Donkeys stolen, skinned in Africa to feed Chinese demand

Inquirer Visayas 06/15/2018

NAIROBI, Kenya — Dawn was just beginning to break when Joseph Kamonjo Kariuki woke to find his donkeys missing. The villager searched the bush frantically for the animals he depends on to deliver water for a living…

Africa new frontline in anti-tobacco fight

AFP 03/08/2018

Africa and other developing regions are becoming increasingly significant battlegrounds in the effort to combat the spread of smoking, an anti-smoking campaign group warned on Thursday. But most countries in sub-Saharan Africa have inadequate monitoring of tobacco…

Fake medicines flourish in Africa

AFP 01/17/2018

There’s nothing covert about Roxy – a huge market in Abidjan selling counterfeit medicine, the scourge of Africa and the cause of around 100,000 deaths annually on the world’s poorest continent. Located in the bustling Adjame quarter…

Malala Yousafzai finishes high school, joins Twitter

Inquirer.net 07/09/2017

It’s easy to forget that the Nobel Prize laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai is just like any 19-year-old. The young Pakistani humanitarian joined Twitter July 7 and shared that she was graduating from high school. She…

Baclaran

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 05/01/2017

Mention Baclaran and the first thing that comes to your mind is the popular devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title Our Mother of Perpetual Help (OMPH) whose shrine in Baclaran, Paranaque City, is a…

Canoy wants rematch

Calvin D. Cordova 04/11/2017

VETERAN boxer Jason Canoy isn’t giving up just yet after he fell short in his world title bid in South Africa last month. In fact, the Omega Boxing Gym stalwart is hoping for a rematch against Mzuvukile…

Got you under my skin

Margie and Stephen Zenz 04/04/2017

FROM subculture to pop culture. It used to be a thing only for sailors and jailbirds. Now look around and you’ll see not only celebrities and rock stars getting inked but your friends and neighbors, too. Many…

Canoy now in South Africa, says he’s ready

Calvin D. Cordova 03/28/2017

IN HIGH spirits, Jason Canoy of the Omega Boxing Gym arrived in Cape Town, South Africa last Monday for his much-awaited world title showdown with the unbeaten Mzuvikile Magwaca. Canoy (26W-6L-2D-19KOs) will be fighting the South African…

Villanueva vows not to lose this time

Glendale G. Rosal 03/02/2017

After bungling his first attempt at a world title, “King” Arthur Villanueva is treating every opportunity that comes his way as if it’s his last chance. The 28-year-old ALA Boxing Gym stalwart Villanueva, a native of Bago…

Learning about caring and sharing

Sofia Aliño Logarta 02/15/2017

As pupils in St. Theresa’s College, we were blessed to be exposed early to unconditional love. Many of the mentors whom we hero-worshipped left us to enter the ICM novitiate; and of course during school days we…

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