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The first woman ever admitted to Harvard Med School. A Filipina woman named Fe del Mundo received an offer from the president of the Philippines for a full scholarship to attend any medical school in the United States after graduating as valedictorian from the University of the Philippines in 1933. She decided to attend Harvard Medical School in 1936, even though HMS wasn’t admitting women at the time. Harvard only started officially accepting women to the medical school in 1945.

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Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - kakistocracy - government by the worst persons; a form of government in which the worst persons are in power.

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Rodrigo Duterte says some of his family have joined Isis

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says some of his family members may have joined Isis 'To be frank, I have cousins on the other side... Some, I heard, are with Isis,' says the President

The Philippines' Illegal Dog Meat Trade-- God help these animals; people continue to abuse them. OMG stop humans from hurting animals. I'd say never visit any of these countries that abuse animals--don't give them your tourist dollars.

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American's learning a lesson. Trying to teach and spread the American way. The countries the U.S. tried to force itself upon did not want their "help".

Duterte's drug war in the Philippines is out of control, he needs to be stopped

Duterte's drug war in the Philippines is out of control, he needs to be stopped Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte salutes with other military officers during a anniversary celebration of the Armed Forces.

Duterte's drug war in the Philippines is out of control, he needs to be stopped

Duterte's drug war in the Philippines is out of control, he needs to be stopped | Robert Muggah | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian