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Europe's largest wooden building awaits salvation off Istanbul

May 28, 2018 - 10:34 PM

Built at the end of the 19th century, this unique 6-storey structure once served as a home for Greek Orthodox orphans until it was shut down in the early 1960s

WOODEN. Piet Jaspaert, vice president of Europa Nostra heritage organization poses in front of the old Prinkipo Greek Orthodox orphanage at Princes island in Istanbul. Photo by Ozan Kose/AFP

Help needed for 100 children displaced by Benguet orphanage fire

Jan 28, 2016 - 9:51 PM

The Bethesda Children’s Home is a Christian run orphanage that has operated in Itogon Benguet for 68 years

BURNED TO THE GROUND. The Bethesda Children's Home, which has taken care of orphans in Benguet for 68 years, is destroyed, along with its clinic and dormitory on January 26, 2016. Photo by Rafael C Valencia

Nepal convicts Canadian orphanage volunteer of sexual assault

Mar 01, 2015 - 10:26 PM

The 71 year old man is found guilty of sexually abusing a 15 year old disabled boy and is sentenced to 7 years in prison

THE INNOCENT. Some of Nepal's orphanages have been hit by allegations of sexual abuse, corruption and fraud in recent years. File photo by PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP FILES / AFP

Volunteerism: Changing the world one child at a time

Feb 08, 2015 - 7:00 AM

On weekdays Te Candano works at a bank processing remittances from seafarers On weekends she serves as a volunteer helping put a smile on kids faces

Proper nutrition during disasters: Is it possible?

Aug 01, 2014 - 4:51 PM

In an orphanage in Laguna children are being fed with whatever was being given to them by donors See what happens during their Cookfest

COOKFEST.  The Cookfest gave students in Laguna, especially the orphans, a taste of the food that they really should be eating, if they were to eat healthily. All photos by Chris Quintana and Kimmy Baraoidan/Rappler.com

Floor collapses; Megan Young unhurt in Haiti

Nov 05, 2013 - 1:34 PM

Miss World chairperson Julia Morley is badly injured and suffers from a significant fracture on her hip

BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. Miss World 2013 Megan Young laughing with the children from the orphanage just moments before the collapse. Photo from Miss World website

‘The Impossible’: Guilty pleasure of another kind

Jan 21, 2013 - 8:59 AM

It’s impossible not to get emotional at this big screen drama which is equal parts contemporary disaster movie and old fashioned weepie

WET AND WIRED. Naomi Watts, with Tom Holland, holds on for dear life. All photos by Jose Haro/Summit Entertainment