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Sun Star
Netizens urged to report campaign violations onlineON THE first day of the campaign period on Tuesday, Commission on Elections (Co
Netizens urged to report campaign violations online
Sun Star / Posted 7 hours ago
ON THE first day of the campaign period on Tuesday, Commission on Elections (Comelec) urged the public to send reports of campaign violations online. In its Twitter account, Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez encouraged the voting public to use... Read more
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The Manila Times
Heated race startsFebruary 9, 2016 11:01 pm by JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, REPORTER ELECTION fever gri
Heated race starts
The Manila Times / Posted 11 hours ago
February 9, 2016 11:01 pm by JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, REPORTER ELECTION fever gripped the country on Tuesday as the campaign period for candidates seeking national posts started, with each presidential aspirant promising change, a... Read more
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Rappler
FULL TEXT: Grace Poe to voters: Ipaglalaban ko ang mga may hugot'GOBYERNONG MAY PUSO.' Senator Grace Poe promises to a presidency that will add
FULL TEXT: Grace Poe to voters: Ipaglalaban ko ang mga may hugot
Rappler / Posted 14 hours ago
'GOBYERNONG MAY PUSO.' Senator Grace Poe promises to a presidency that will address the everyday concerns of ordinary Filipinos during her proclamation rally at Plaza Miranda in Manila on February 9, 2016. MANILA, Philippines – Independent... Read more
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Top Gear Philippines
Dear gov't, here are solid ideas for decongesting Metro Manila trafficWell, except for a couple of bright minds, apparently. Karima Palafox and Paul
Dear gov't, here are solid ideas for decongesting Metro Manila traffic
Top Gear Philippines / Posted 15 hours ago
Well, except for a couple of bright minds, apparently. Karima Palafox and Paulo Alcazaren, two Filipino urban-planning advocates, participated as speakers during the kickoff of "Bilang Pilipino 2016," a special coverage of this year's elections... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The worst everI HAVE been a journalist, going full circle from print to broadcast, and back a
The worst ever
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
I HAVE been a journalist, going full circle from print to broadcast, and back again to print, for 66 years now. I have seen the worst and the best of administrations and presidents. I have never seen an administration as incompetent, as insensitive,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Still too close to callIt’s no fluke, apparently: Senator Grace Poe is still the leader in what remain
Still too close to call
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
It’s no fluke, apparently: Senator Grace Poe is still the leader in what remains a very tight race for President in May. Elsewhere in this newspaper, we publish the January installment of The Standard Poll by Junie Laylo. The senator kept the lead... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Poll campaign beginsComelec warns candidates against use of banned propaganda materials Campaignin
Poll campaign begins
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Comelec warns candidates against use of banned propaganda materials Campaigning for candidates running for national elective posts, an exercise often characterized by mudslinging, chaos, and violence among election bets and their avid supporters,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Make Dream Plan 2030 a reality!Now that the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is seriously considering
Make Dream Plan 2030 a reality!
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Now that the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is seriously considering keeping the bus lane barriers on EDSA a semi-permanent feature of the metropolis’ major road artery’s traffic management strategy, why not introduce – even on a trial... Read more
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Rappler
MRT Holdings' Sobrepeña: Roxas, Abaya may be liable for graftBATTLE CONTINUES. MRT Holdings head Robert Sobrepeña (center) continues to blam
MRT Holdings' Sobrepeña: Roxas, Abaya may be liable for graft
Rappler / Posted yesterday
BATTLE CONTINUES. MRT Holdings head Robert Sobrepeña (center) continues to blame former transportation chief Mar Roxas (left) and incumbent secretary Jun Abaya (right) for 'mishandling' the MRT3. Rappler file photos MANILA, Philippines – For MRT... Read more
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Sun Star
Comelec to bets: Observe rules in campaigningCANDIDATES running for national positions namely president, vice-president, sen
Comelec to bets: Observe rules in campaigning
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
CANDIDATES running for national positions namely president, vice-president, senators and party-list representatives will begin to promote themselves as the 90-day campaign period officially start on Tuesday, February 9. With this, the Commission on... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Thick as a brickWHEN President Aquino once asked rhetorically in a State of the Nation Address
Thick as a brick
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
WHEN President Aquino once asked rhetorically in a State of the Nation Address where inept and corrupt public officials got the gall to do what they do, he should have turned to his side and directed the question at Transportation Secretary Joseph... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Mountain rescue teams help injured Peak District walkerRescuers went to the aid of an injured walker in the Edale Valley on Saturday.
