Category Archives: In the News

Husband-and-wife team strikes ‘green gold’

The Rainiers Research and Development Institute (RRDI) started as a backyard business of husband-and-wife team, Dr. Rainier Villanueva and nurse-wife Victoria, who formulated their own herbal shampoo made from lawat leaves: the Lauat Hair Treatment Shampoo. A neurosurgeon, pharmacist, and … Continue reading

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When the show can’t go on

United Press International (UPI) reported yesterday a rather shocking story of an ice-skating Russian circus bear that killed a trainer during rehearsals for a “Bears on Ice” show by the renowned Russian State Circus, which was on tour in the … Continue reading

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Death of an artist’s artist

The Philippine showbiz industry lost a great musical icon just recently. Master rapper, composer, TV host, photographer, designer, blogger (a Free Mind), and all-around artist Francis Magalona passed away on March 6, seven months after being diagnosed with acute myeloid … Continue reading

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His story: Barack Obama and ‘the moment’

They came, they watched, they cheered — and cried. For millions of Bush-weary Americans, Jan. 20, 2009 was the moment: Barack Obama, 47, was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States and the first African-American president. It … Continue reading

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