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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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Ledesma, Olalia on human rights violations, red-tagging and peace

By Althea Manasan The Philippine Reporter At the beginning of his presentation to a crowd in Toronto last week, Manila-based attorney Edre Olalia led a singalong. Dedicated to President Rodrigo Duterte, the song went to the tune of “The Great Pretender,” with the lyrics changed: Oh yes, he’s a great pretender / Pretending that we’re 

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Analysts: Comelec violated the automation law

By Ronalyn V. Olea Bulatlat.com MANILA – In the fourth automated elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) was once again found violating the provisions of the Automated Elections System (AES) Law. In an interview with Bulatlat, Dr. Temario Rivera of AES Watch pointed out that Comelec did not fulfill the requirements set by the law 

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Makati residents on elections, Binay dynasty

By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter As the last of the ballots were counted for the highly divisive midterm elections, the future of politics is a hot topic. From electoral fraud to campaign strategies, Makati residents share their thoughts on the results and what it means for the future. Karen Nina Marie Camcam, 40, 

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Groups protest against ‘rigged election’

By Anne Marxze D. Umil Bulatlat.com MANILA — “We will not concede!” These were the words that resounded in front of the national canvassing center at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City (PICC) as Makabayan senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares addressed the crowd on the afternoon of May 17 during the Black Friday protest 

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Group challenges Senate: Stop Charter change

Research group IBON is challenging the succeeding Senate to prove its independence by rejecting the proposal to amend the 1987 Philippine Constitution or Charter change (Cha-cha). Lawmakers should keep in mind the dangers that Cha-cha poses on Philippine economic sovereignty, said the group, and not be swayed into passing other laws that fulfill the consistent 

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Own up to ‘worst automated elections’ ever, poll body urged

By Janess Ann J. Ellao Bulatlat.com MANILA – A nationwide group of teachers called on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to own up to the sufferings that public school teachers had to endure as a result of what they referred to as the “worst automated elections” in the country. “As many sectors question the conduct 

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And the winner is

Comelec proclaims ‘winning’ senators

By Marya Salamat Bulatlat.com MANILA – Amid protests questioning the integrity and results of the elections, the Commissions on Elections (Comelec) hastened to finish the canvassing of senatorial votes until late evening of May 21 to proclaim the new senators early today, May 22. They rolled out the red carpet for the arriving senators, mostly 

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WINNING GROUPS. The Commission on Elections proclaims the winners of the party-list race on May 22, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Comelec proclaims 51 winning groups in 2019 party-list elections

By Sofia Tomacruz Rappler.com MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers, on Wednesday, May 22, proclaimed 51 winners in the 2019 party-list elections. Anti-Crime and Terrorism Community Involvement and Support (ACT-CIS) topped the race, gaining the maximum 3 seats allowed. Bayan Muna came in next, also gaining 

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