Mountain rescue teams help injured Peak District walker
Derbyshire Times / Posted 3 days ago
Rescuers went to the aid of an injured walker in the Edale Valley on Saturday. The walker, from Sheffield, was descending Hollins Cross when she slipped and injured her lower leg. Members of Edale and Buxton mountain rescue teams responded at... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
'No basis to implicate Roxas'BUSINESSMAN Robert John Sobrepeña was only mounting a counter-offensive when he
'No basis to implicate Roxas'
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
BUSINESSMAN Robert John Sobrepeña was only mounting a counter-offensive when he suggested that Liberal Party presidential candidate Mar Roxas should also be investigated over his supposed involvement in anomalous train maintenance and service... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace to MRTH: Stop blame game on train woesMANILA, Philippines - Malacañang called on the Metro Rail Transit Holdings Inc.
Palace to MRTH: Stop blame game on train woes
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang called on the Metro Rail Transit Holdings Inc. to stop the blame game with regard to MRT-3 woes after its chairman, Robert John Sobrepeña, expressed support for the Senate recommendation to file charges against top... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Geylang Is Rental Cluster Of Choice With No Shortfall Of Renters In The Last 15 Years « Economics « Opinion « TR EMERITUSSingapore-founded startup and property portal 99.co presents its views and roun
Geylang Is Rental Cluster Of Choice With No Shortfall Of Renters In The Last 15 Years « Economics « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 3 days ago
Singapore-founded startup and property portal 99.co presents its views and roundup for the week. Helping consumers make the best decisions by finding a home they’ll love, digital residential site 99.co postulates the following insights based on... Read more
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The Star
Singaporean jailed for taking upskirt videos of his friendsSINGAPORE: For nearly four years, a 29-year-old accountant took more than 120 u
Singaporean jailed for taking upskirt videos of his friends
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: For nearly four years, a 29-year-old accountant took more than 120 upskirt photos and videos of seven women he liked, but did not think he had a chance with. They were his friends, acquaintances and colleagues, aged 23 to 30, who had... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Probe Roxas on MRT, Ombudsman urgedOWNERS of the Metro Rail Transit III said Friday the Office of the Ombudsman sh
Probe Roxas on MRT, Ombudsman urged
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
OWNERS of the Metro Rail Transit III said Friday the Office of the Ombudsman should investigate presidential candidate and former Transport Secretary Manuel Roxas II for anomalous procurement and maintenance service contracts signed by the Department... Read more
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The Sport Bible
Jermaine Pennant Reveals What Method He Uses To Stop People Taking SelfiesSeeing a professional footballer on public transport is a very, very rare occur
Jermaine Pennant Reveals What Method He Uses To Stop People Taking Selfies
The Sport Bible / Posted 4 days ago
Seeing a professional footballer on public transport is a very, very rare occurrence. It pretty much never happens basically because most have a brand new posh car and let's face it, who would choose to use public transport? One footballer who... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cross Island Line site investigation works to be modified to reduce environmental impactSINGAPORE: Following feedback from nature groups, the Land Transport Authority
Cross Island Line site investigation works to be modified to reduce environmental impact
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: Following feedback from nature groups, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has customised site investigation plans for the upcoming Cross Island Line (CRL) to minimise disruption to the environment near the Central Catchment Nature Reserve,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
LTA to minimise environmental impact of Cross Island Line site investigation worksSINGAPORE: Following feedback from nature groups, the Land Transport Authority
LTA to minimise environmental impact of Cross Island Line site investigation works
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: Following feedback from nature groups, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has customised site investigation plans for the upcoming Cross Island Line (CRL) to minimise disruption to the environment near the Central Catchment Nature Reserve,... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Survey: Singaporeans voted PAP because of death of Lee Kuan Yew… « Editorial « TR EMERITUSResearch company Blackbox has concluded that the people’s Action Party (PAP) wo
Survey: Singaporeans voted PAP because of death of Lee Kuan Yew… « Editorial « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 4 days ago
Research company Blackbox has concluded that the people’s Action Party (PAP) won the General Elections 2015 (GE 2015) mainly because of the death of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. In their monthly surveys of 1,000 samples conducted every month... Read more
