Posts Tagged 'Philippines'

The Week in Pictures – Jan. 18-25

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Relativity Explained By Teenager [video]

The Most Powerful Photos Of Last Week

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Boodle Fight – The Filipino Feast [video]

Bananas Used As Artist’s Medium

honey-bananasArtist, Honey, makes fascinating, illustration-type artwork on bananas. It is an unusual choice of medium as the works surely will vanish in a few days or hours. Her site has many examples of her work.


Man Photographs Assailant As He Is Shot to Death

PhilippinesEnquirer reports –

MANILA, Philippines—He shot first, but his camera was no match for an assassin’s caliber .45 pistol. A barangay councilman’s final act of taking his loved ones’ picture as the New Year arrived proved invaluable to investigators when the photograph he took also “captured” the gunman taking aim at him with a handgun. Councilman Reynaldo Dagsa of Barangay 35 in Maypajo, Caloocan City, was just outside his home right after midnight of January 1. He was taking a picture of his wife, daughter and an elderly female relative on Tuna Street when a suspected car thief he had sent to jail appeared from behind a parked car and fired at him. Dagsa sustained wounds on his right forearm and chest. He was rushed to nearby Martinez Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Dagsa’s relatives showed the picture to the authorities who later identified the gunman as Michael Gonzales, alias Fubo of Fish Pond Area I in the barangay. Caloocan police chief Jude Santos said Gonzales was arrested late Monday afternoon in Dagupan, Tondo, Manila and is now under police custody.

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