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AllAfrica.com
Annual Inflation Rate Stabilizes At Five Percent in JulyAlgiers — The rate of annual inflation stabilized at 5% in July 2015, the same
Annual Inflation Rate Stabilizes At Five Percent in July
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Algiers — The rate of annual inflation stabilized at 5% in July 2015, the same rate as in June (against 4.8% in May and 4.5% in April), National statistics Office (NSO) told APS Monday. This rate of annual inflation shows the progress of inflation... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino approves cityhood of General Trias in CaviteMANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III signed on August 19 Republic
Aquino approves cityhood of General Trias in Cavite
Rappler / Posted 16 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III signed on August 19 Republic Act 10675, the law which converts the municipality of General Trias in Cavite into a component city. All that's left for the law to be effective is a plebiscite voting... Read more
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Inquirier.net
More ‘ghost’ seniors foundA self-styled “ghostbuster” has found evidence of more phantom senior citizens
More ‘ghost’ seniors found
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
A self-styled “ghostbuster” has found evidence of more phantom senior citizens haunting five Makati City barangays (villages), allegedly receiving birthday cakes and sundry gifts and, all told, siphoning off millions of pesos from the municipal... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
More people lose money in online shopping scamsAlmost half a million people in the Netherlands were victims of an online shopp
More people lose money in online shopping scams
DutchNews.nl / Posted yesterday
Almost half a million people in the Netherlands were victims of an online shopping con last year, according to new figures published by national statistics office CBS. In total, 3.3% of the population were scammed last year, compared with 2.7% in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Senate subpanel grills ex-official over Makati ‘ghost’ senior citizens Ryan Barcelo at the Senate blue ribbon committee hearing today, August 26, Pa
Senate subpanel grills ex-official over Makati ‘ghost’ senior citizens
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Ryan Barcelo at the Senate blue ribbon committee hearing today, August 26, Pasay City (Photo by Jun Ryan Arañas) Members of the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee grilled a former... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tribunal urged to summon Poe’s papersAugust 26, 2015 12:00 am Radio commentator Rizalito David has asked the Senate
Tribunal urged to summon Poe’s papers
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
August 26, 2015 12:00 am Radio commentator Rizalito David has asked the Senate Electoral Tribunal to subpoena Sen. Grace Poe’s birth and travel documents, which he said would be vital in proving his claim that... Read more
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Sun Star
David asks SET to subpoena Poe's birth recordRIZALITO David, a defeated senatorial bet in the 2013 elections, asked Tuesday
David asks SET to subpoena Poe's birth record
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
RIZALITO David, a defeated senatorial bet in the 2013 elections, asked Tuesday the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) to subpoena documents, which will prove that Senator Grace Poe is not a natural-born Filipino citizen. In his motion, David requested... Read more
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Times of Malta
Foreign investment growth slows slightly, but reaches €8.2 billionForeign direct investment (FDI) increased by €8.2 billion at the end of Decembe
Foreign investment growth slows slightly, but reaches €8.2 billion
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Foreign direct investment (FDI) increased by €8.2 billion at the end of December compared to December 2013, the National Statistics Office said today. The stock position of Foreign Direct Investment at the end of December was€141.9 billion. €139.1... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Losing bet asks Senate tribunal for Grace Poe's docsMANILA, Philippines — A defeated senatorial candidate filed a motion before the
Losing bet asks Senate tribunal for Grace Poe's docs
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — A defeated senatorial candidate filed a motion before the Senate electoral tribunal (SET) on Tuesday to subpoena the citizenship documents of Sen. Grace Poe. According to a radio report, Rizalito David asked the SET to subpoena... Read more
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Malta Star
MaltaStar.comAs at December 2014, foreign direct investment in Malta was estimated at €141.9
MaltaStar.com
Malta Star / Posted 2 days ago
As at December 2014, foreign direct investment in Malta was estimated at €141.9 billion according to the lastest figures from the National Statistics Office. This amounts to an increase of €8.2 billion over the corresponding month in 2013. €139.1... Read more
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The Manila Times
Trillanes, Pimentel shame, debase the SenateAugust 23, 2015 10:51 pm For nearly a year, and up to last week, Senators Anto
Trillanes, Pimentel shame, debase the Senate
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
August 23, 2015 10:51 pm For nearly a year, and up to last week, Senators Antonio Trillanes 4th and Aquilino Pimentel 3rd have been using Senate resources, time and money for their vilification campaign... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Comelec may expand coverage of random manual auditMANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking at expan
Comelec may expand coverage of random manual audit
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking at expanding the coverage of the random manual audit (RMA) for the May 2016 polls. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista said that while the law requires only one precinct per... Read more
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Times of Malta
Who needs a new theatre?It will come as no surprise to many that when the original proposal for an open
Who needs a new theatre?