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Kagay-an News
Let’s Relax opens 2 new branches in Bangkok – The Street Ratchada and MBK Feb 5, 2016 Let’s Relax Day Spa, managed by Siam Wellness Group PCL, opened
Let’s Relax opens 2 new branches in Bangkok – The Street Ratchada and MBK
Kagay-an News / Posted 4 days ago
Feb 5, 2016 Let’s Relax Day Spa, managed by Siam Wellness Group PCL, opened 2 new branches in Bangkok in Ratchada and MBK Center Area. Balancing the Street Industrial Style... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SGH campus to be redeveloped over 20 years to boost capacity, accessibilitySINGAPORE: The Republic's largest public hospital, Singapore General Hospital (
SGH campus to be redeveloped over 20 years to boost capacity, accessibility
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Republic's largest public hospital, Singapore General Hospital (SGH), will be redeveloped over the next 20 years – including moving it closer to Outram Park MRT station – to better serve patients. A master plan was unveiled on Friday... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Osmeña: Abaya should “hang his head in shame”DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Transportation Secreta
Osmeña: Abaya should “hang his head in shame”
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya should “at the very least hang his head in shame,” Senator Serge Osmena III said on Friday. This was how Osmeña reacted when he learned that Abaya... Read more
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NBC News
Three-Parent Babies Are OK, Experts SayExperiments using sperm and egg cells from three different people to make a sin
Three-Parent Babies Are OK, Experts Say
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
Experiments using sperm and egg cells from three different people to make a single embryo are all right — if they are carefully monitored and regulated, expert advisers said Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration should carefully regulate such... Read more
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Business Wire
The New York Stem Cell Foundation Applauds the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Report on Mitochondrial Replacement TechniquesNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) applauds t
The New York Stem Cell Foundation Applauds the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Report on Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) applauds the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Institute of Medicine (IOM) report released on February 3rd, 2016 that states mitochondrial replacement... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cranes to help speed up sleeper replacement worksSINGAPORE: Work to replace rail sleepers on the East-West Line is now speedier,
Cranes to help speed up sleeper replacement works
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: Work to replace rail sleepers on the East-West Line is now speedier, thanks to more access points where engineering vehicles can be launched onto train tracks. Road Rail Vehicles (RRVs), which help replace timber sleepers with concrete... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Poe gets Osmeña support vs AbayaSenator Grace Poe and Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. FILE PHOTOS
Poe gets Osmeña support vs Abaya
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Senator Grace Poe and Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. FILE PHOTOS BY JOSEPH VIDAL/PRIB “It does not take an expert to analyze the failures of management. Just ask the passengers who line up for hours and experience the stalling trains,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
U.S. panel endorses “three-parent” IVF techniqueAn expert committee have recommended that the U.S. government allows the clinic
U.S. panel endorses “three-parent” IVF technique
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
An expert committee have recommended that the U.S. government allows the clinical investigation of mitochondrial replacement techniques (MRT) to go ahead. In a report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, scientists and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Phl left far behind due to bad leadersNo man is a prophet in his own land. That truism frustrates architect-urban pla
Phl left far behind due to bad leaders
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
No man is a prophet in his own land. That truism frustrates architect-urban planner Felino Palafox Jr. no end. For world leaders he has planned and built modern cities, yet cannot get Philippine officials to do the first good thing for our people. In... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SMC given until Feb 19 to submit MRT-7 reportMANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC
SMC given until Feb 19 to submit MRT-7 report
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is giving San Miguel Corp. (SMC) until Feb. 19 to submit the report for the financial closure of the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) to avoid delays on the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Poe panel report on MRT not Senate’s – DrilonMANILA, Philippines – As far as the Senate is concerned, the report prepared by
