Love & heartbreak for Rizal & Luna at León Gallery Auction It was a cold autumn day in Madrid, on Oct. 10, 1883. Rizal writes to his parents from No. 15 Calle del Baño (Bath Street), where he claims slyly that he is there “solely to sleep and study.” A new find, the letter once belonged to the eminent scholar Don Epifanio de los Santos and is a highlight of the forthcoming León Gallery Spectacular Mid-Year Auction 2019 this June 22. It shines a light on the love lives — both unrequited and fulfilled — of the ilustrados along with various trophies and treasures. On guard: Juan Luna and M.H. Del Pilar The house on Calle del Baño belonged to one Don Pablo Ortiga y Rey, a former Mayor of Manila who had retired to his homeland in Spain, becoming president of a society of ex-Philippine residents. He would make rooms available to ilustrado students and would also host musical evenings for the homesick … [Read more...] about Love & heartbreak for Rizal & Luna at León Gallery Auction
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Two dead, including 12-yr-old, after Japan mass stabbing KAWASAKI, Japan (Update 3, 1:15 p.m.) — A knife-wielding attacker killed a 12-year-old schoolgirl and another man before stabbing himself to death in a rampage outside Tokyo Tuesday that also injured more than a dozen including several children. The mass stabbing in the town of Kawasaki, south of the Japanese capital, was a rare attack in a country with one of the lowest rates of violent crime in the developed world, and there was no immediate detail on the suspect's motive. Kiyoshi Matsuda, deputy director of the Nippon Medical School Musashi Kosugi Hospital, told reporters that the 12-year-old schoolgirl and a 39-year-old man had succumbed to their injuries. Local media reported that the suspected attacker, a man in his 50s, had also died of his wounds after turning the knife on himself. Emergency services said at least 16 others had been injured in the attack. According to … [Read more...] about Two dead, including 12-yr-old, after Japan mass stabbing
SINGAPORE: The registration of children for admission to Primary 1 next year will start on Jul 3 and end on Oct 31, said the Ministry of Education (MOE) on Thursday (May 23).Primary schools will open for registration on Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 11am and from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.Those registering under Phase 1 – for children whose siblings are current students of the school – can submit the registration form and relevant documents through the older sibling. For Phases 2A(1) and 2A(2) – children whose parents are alumni members or are former students of the school, as well as children from the MOE kindergarten co-located with the school – parents can submit the forms at the school.Phase 2B, which is for children whose parents have volunteered in schools, have affiliations to churches or clan associations, or are active community leaders, parents can also submit the forms at their school of choice.Phase 2C and 2C Supplementary, which is … [Read more...] about Primary 1 registration for 2020 admission to start on Jul 3
(Reuters Health) - Suicide is the only cause of death that is higher among doctors than the general population, according to two Canadian physicians who coauthored an information sheet about physician suicide.In particular, male doctors are 40 percent more likely than members of the general public to die by suicide, and the risk to female doctors is more than doubled, they wrote in CMAJ."In residency training, my interest in this was personal and became professional after I talked to others and realized I wasn't the only one dealing with (depression)," Dr. Sarah Tulk of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario told Reuters Health by phone. "It was such a relief to find out that I wasn't the only one struggling."Tulk and co-author Dr. Joy Albuquerque of the Ontario Medical Association's Physician Health Program wrote the information sheet to highlight five facts about physician suicide.First, they note, suicide is an occupational hazard for doctors. Depression, suicide and suicidal … [Read more...] about Experts share facts about physician suicide
The words “affective” and “factitious” must have made such an impression on Judge Keenan that after Dr. Weld’s examination report, the postponed October 31 arraignment of Marcos was rescheduled to January 19, 1989. To repeat and rephrase Dr. Weld’s conclusions: there was no medical justification preventing the indictee, Ferdie, from travelling to New York City and face his day in court. The Marcos medical maneuvers (1) The Marcos medical maneuvers (2) Then followed the two admissions to St. Francis Medical Center. December 9, 1988 and released on December 18; and again entering St Francis on December 29 and released on January 5, 1989. While there may have been valid reasons for those hospitalizations, such validity was diminished and became suspect simply because the ailments and corresponding hospital stays also turned out to be orchestrated anticipatory events announced in advance to media both in Honolulu and in Manila. It had … [Read more...] about News OPINION: Marcos could have lived longer but…..