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26 Volume 3 Issue 8

Cory ‘death’ sparks storm of text messages

Cory Aquino’s former spokesperson was forced to issue a statement after rumors of the former president’s death sparked a storm of text messages across the country. “She’s okay, she’s stable,” said former press undersecretary Lourdes “Deedee” Siytangco in a message to a wire agency.

Siytangco, who was attending a novena and healing mass at the Rockwell Center Chapel in Makati City, denounced those behind the text messages that said Mrs Aquino had died of colon cancer. Also,


Aquino denied Cory had given up the fight.

PAGE 22 CITY81-year-old

rapist jailed 2 years Nine-month ordeal ends for Filipino domestic helper when the employer she had accused of attempted rape was sentenced by a judge to two years in prison. PAGE 4



There are good reasons why you shouldn’t take asthma for granted


Not so fast

Pumalag ang Golden Boy sa susunod na laban ni Pacquiao

29 filipino globe July 2009

HEALTH Man, 42, becomes first HK fatality; Pinay helper remains in critical condition in hospital

Michael Jackson murdered by own handlers for his money: La Toya

Towards the end of his life, Michael Jackson had become dependent on his handlers, especially his doctors, just to stay alive as he suffered from various illnesses. In a shocking revelation, his sister La Toya Jackson says his own entourage killed him in a conspiracy. “He was surrounded by a bad circle. Michael was meek, quiet and loving and people took advantage of that.”

FULL REPORT PAGE 19 Arnel nag-react kay Ka Freddie

FEATUREMeet Tess and Diana

When Diana came to Hong Kong to care for her sick mother and temporarily take over her duties as a domestic helper, her world changed forever. PAGE 18

Hindi daw dapat tinawag ni Freddie Aguilar na unggoy ang mga Filipino performers


Filipino seaman dies of swine flu

Jose Marcelo in Hong Kong

A 42-year-old Filipino seafarer has gone down as the first swine flu-re- lated death in Hong Kong even as a Filipina domestic helper remains in critical condition at a Kwun Tong hospital.

Officials of the Centre for Health

Protection initially said the Filipino seaman had died of community-as- sociated methicillin resistant staphy- lococcus aureus, or more commonly known as the “superbug” flu virus. But succeeding laboratory tests

revealed he had also been afflicted with human swine flu. Although health authorities have

yet to ascertain the exact cause of death, he is on record the first A H1N1 sufferer to die in the territory. The sad news came as a second Filipino fights for her life at United

Sharon nabingwit na rin ng Regal

Pumayag na rin si Sharon Cuneta na gumawa ng pelikula sa ilalim ng Regal Films. Bakit?


Christian Hospital, her breathing con- trolled by a sophisticated life support system that doctors hope would al- low her lungs to rest and, hopefully, recover. The 37-year-old from Tarlac City,

who returned to Hong Kong on June 28 to take up work with a new em- ployer six months after giving birth, had been confined in the hospital’s intensive care unit since July 7 and on life support since July 12. A hospital spokesman said the

maid’s case was “the most severe case of swine flu Hong Kong has found.” On July 13 specialists, with the

family’s permission, switched the pa- tient from a mechanical ventilator to an extracorporeal membrane oxygen-


Libel case ni Richard ‘dinukot’

Rumatsada si Annabelle Rama sa pagkakabasura ng DOJ sa kaso ng anak

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