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NPA releases 5 abducted Davao police officers to Duterte

RELEASED. The NPA releases 5 police officers to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Editha Caduaya/ Rappler

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The New People’s Army (NPA) has released the 5 policemen… 66 more words

2016 Election

Sergeant John Joseph Fitzharris 943 & VX13776

Some of the lads had a particular drive to serve their country, and John Joseph Fitzharris was one such. Enlisting in March 1916, John was a well-known pony jockey, standing 5’7” and living at Ascot Vale with his siblings and mother. 408 more words

Private Thomas Michael James Reilley 6557

A Mortlake boy, Thomas Reilley had been riding in the Western Districts at 110lb before enlistment as a single 21 year old, marking a period of tragedy for the Reilley family. 303 more words

La Grande Illusion (1937)

This is one of the greats. Why? It’s about more than its ostensible subject matter, French officers making repeated attempts at escape from their German captors in WW1. 127 more words

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WHIS WEEKENDERS

Whistler was the sole reason I put UBC as my first choice for exchange. Vancouver and British Columbia are both beautiful places with endless things to do, but nothing could have driven my decision more than the appeal of boarding in Whistler every week. 1,053 more words

UBC Year Abroad

A Message to Military Wives

You are given the “this might happen when your spouse comes back from combat”… or “be prepared that your spouse may have withdrawals from the family”….. 945 more words

Electric

I know that this country has had innumerable challenges… But these utility poles never cease to amaze me. This one is particularly incredible.

I also tried my hand at Cambodian cooking! 31 more words

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