Poe panel report on MRT not Senate’s – Drilon
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – As far as the Senate is concerned, the report prepared by a panel chaired by Sen. Grace Poe recommending the filing of graft charges against Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya over the Metro Rail... Read more
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The Scientist
IOM: Mitochondrial Replacement(9) mitochondrionWIKIMEDIA, KELVINSONGA committee led by members of the Nationa
IOM: Mitochondrial Replacement
The Scientist / Posted 5 days ago
(9) mitochondrionWIKIMEDIA, KELVINSONGA committee led by members of the National Institute of Medicine (IOM) yesterday (February 3) deemed clinical investigations of mitochondrial replacement techniques—approved in the U.K. last year—“ethically... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
MRT-7 may face delay againThe construction of the P62.7-billion Metro Rail Transit Line 7 may be delayed
MRT-7 may face delay again
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
The construction of the P62.7-billion Metro Rail Transit Line 7 may be delayed again, if San Miguel Corp. fails to meet the Feb. 19 deadline to submit financial closure on the project. Financial closure refers to the process of completing all... Read more
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Science Daily
Clinical investigations of mitochondrial replacement techniques are 'ethically permissible' if conditions metWhile not currently conducted in humans in the United States, mitochondrial rep
Clinical investigations of mitochondrial replacement techniques are 'ethically permissible' if conditions met
Science Daily / Posted 5 days ago
While not currently conducted in humans in the United States, mitochondrial replacement techniques hold the potential to significantly reduce the risk of transmitting serious and at times fatal mitochondrial DNA diseases from mother to child, but the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Broken MRT rail near Ayala station strands passengersTHE Metro Rail Transit (MRT) – Line 3 on Thursday evening suffered a broken rai
Broken MRT rail near Ayala station strands passengers
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
THE Metro Rail Transit (MRT) – Line 3 on Thursday evening suffered a broken rail near the Ayala station. The mishap was announced to waiting passengers waiting for the MRT at Boni Station. The commuters were asked to leave the station and have... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Poe rubs it in: Failures of management at Abaya-led MRT-3 very clearSENATOR Grace Poe justified on Thursday a draft subcommittee report against Tra
Poe rubs it in: Failures of management at Abaya-led MRT-3 very clear
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
SENATOR Grace Poe justified on Thursday a draft subcommittee report against Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya over the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) mess, saying “it does not take an expert to analyze the failures of management.” Poe said the... Read more
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The Temasek Review
NSFs and NSmen should do what’s right for themselves and our children « Opinion « TR EMERITUSNSFs and NSmen who want change should first try to distance themselves from sta
NSFs and NSmen should do what’s right for themselves and our children « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 5 days ago
NSFs and NSmen who want change should first try to distance themselves from state propaganda. By voting for a government with little transparency and accountability, there will only be token changes. PAP is essentially fighting yesterday’s war with... Read more
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The Temasek Review
TRS editors settle copyright infringement suit with SPH « Editorial « TR EMERITUSThe two editors of the now defunct The Real Singapore (TRS) website has reached
TRS editors settle copyright infringement suit with SPH « Editorial « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 5 days ago
The two editors of the now defunct The Real Singapore (TRS) website has reached an out-of-court settlement with Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) over a copyright infringement suit the latter had filed last year. In May 2015, SPH filed a lawsuit... Read more
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The Temasek Review
A democratic society has to be fought for, step by step and brick by brick « Snippets « TR EMERITUSAs a WP supporter, appreciate the work of their members. Acknowledge that the W
A democratic society has to be fought for, step by step and brick by brick « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 5 days ago
As a WP supporter, appreciate the work of their members. Acknowledge that the WP members have calibre to replace the PAP to be Singapore’s government. Was disappointed by GE 2015 result, but on “hindsight” not total surprise. And, how to know that... Read more
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The Temasek Review
‘Ownself check ownself’ Punggol-East sees tardy levels of cleanliness « Letters « TR EMERITUS@KEN: January 29, 2016 at 4:09 am (Quote) Charles ch*** is an IDIOT and still
