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August 2015

Korean scuba diver, aged 31, dies after resurfacing in Boracay

A 31-year-old Korean died after suffering from pulmonary edema while diving in the waters off Aklan on Sunday. Ho Dong Eom, died after experiencing difficulty breathing minutes after resurfacing from a dive in Boracay. The Philippine Coast Guard said they found the victim in unstable condition on a floating platform of…



Japanese tourists fall prey to thieving cab driver in Malate, Manila

Two Japanese tourists, arriving at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), were surprised when their cab driver sped off with their bags after taking them to a hotel in Malate, Manila, this weekend. The cab waited till the men began to unload their bags before speeding away, taking two backpacks that contained…




Freedom: A life without hindrance while living in the Philippines

  FREEDOM – defined by Webster’s Dictionary as “The Power or Right to Act, Speak, or Think as One Wants Without Hindrance or Restraint.” Several other definitions also ‘define’ the word freedom – and like those definitions, the word freedom means something different to us all. One definition pops out…