The Mummy: Dead man wrapped with tape by Nueva Vizcaya hospital

Relatives of a man who died in a vehicular accident in Nueva Vizcaya are fuming after they discovered that hospital staff wrapped his cadaver with tape, just like a mummy. Merwin Fabregas was brought to Region II Trauma and Medical Center for treatment on April 30 when he got involved in a road accident in ...

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Dude pretends to be a soldier to escape traffic violation in Manila

Dude pretends to be a soldier to escape traffic violation in Manila

A man who pretended to be a soldier by wearing a combat uniform was arrested in Manila City, the local media reported today. Romeo Puyat Jr. failed to give his arresting officers...

Snip, Snip: Cavite gov’t offers free circumcision to male residents

Snip, Snip: Cavite gov’t offers free circumcision to male residents

Want to have your kid circumcised but don’t have the moolah for it? If you’re a Cavite resident, you’re in luck, because Governor Jonvic Remulla announced today...

Forgive Them: Pasig women say they’re willing to return food back to pantry

Forgive Them: Pasig women say they’re willing to return food back to pantry

Several Pasig residents have gone viral after they were caught on video clearing out a community pantry, with one of them walking away with a tray full of eggs. The video has...

Cops to probe rumors of head-cutting cult allegedly roaming Misamis Occidental

Cops to probe rumors of head-cutting cult allegedly roaming Misamis Occidental

The Philippine National Police said over the weekend that it will investigate rumors that a cult is roaming the streets of Ozamiz City in Misamis Occidental, and that its members...

Former Marikina congressman’s aunt dies of COVID despite being asymptomatic

Former Marikina congressman’s aunt dies of COVID despite being asymptomatic

More than a year after the first COVID-19 case was reported, the disease remains a mystery. Proof: A former congressman from Marikina City yesterday said that his aunt died of the...

Man horrified to discover knife stuck in his chest, 14 months after stabbing

Man horrified to discover knife stuck in his chest, 14 months after stabbing

A man who was stabbed more than a year ago had learned this week that the knife used against him was stuck in his chest. Kent Ryan Tomao, 25, was stabbed by a group of teens in...

Stuck in Muntinlupa? Prisons bureau builds walls across a road

Stuck in Muntinlupa? Prisons bureau builds walls across a road

Muntinlupa residents are furious upon learning over the weekend that the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) has built three walls in different sections of Insular Prison Road, which...

No, Not Again: Interior Dep’t urges Pinoys to wear face masks at home

No, Not Again: Interior Dep’t urges Pinoys to wear face masks at home

Here they go again. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) today urged Filipinos (again) to wear masks indoors because the coronavirus is spreading within...

Duterte in California: LA cops find fake driver’s license bearing president’s photo

Duterte in California: LA cops find fake driver’s license bearing president’s photo

Look what we have here! Cops in Los Angeles, California yesterday tweeted a fake driver’s license bearing President Rodrigo Duterte’s photo. Say whut? Read: Go To...


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