My Google Page Rank

SNIPE SWIPES

PDFPrintE-mail

Kuwait shows just what is swift justice. Barely a little over a month from the discovery of a Filipina worker’s body in the freezer of an abandoned home that belonged to a Lebanese man and his Syrian wife, a Kuwaiti court has sentenced the couple to death after they were convicted in absentia of the killing.

X x x x X

This one is for the Guinness Book of Records. A man who was bitten by a stray dog later died of rabies after eating the meat of the dog that bit him.

Such a strange move that was . He must killed the dog and ate its meat in rage.

And the dog meat must really have caused his death, for based on previous instances, we have heard of medical findings anti-rabies serum must be administered to bite victims in days not to surpass seven, as the rabies infection develops days after the bite.

And, oh, yes it was also reported at second glance, eleven others who partook in the cuisine were likewise infected but no deaths were mentioned.

X x x x X

A notorious high ranking leader of the Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf terrorist group and 13 of his armed followers have handed themselves over to the military's Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) in Basilan province

In a statement, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed that Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) leader Nhurhassan Jamiri and13 of his followers surrendered to the Joint Task Force Basilan on Wednesday, and that this "This would lead to the collapse of the terror group in Basilan," Lt. And Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., WestMinCom Chief, reported the yield to  the composite 3rd Scout Ranger Battalion, 8th and 9th Scout Ranger Companies, 104th Infantry Brigade, 74th Infantry Battalion, and 14LAC around 9 a.m. on March 28, pargts olf tgher Joint Task Force Basilan under Col. Juvymax Uy. But soon as this piece was posted this message came in from a    Zambonga-based Basileño, couson of my wife:

El notorious ASG Commander Nurhassan Jamiri & men yan surrender ya, talli na Westmincom. El reward DEAD OR ALIVE P5M. De loco se ta accepta con el mga BANDIDO man surrender. Rabiao el mga vivientes de Basilan Province especially el familia del mga victima. WHERE IS JUSTICE? Buenas dias primo!

In brief, majority Basileños, especially the families of victims of the Jamiri-led group do not welcome the surrender of Jamiri, saying it is foolish when he is wanted dead or alive, and carrying a reward offer of P5 million.

X x x x X

The day reckoning as to who was and is the rightful winner in the 2016 Vice Presidential race starts today as the recount of votes was to have started.

But protestee Leni Robredo is exuding confidence, claiming “There is nothing to fear,” as she spoke to supporters. While admitting the fight may be difficult, Robredo said she was confident the truth will come out in the end.

Just as protestant former Sen. Bongbong Marcos contested the results in 132,446 precincts in

Camarines Sur, Iloilo and Negros Oriental, where Robredo won overwhelmingly under  suspected mysterious circiumsatances, Robredo, is counter-protesting the results in more than 30,000 polling precincts in several provinces where Marcos won.

X x x x X

Recent world events point to a peaceful solution to two major issues that would necessarily affect the Philippines.

American Pres. Donald Trump and North Korean Pres. Kim Jong Un have agreed to soon meet on the their dispute over nuclearization.

Ahead of that, North Korena strongman Kim Jong is set to meet the South’s Pres. Moon Jae-in.

Recently, the tough North leader - unannounced - met with Chinese Premier, Li Xiang Ping.

Yesterday it was reported, China and Vietnam vowed Sunday to keep the peace in the South China Sea, the resource-rich waterway that has long been a source of tension between Hanoi and its powerhouse communist neighbor.

These trends, do surely point to a war-free world. (By Jimmy Cabato)




Related news items:
Newer news items:
Older news items: