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Sinking of PH vessel by Chinese vessel ‘a first’

‘It is enough reason for this administration to seriously reconsider its friendship policy toward China,’ maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal tells Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The sinking of a Filipino vessel in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) as exposed on Wednesday, June 12, is a first in the dispute between the Philippines and 

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3 speeches in a row, Duterte silent on Chinese ship sinking PH vessel

The Philippine president has yet to publicly remark on the incident in the West Philippine Sea MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has not made any public statement about the ramming of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel a day after the defense department bared it and 4 days after the incident 

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VP Leni Independence Day 2019

Robredo to Filipinos: It’s our duty to ensure a ‘free, just, humane’ society

‘Nawa’y pukawin ng pagdiriwang na ito ang isang malalim na pagmamahal para sa bayan,’ says Vice President Leni Robredo on Independence Day MANILA–Vice President Leni Robredo reminded Filipinos that they are tasked to continue protecting the freedoms their forefathers fought for when the Philippines was liberated from Spain 121 years ago. Robredo led the flag-raising 

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Q & A with San Carlos Bishop Gerardo Alminaza on Negros killings

The violence that erupt from time to time in Negros is but a painful reminder of the longstanding land problem and unjust system operative in Negros. By JHIO JAN A. NAVARRO* Bulatlat.com Negros, an island of landlords, has ever since been rife of agrarian tensions. From the bloody Escalante Massacre of 1985 to the more 

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Last year’s Eid prayer with my sister and her friend, at the Quiapo Golden Mosque.

How my politics strengthened my faith

By Mench Tilendo This year marks the seventh year for me to have spent the Holy month of Ramadan away from my family. Since I entered college in 2012, one of the many adjustments I had to take was celebrating this time of the year without them. Undeniably, it was a struggle for a Muslim 

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b2Bpreneur’s new board of directors: Pearl Rabano, chief fi nancial officer; B Laserna, chief marketing and information officer; Noreen 
Ocampo, chief project officer; Rachel Muhlberger, chief operating 
officer; and Janet Lim, founder and CEO.

b2Bpreneur aims to develop future entrepreneurs

Kids learn how to make and sell products at annual business fair By Bruce Gates Small companies make up nearly 98% of all Canadian businesses, and half of those employ fewer than four people, according to the Business Development Bank of Canada. Filipino enterprises represent a very small fraction of that total, but if Janet 

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Ritchie and Amy Yao wedding

Ritchie and Amy Yao wedding photo in Gateway Canyon Resort Spa in Colorado. Ritchie Yao is a Harvard graduate architect.

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5 Steps to avoid processed foods (When you’re surrounded by them)

By Editorial Staff ToYourhealth.com Processed foods is an enormous buzzword, both because increasing evidence implicates processed foods in a variety of negative health outcomes; and also because we are continually faced with them at every turn, despite this increasing evidence of their harm. In a nutshell, we keep learning how dangerous they are; processed food 

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Walk faster

Walk faster, live longer

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Sounds like a simple premise, although not nearly enough people seem to be believers these days. Yes, walking faster can increase your life expectancy – a great reason to step things up the next time you step out your door. Here’s the connection, based on new research: Among a large study 

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Is your poor diet fueling cancer?

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com It’s no secret that too many people – particularly Americans – eat too many low-nutrient, high-fat, high-carb, processed foods. It’s also no secret that a consistent diet along those lines can lead to obesity, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. What isn’t talked about enough, however, is the link 

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