It’s Time to Clock Out

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com A great work ethic is impressive, but at some point, we all have to “clock out,” go home, enjoy our free time, and recharge and renew. Otherwise, we risk getting burned out, worn down … and suffering the health consequences. Case in point: New research links longer hours spent at work 

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Why Your Bones Need Vitamin D

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Especially when you’re older. Why? Because with age, two things happen: First, we naturally lose bone density as we get older, which makes bones more subject to a break. Second, age also can rob us of muscle mass, balance and normal gait (walking) abilities, which increases our risk of falling. Now 

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Maarte, Maldita, Maganda

Jovie Galit launches Pinay Collection By Jennilee Austria The Philippine Reporter When entrepreneur Jovie Galit addressed the crowd at Paper Plus Cloth on September 14th, she challenged the audience to search “Pinay Collection” on Google. Expecting to see Galit’s merchandise line at the top of the results, they were dismayed to find R-rated links instead. 

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‘Fiercely unrepentant, extremely charismatic’

REVIEW: The Kingmaker By Marites N. Sison Lauren Greenfield’s The Kingmaker is a masterly account of the Marcos family’s unexpected political resurgence in the Philippines after years of ignominious exile. 
For Filipinos, especially those who suffered under the brutal dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, it is bound to be a difficult and chilling film to watch. For 

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Malaya holds forum on Martial Law

Survivors of martial law recounted the horrors of the Marcos dictatorship in a forum in Toronto Sept. 22 at the Kerr Hall, University of Toronto. Sponsored by Malaya Canada, a network advocating for respect for human rights and upholding social justice and putting a stop to the killings by the Duterte administration, the forum heard 

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Martial Law Rally in Toronto

Bathurst & Wilson Sept. 20, 2019

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Philippines in UN list of anti-civil society, activist countries

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines, whose relations with international bodies have turned sour, has been listed among 48 countries that registered a rising retaliation against civil society groups and human rights defenders who have been cooperating with the United Nations. The UN Human Rights Office said it has been receiving numerous information on intimidation and 

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Martial law activists pass on the torch of struggle to today’s youth

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Veterans of martial law have passed on the torch of struggle against tyranny to the youth of today during a protest action, Sept. 20 at the Rizal Park. Carol Araullo, chairperson of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) and student activist in the ’70s, said in Filipino, “We are 

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47 years after Martial Law declaration, Marcoses ‘still have no shame’

While victims of human rights abuses won the class suit in the US Federal court in Hawaii against the Marcoses and received compensation, the Marcoses have not been punished for their crimes. By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Danilo dela Fuente, 70, fumes in anger every time he sees Imelda Marcos and her children 

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Life under Martial Law

By Elfren S. Cruz Around three and a half years ago, I wrote a column depicting life under martial law through six Filipino novels recommended by Karina Bolasco who was then publisher of Anvil Books. Since then campaigns to revise the history of the truths about the martial law regime of the Marcos family have 

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