooting survivors and friends and relatives of the people he killed offered heartbreaking testimony about their loss at the formal sentencing hearing, which began on Monday (August 24). Some called Holmes a monster and said he had ...

Healthy inside out

Philippine Star: MANILA, Philippines - Among today's showbiz celebrities, Regine Tolentino ranks high among the list of age-defiers — the elite few whose youthful looks and lithe physiques make it look like they've stumbled upon the secret to immortality. Unlike her ...

Queensland's new domestic violence rules must respect victim trauma

Brisbane Times: The legal fraternity must cut to the chase, learn to get over its misperceptions about the nature and dimension of physical violence, and do it quickly, for it is only through accurate and dynamic victim evidence that perpetrators are punished, and ...

The King (LeBron James) and the Nike Rise program

THE NIKE RISE program came to a conclusion at the weekend with no less than National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James helping cap things off in what organizers said was a “productive” first year for the innovative basketball development ...

'First Lady' of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge dies at 83

Gulf Times: “Now that Ieng Thirith has died, a little part of justice has also died with her,” Chum Mey, a survivor of the Khmer Rouge's brutal Tuol Sleng, told AFP. Her husband Ieng Sary, with whom she had four children, died in 2013 aged 87, before a verdict was ...

Monique's a true survivor

Independent Online: Her infectious laugh and positive attitude belie the trauma Monique Strydom experienced as a hostage, writes Gasant Abarder. Cape Town - Next Thursday marks the 15th anniversary of Monique Strydom's release as an Abu Sayyaf hostage in the Philippines ...

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VJ DAY: POW survivor recalls capture at gunpoint

Witney Gazette: Before the Japanese landed, Mr Osborne said John Swires had tried to get its workers away in two boats headed for the Philippines. Mr Osborne's family were on one of them but the other was torpedoed and sunk, killing all those on board, so the ...

VJ DAY: POW survivor recalls capture at gunpoint

Oxford Mail: Before the Japanese landed, Mr Osborne said John Swires had tried to get its workers away in two boats headed for the Philippines. Mr Osborne's family were on one of them but the other was torpedoed and sunk, killing all those on board, so the ...

VJ DAY: POW survivor recalls capture at gunpoint

The Oxford Times: Before the Japanese landed, Mr Osborne said John Swires had tried to get its workers away in two boats headed for the Philippines. Mr Osborne's family were on one of them but the other was torpedoed and sunk, killing all those on board, so the ...

VJ DAY: POW survivor recalls capture at gunpoint

Herald Series: Before the Japanese landed, Mr Osborne said John Swires had tried to get its workers away in two boats headed for the Philippines. Mr Osborne's family were on one of them but the other was torpedoed and sunk, killing all those on board, so the ...

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