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UMAGANG KILABOT: 'Kapre' lives in balete tree

Elemental creatures such as kapre and lamang lupa are believed to exist in the biggest balete tree (strangler fig) in Asia located in Aurora province, Philippines.

Frenchman dies after downing 56 shots

PARIS - French police opened an investigation on Wednesday following the death of a man in his 50s after he downed 56 shots during a drinking competition.

Dead marine animals have own cemetery

Pati ang mga namatay na isda at laman-dagat, inaalala rin ngayong Undas sa sarili nilang sementeryo.

How people reacted to man's fake suicide scam

A Chinese man staged repeated suicide attempts to extort cash, reports said Wednesday, provoking some online commentators to applaud his business acumen, while others called on him to jump to his death.


Tinatawag na ‘amaranhid’ sa Pilipinas ang isang patay na muling nabubuhay at hindi matahi-tahimik.

Mahjong faces endgame in China

BEIJING - The ancient Chinese game of mahjong became the latest extravagance to be condemned in official media Tuesday, as a writer in the Communist party's mouthpiece newspaper urged government personnel to shun the pastime.

Engkantong itim, nanliligaw umano sa isang dalaga

Karaniwan na ang mga istorya ng mga multo at engkanto sa panahon ng Undas. Pero sa susunod nating kwento, 'di lang nagpapakita ang maligno, kundi nanliligaw pa umano sa isang estudyante.

Ebola virus spreads to Halloween outfits

WASHINGTON - An online retailer in California is making no apologies for marketing Ebola-themed outfits for grown-ups looking to add some shock value to their Halloween party get-ups.

Umagang Kilabot: Sundo ni Kamatayan

Takot ang nararamdaman ng ilang residente sa isang kalye sa Metro Manila dahil sa isang lalaking taga-sundo raw ni Kamatayan.

Woman snared with 55,500 euros hidden in stomach

SANTO DOMINGO - A woman arriving from Belgium was arrested at an airport in the Dominican RSANTO DOMINGO - A woman arriving from Belgium was arrested at an airport in the Dominican Republic with 55,500 euros hidden in her stomach and 54,600 in her luggage, anti-drugs police said Sunday.