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
It will come as no surprise to many that when the original proposal for an open air theatre to replace the Royal Opera House was first made public, I was at the forefront of those objecting to the idea. Some noted my objections and claimed I had a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Did You Know: NSOAugust 19th, 2015 12:17 AM THE NATIONAL Statistics Office (NSO), formerly know
Did You Know: NSO
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
August 19th, 2015 12:17 AM THE NATIONAL Statistics Office (NSO), formerly known as the Bureau of Census and Statistics, was created through Commonwealth Act No. 591 approved on Aug. 19, 1940. In 2013, by virtue of Republic Act No. 10625 signed by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Algeria's GDP Per Capita Edged Down in 2014Algiers — The GDP per capita of Algeria declined slightly in 2014, standing at
Algeria's GDP Per Capita Edged Down in 2014
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Algiers — The GDP per capita of Algeria declined slightly in 2014, standing at USD$5,460.1 against USD$5,474.9 in 2013, said Monday the National Statistics Office (ONS) in a publication on the country's economic accounts. As for GDP, it reached... Read more
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The Christian Post
Italian Church Offers $2K Baby Bonus to Christian Couples Who Agree to Have a Third ChildPope Benedict XVI baptises a baby during a mass in the Sistine Chapel at the Va
Italian Church Offers $2K Baby Bonus to Christian Couples Who Agree to Have a Third Child
The Christian Post / Posted 13 days ago
Pope Benedict XVI baptises a baby during a mass in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican, Rome, Italy, January 10, 2010. An Italian Catholic priest and his church are offering Christian couples willing to have a third child the equivalent of $2,200 in... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch population growth slowsThe growth of the population of the Netherlands slowed in the first half of 201
Dutch population growth slows
DutchNews.nl / Posted 14 days ago
The growth of the population of the Netherlands slowed in the first half of 2015, with fewer births and a higher death rate, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday. There were 82,000 births in the first six months of the year compared... Read more
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Balita
Quezon’s outstanding farmers, fisherfolk honoredQuezon’s outstanding farmers, fisherfolk honored August 12, 2015 5:17 am LUCE
Quezon’s outstanding farmers, fisherfolk honored
Balita / Posted 16 days ago
Quezon’s outstanding farmers, fisherfolk honored August 12, 2015 5:17 am LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Aug. 11 — The Provincial government of Quezon through the Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPA) honored the outstanding farmers and fisher folks... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch dairy farmers earn 30% less for milk but shop prices drop only 5%Dutch farmers are being paid 30% less for milk than they were a year ago, the n
Dutch dairy farmers earn 30% less for milk but shop prices drop only 5%
DutchNews.nl / Posted 16 days ago
Dutch farmers are being paid 30% less for milk than they were a year ago, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. However, consumer prices have only gone down 5%, the CBS said. ‘The price of milk in shops is not only determined by the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
527 enumerators deployed for Zambo Popcen 2015Population Census 2015 will kick off today, August 10, with Mayor Beng Climaco
527 enumerators deployed for Zambo Popcen 2015
Zamboanga Today / Posted 17 days ago
Population Census 2015 will kick off today, August 10, with Mayor Beng Climaco as the first client of the door-to-door collection of census data in Zamboanga City. Some 527 enumerators of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) formerly the... Read more
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Sun Star
National census startsABOUT 90,000 enumerators fan out all over the country starting Monday for the 2
National census starts
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
ABOUT 90,000 enumerators fan out all over the country starting Monday for the 2015 population census. The enumerators from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will make a headcount of all persons and gather information from each household such... Read more
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Rappler
Hit and run victim still waits for justiceCASE UNSOLVED. Aldy Quano's vehicle is damaged by the hit and run accident. Ima
