Filipino driver in Hong Kong cut off his own penis: report

A “depressed” Filipino national cut off his penis and reportedly flushed it down the toilet on Sunday, in what police classified as a suicide attempt, according to a report. The man, named Andy, was taken to Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chan Wan in serious condition, reported the Sun HK, a newspaper serving the Filipino community. ...

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‘Unjust vexation’: Philippines law punishes act of annoying another person

‘Unjust vexation’: Philippines law punishes act of annoying another person

A law in the Philippines that punishes anyone who annoys another person has made to a website’s list of weirdest laws in the world. A provision in the Philippines’...

How to celebrate the Feast of St. John The Baptist? Zumba Foam Party!

How to celebrate the Feast of St. John The Baptist? Zumba Foam Party!

More than 700 inmates joined Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) personnel in an hour-long Zumba Fitness Party Saturday morning in Barangay Handumanan here as part of...

This police officer’s body shattered bullets that hit him in Marawi conflict

This police officer’s body shattered bullets that hit him in Marawi conflict

Yes, it’s as crazy as it sounds. Police Officer 3 Isah Sangcad from the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao – Regional Public Safety Battalion (ARMM-RPSB) is being...

Oh look, this coconut tree is twisted (and we love it!)

Oh look, this coconut tree is twisted (and we love it!)

You know we love strange. And this twisted coconut tree is so strangely beautiful — we just can’t ignore it. As you can see in these photos taken by Hero Bacuño at a coconut...

Scientists find mysterious giant shipworm in a lagoon in the Philippines

Scientists find mysterious giant shipworm in a lagoon in the Philippines

Ah, the wonders of nature — Just when you thought you’ve seen everything, you will be surprised with something bigger, weirder and wilder. Scientists discovered somewhere in...

Offended by mistake: Uber driver cancels on passenger because of resto’s name

Offended by mistake: Uber driver cancels on passenger because of resto’s name

Whose fault is it?


 

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