‘Ownself check ownself’ Punggol-East sees tardy levels of cleanliness « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 5 days ago
@KEN: January 29, 2016 at 4:09 am (Quote) Charles ch*** is an IDIOT and still have not learn that when you point a finger at WP, THREE fingers are pointing back at you. say that They are still arrogant and thinks that they can do no wrong and all... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Chan Chun Sing’s disconnect rethortic « Letters « TR EMERITUSProfessor Tommy Koh and Eugene Tan are clearly right in asking Chan Chun Sing t
Chan Chun Sing’s disconnect rethortic « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 5 days ago
Professor Tommy Koh and Eugene Tan are clearly right in asking Chan Chun Sing to allow more space for growth of our civil sector. However, it is sad to note that Minister Chan Chun Sing still insists on PAP’s past top-down command and control system... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Suicide of Benjamin Lim « Letters « TR EMERITUSI refer to the ongoing saga of the most unfortunate loss of a secondary 2 stude
Suicide of Benjamin Lim « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 5 days ago
I refer to the ongoing saga of the most unfortunate loss of a secondary 2 student after being interviewed and possibly, coerced by the State’s police into making a confession without any Guardian or Counsel around to dispense advise. More so when an... Read more
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Mong Palatino
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » Ang lumalabang Lumad, hindi si Duterte, ang tanglaw ng Mindanao*Talumpating binigkas sa Mindanao Human Rights Summit na ginanap sa Philippine
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » Ang lumalabang Lumad, hindi si Duterte, ang tanglaw ng Mindanao
Mong Palatino / Posted 5 days ago
*Talumpating binigkas sa Mindanao Human Rights Summit na ginanap sa Philippine Normal University, Taft, Manila noong Nobyembre 12, 2015 Sa susunod na linggo, ipapalabas na ang inaabangang huling installment ng pelikulang Hunger Games. Sa pelikula,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Despite backlash, fertility campaign organisers appreciate attentionSINGAPORE: While some online have described a public campaign to raise awarenes
Despite backlash, fertility campaign organisers appreciate attention
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: While some online have described a public campaign to raise awareness of fertility issues as “offensive and distasteful”, organisers I Love Children (ILC) told the media on Thursday (Feb 4) they anticipated the backlash, and that it was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Woodlands regional bus interchange gets faceliftSINGAPORE: The Woodlands regional bus interchange will be refurbished and an un
Woodlands regional bus interchange gets facelift
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Woodlands regional bus interchange will be refurbished and an underpass will be built linking the upgraded bus interchange with the North-South Line Woodlands station and the future Thomson-East Coast Line Woodlands station, the Land... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Amid graft raps, Vitangcol says MRT under new management worseFormer Metro Rail Transit (MRT 3) General Manager Al Vitangcol III has claimed
Amid graft raps, Vitangcol says MRT under new management worse
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Former Metro Rail Transit (MRT 3) General Manager Al Vitangcol III has claimed that the railway transit system has been going more smoothly during his term than under the current management. Vitangcol arrived at the Sandiganbayan Third Division on... Read more
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Asian journal
Aquino spent at least P50B of our money for his BBL fantasyPresident Benigno S. Aquino 3rd spent about P50 billion of taxpayers’ money on
Aquino spent at least P50B of our money for his BBL fantasy
Asian journal / Posted 5 days ago
President Benigno S. Aquino 3rd spent about P50 billion of taxpayers’ money on his campaign to get the insane Bangsamoro Basic Law enacted into law, documents as well as sources in government disclosed. The money was spent on efforts to convince the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Three-Parent Babies Are OK, Experts SayExperiments using sperm and egg cells from three different people to make a sin
Three-Parent Babies Are OK, Experts Say
KWWL Iowa / Posted 5 days ago
Experiments using sperm and egg cells from three different people to make a single embryo are all right — if they are carefully monitored and regulated, expert advisers said Wednesday. Such "three-parent" babies could be a way for people with a high... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ethicists approve embryos with three genetic parentsWASHINGTON — An elite panel of scientists and bioethicists offered guarded appr
Ethicists approve embryos with three genetic parents
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — An elite panel of scientists and bioethicists offered guarded approval Wednesday of a novel form of genetic engineering that could prevent congenital diseases but would result in babies with genetic material from three parents. The... Read more
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