A fashion photo shoot featuring five victims of acid attacks is drawing wide attention in India. While the country keeps no official statistics on acid attacks, there are regular reports in the media of attackers targeting victims to disfigure or blind them, often because of spurned sexual advances.
Mama DiariesBy Audrey Tan-Zubiri
Back in college, my friends and I never really gave much thought about fraternities, except in passing when the Alpha Phi Omega would hold its annual Oblation Run in neighboring UP. In the past few years, however, I have become concerned about these Greek-lettered organizations.
By By Marco Angelo DV. Cabrera
It has been a week, and as expected from the Philippine legal system, justice has been slow for the family of Guillo Cesar Servando, a second-year Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management student of De La Salle-College of St. Benilde. This student’s dreams were cut short when he joined a social group in school, a […]
If the heat makes you cranky, take heart: you’re not alone, according to a study out Thursday in the US journal Science that links rising tempers to hot temperatures.
By Lito Zulueta
For the national crime wave to stop. Filipinos may have gotten used to crime and violence that not many seem to have noticed there’s a crime wave sweeping the nation for some time now.