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  • Jan. 30, 2011:  Wild in Negros!  Don Salvador Benedicto and Environs
  • Oct. 6, 2011:  Lizares House (Balay ni Tana Dicang), Talisay, Negros Occidental
  • Jan. 22, 2011:  Peregrinations:  Church of the Angry Christ; Manapla; the Gaston Hacienda
  • Mar. 28, 2012:  Siquijor Redux
  • Feb. 29, 2011:  More Looking Back:  At the Mayor’s, Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental
  • Mar. 21, 2012:  Caramel Tarts, Dirty Ice Cream, Happiness

Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wednesday, 10 October 2012

What is an “Aspin”?  Apparently, this is the abbreviation of “Asong Pinoy” or Filipino Dog.  Still doesn’t tell self much.

The Inquirer has a picture of a dog with the upper part of her jaw missing.  It is almost a Ripley’s Believe It or Not kind of picture.  You can’t imagine how ugly something looks with no upper jaw.  This dog heroically saved “two girls from being hit by a motorcycle last year,” according to the paper.  Now, it’s being flown to the States to undergo facial reconstruction surgery, at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in UC Davis.

There was also this article, on p. A22:

Trader falls to death after failing to retrieve laundry out to dry on clothesline

A businessman fell to his death yesterday morning after he tried to reach out for his clothes hanging out to dry on a line outside his room in a five-story building in Quezon City.

Salacnib Douglas Dichoso’s body was found on the pavement along the Smile Citihomes condominium complex in Barangay Kaligayahan.

A woman living in one of the buildings across Dichoso’s room told police she saw the victim with no clothes on trying to retrieve his garments from the clothesline.

The headline on p. 1 is BIG VICTORY FOR FREEDOM.

Apparently, the Philippine Supreme Court just issued a temporary restraining order on the implementation of something called the Cybercrime Prevention Act, which would have imposed harsh penalties of “up to 12 years in prison” for cases of “online libel.”

Stay tuned, dear blog readers.  Stay tuned.

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