P-NOY SCORED a three-point shot last week when he ordered the release of the “Morong 43”—health workers who were unlawfully arrested almost 11 months ago on charges that they were actually members of the New People’s Army training to make explosives
THE ELECTIONS ARE OVER. ALL THE candidates—winners and losers alike—will have to settle down and be content with whatever cards fate dealt them. The winners will be excited and jubilant of their victory; the losers will have to lick their wounds and get up on their feet.
Colorectal cancer has cut short the lives of two dear brothers of mine. My brother-in-law is now battling this formidable foe. So, somehow, I feel a connection whenever I encounter patients with this third leading cause of cancer deaths in the Philippines.
JERICHO, WESTBANK (PALESTINIAN Territory)—We’ve heard and read a lot of the healing properties of the Dead Sea, something which dates back to ancient times. Its water and mud are supposed to heal and beautify. The ancient Romans and Jews built bathhouses on the banks of the Dead Sea utilizing its water and mud.