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Ways to survive exam time

Dear Kuya Allos Naku, it’s exam time and I’m having trouble concentrating. I still have essays that are overdue and three exams! I think I lost track of time because for a month or so there was not many assignment and then all the deadlines just came up! I am doubting my decision to go 

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Ocampo et al released on bail, vow to file countercharges against perpetrators

“Make no mistake about it: while we welcome this victory, those responsible for these despicable acts cannot just rest yet because they will be surely held accountable.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo, ACT Rep. France Castro and 16 others who were released on bail vow to file 

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No need for nationwide Martial Law declaration, there is de facto martial law

ManilaTaday.net On November 22, Rodrigo Duterte said there is no need to declare Martial Law nationwide. This is the nth time he said this. But his Memorandum Order 32, which is patterned in Martial Law in Mindanao, is not short of a martial rule. Ordered in the memo were redeployment of Armed Forces in the 

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Drop ‘politically motivated’ criminal charges vs Rappler, Maria Ressa

‘This attempt to silence a highly regarded news website is just the latest example of the administration’s contempt for free and vibrant news media,’ says Human Rights Watch Asia Director Brad Adams MANILA–Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Saturday, December 1, called on the Duterte administration to drop the “politically motivated” charges against Rappler Holdings Corporation 

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#AnimatED: Huwag nating kalilimutan si Kian

Hindi pa tapos ang laban, ang susunod na yugto: ang pakikipagbuno sa paglimot. Dahil kaluluwa natin bilang isang bansa ang nakatay. Rappler.com “Breakdown in humanity.” ’Yan ang tawag ng isang senador sa pagkamatay ni Kian delos Santos, ang 17-anyos na binatilyong binaril ng mga pulis sa Caloocan habang nagsasagawa ng kampanyang “one- time, big-time” laban 

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#BonifacioDay2018: Mga lunan ng alaala, mga lunan ng digma

By Erika Cruz ManilaToday.net “Bayad po, isang Monumento,” sabi ng mamang katabi ko sa bus noong isang araw. Ngayon na lang, habang isinusulat ito, lubos kong naiisip ang konteksto at kasaysayan ng Monumento na natatagpuan sa dulo ng Edsa sa Caloocan. Ang Andres Bonifacio Monument, idinisenyo ng National Artist na si Guillermo Tolentino at pinasinayaan 

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Simbang Gabi at St. Catherine of Sienna church in Mississauga

Everyone is invited to attend the Annual Simbang Gabi in Tagalog sponsored by the Filipino Community of St. Catherine of Sienna Church at 2340 Hurontario St. (Hurontario and Queensway). The event will be held from December 15 to December 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. A small gathering in the church Main Hall will follow after 

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GABRIELA Ontario, Pink Portfolio support  #FilipinasSpeakOut campaign of Rachelle Cruz

See GABRIELA Statement Pink Portfolio Event: The Pink Portfolio hosted the launch, Nov. 27, of the #FilipinasSpeakOut #MeToo advocacy campaign, where Rachelle Cruz spoke about her sexual assault before a diverse group of women supporters.

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Terry Power, CEO, Medisys, TELUS Health and Matthew Embry, director, Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis, a TELUS Health Originals documentary, at a screening in Toronto this week. The film will be available on 
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Canada’s public health crisis: Devastating effects of opioid addiction

Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis looks at how this epidemic is impacting families and communities countrywide VANCOUIVER–Today, TELUS released the first installment of its new TELUS Health Originals documentary series, a heartbreaking look at the public health emergency devastating North America through a new documentary: Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis. Available on YouTube and on 

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Your coffee habit is likely contributing to deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in the tropics. 
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EARTHTALK: Greening your coffee habit

By Doug Moss and Roddy Scheer Dear EarthTalk: I drink a lot of coffee and I’m wondering how bad this is for the environment? And how I can make sure I’m feeding my 3-cup-a-day habit in the greenest way possible? – Denny Mahon, Worcester, MA About half of Americans over age 18 (some 150 million of 

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