Exercise: Your brain will thank you!

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Substantial research supports the health benefits of exercise when it comes to the body: improved strength, flexibility and endurance, to name a few. How about a reduced risk of developing cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and a lengthy list of other diseases? And don’t forget the mental health benefits, including reduced stress, 

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Marijuana or Alcohol: Which is worse for your child?

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com We know, we know: On the one hand, this is a question that doesn’t merit an answer, because for the vast majority of parents (we’re accounting for a few uninformed outliers), marijuana and alcohol are taboo for all children until they reach adulthood. That’s the vision; now here’s the reality: Thirty-three 

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Arrest warrants out for Mallari couple

By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter TORONTO — York Regional Police has confirmed that they have issued an arrest warrant for Jesus Mallari, 66, and Teresita Mallari, 69. The couple has been accused of defrauding customers of around $300,000 through their money transfer business, Mabini Express. “It’s still an ongoing investigation,” said York Regional 

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Canada set to deport Pinoy family living in Canada for 14 years

By Ysh Cabana TORONTO–The Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) has ordered the Concepcions to be sent back to the Philippines despite finding that the family of four is “very well established in Canada.” Gemma Concepcion, 49, tells her story to keep her family together. After accepting a job offer by a recruitment agency, she was 

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Whitney Haynes (left), Director of AWARE (Alberta Workers Association for Research and Education); Cynthia Palmaria (center), Migrante-Alberta Secretary; Gregie Flores ight), member of Migrante-Alberta (rspeak before a group of care workers in Alberta, Canada, Nov. 18. 
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Caregivers in Canada demand better working conditions, residency program

“We need to have an open work permit to protect ourselves from abusive employers. An employer specific work permit encourages inhumane treatment – in our pursuit of 24 months completion to qualify for permanent presidency, we endure disrespect and belittling insults.” By DELFIN DEL ROSARIO Bulatlat.com ALBERTA, Canada – Worker rights advocates are demanding an 

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Resistance, unity and hope: A look-back at the year 2018

By Renato Reyes Jr. Bulatlat.com Lets’ take a brief review of the events and actions that shaped the year 2018. It was undoubtedly a year of fierce resistance, unity and unshakeable hope. We pay tribute to all those who made sacrifices in defense of our rights and freedoms. We celebrate the big and small victories 

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Ode to suppressed historical upheavals

FILM REVIEW: Alma-ata (2018) By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter Alma-ata is auteur Arnel Mardoquio’s bravura ode to suppressed historical upheavals that mirror domestic struggle for social equity in his native island of Mindanao. The end credits state Mardoquio’s latest feature is dedicated to the people, who “have graciously died in serving the Filipino revolution.” 

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Ex-bank manager guilty of money laundering

Philstar.com MANILA, Philippines — A Makati City court  Thursday (Jan. 10) convicted a former bank branch manager of money laundering for her role in one of the biggest cyber-heists in history involving $81 million belonging to the Bangladesh government. In a 26-page decision, Judge Cesar Untalan of Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 149 sentenced 

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IN PHOTOS: Traslación

ManilaToday.net Every January 9, the Traslación of the Black Nazarene (commemoration of the “solemn transfer” of the image’s copy from San Nicolás de Tolentino in Intramuros to Quiapo) makes its way along the streets of Quiapo in the Philippine capital of Manila, with attendees reaching up to 12 million and the procession taking as long 

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Balangiga bells must ring for genuine independence

By Padre Dionito M. Cabillas ManilaToday.net Surely, Filipinos joyously received the Balangiga bells from its colonial master, the United States of America (U.S.). Many opinions and reflections had been shared in public about the Balangiga bells. What is the significance of the return of the Balangiga bells? Have Filipinos been emancipated from U.S. domination now 

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