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Aquino to PHL’s wartime allies: Honor peace, never again to war

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday rallied the Philippines’ wartime allies behind peaceful resolution to modern-day conflicts between countries. During the 70th anniversary commemoration of the Leyte Landing, Aquino encouraged envoys from the US, Australia,...
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Fil-Am business leaders converge in Metro Manila, Central Luzon for upbeat trade mission

Filipino-American business leaders and executives of Fortune 500 companies in the US flocked to Manila on Friday for a 10-day Trade, Investment and Tourism tour of Metro Manila and Central Luzon. “Sixty Filipino business and community leaders, along with American […]
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Implants could make reading glasses a thing of the past

(Relaxnews) – A thin, circular eye implant could remedy near-sightedness, otherwise known as presbyopia, according to research presented Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The device has everyone talking because it corrected presbyopia...
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L.A. City Council proclaims October 2014 Filipino-American History/Heritage Month

Los Angeles – The Los Angeles City Council, led by Councilmembers Mitch O’Farrell and Jose Huizar, honored the Filipino American community in Los Angeles by presenting a Resolution proclaiming October 2014 as Filipino-American History/Heritage Month on 10 October 2014 at […]
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Group nature walks may boost mental well-being in stressful times

(Relaxnews) – Shedding light on the frequently proposed but rarely taken-to-heart suggestion of getting air and seeing friends, a large-scale study linked group nature walks to improved mental health and reduced stress. “We hear people say they feel better after […]
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This will not be my last music fest

By Pia Cabanela I have been writing professionally for 14 years now and music has been a tool at times to surpass deadlines when brain farts or to sound more intellectual, writers’ block, gets the better of you, just as […]
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House panel junks three impeachment raps vs. Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House justice committee on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to junk the three impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III, declaring them to “insufficient in substance.” Voting 54-4 in all three impeachment complaints, the panel moved to dismiss...
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Diet: low carb emerges victorious over low fat in comparative study

(Relaxnews) – For weight loss and cardiovascular disease prevention, low carb is the way to go, according to researchers from Tulane University, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins University in the US. The research team set out to determine the effects […]
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Researchers develop alert system to prevent phone use at the wheel

(Relaxnews) – A dedicated dashboard camera could soon trigger a warning to drivers who use their phone behind the wheel. Developed by researchers at the University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), the solution was recently highlighted by MIT Technology Review. Created by […]
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PHL June imports down 3.6% – PSA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Philippine imports fell for the second straight month in June on lower shipments of electronic products, industrial equipment and live animals, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) show. The PSA on Tuesday reported imports fell by […]