Hit and run victim still waits for justice
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
CASE UNSOLVED. Aldy Quano's vehicle is damaged by the hit and run accident. Image courtesy of Aldy Ouano. Image courtesy of Aldy Ouano. MANILA, Philippines – Aldy Quano never thought he would ever be involved in a hit-and-run incident. But in one... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Dominican Republic denies arbitrarily deporting citizens with Haitian rootsIt has, however, conceded that there have been “isolated cases” of people being
Dominican Republic denies arbitrarily deporting citizens with Haitian roots
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 21 days ago
It has, however, conceded that there have been “isolated cases” of people being stopped and searched before being taken to the border – and even, on at least one occasion, moved across it. Two years ago, the country’s constitutional court used a... Read more
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Times of Malta
Trade deficit narrows through increase in exports, drop in importsMalta registered a trade deficit of €253.3 million in June, compared to €357.4
Trade deficit narrows through increase in exports, drop in imports
Times of Malta / Posted 21 days ago
Malta registered a trade deficit of €253.3 million in June, compared to €357.4 million in the same month last year, according to preliminary figures published by the National Statistics Office. Imports declined by €80.5 million while exports... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch exports to non-EU countries double in 10 yearsExports from the Netherlands to countries outside the European Union have more
Dutch exports to non-EU countries double in 10 years
DutchNews.nl / Posted 22 days ago
Exports from the Netherlands to countries outside the European Union have more than doubled over the past 10 years while EU exports have risen by just 33%, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday. Dutch exports to non-EU countries have... Read more
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Times of Malta
Opposition questions public financesPN deputy leader Mario de Marco said today that the Opposition on Friday tabled
Opposition questions public finances
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
PN deputy leader Mario de Marco said today that the Opposition on Friday tabled three Parliamentary questions in relation to the statistics on public finance issued by the National Statistics Office July 31. The questions concerned the extraordinary... Read more
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Times of Malta
Five traffic fatalities in second quarterThere were five traffic fatalities in the second quarter this year, the Nationa
Five traffic fatalities in second quarter
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
There were five traffic fatalities in the second quarter this year, the National Statistics Office said. It said the number of reported traffic accidents in the second quarter reached 3,910, three per cent more than in the same quarter last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are Minimum Wages Desirable?After protracted strikes and pressure from trade unions South Africa is debatin
Are Minimum Wages Desirable?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
After protracted strikes and pressure from trade unions South Africa is debating imposing a national minimum wage. Other African states are also seeking to extend mandatory pay scales to improve worker livelihoods and curb poverty. But the issue is... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
1.3 million Dutch nationals have two passportsThe number of Dutch nationals with two passports reached 1.3 million at the beg
1.3 million Dutch nationals have two passports
DutchNews.nl / Posted 23 days ago
The number of Dutch nationals with two passports reached 1.3 million at the beginning of last year, a rise of 3% on 2013, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. Almost half of the dual nationals are also Moroccan or Turkish, the CBS... Read more
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Times of Malta
Increase in licensed vehiclesThe stock of licensed motor vehicles at the end of June stood at 340,981, up by
Increase in licensed vehicles
Times of Malta / Posted 24 days ago
The stock of licensed motor vehicles at the end of June stood at 340,981, up by one per cent over the previous quarter, the National Statistics Office said. It said that, 79.3 per cent were passenger cars, 14 per cent were commercial vehicles and... Read more
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Times of Malta
Increase in licenced vehiclesThe stock of licensed motor vehicles at the end of June stood at 340,981, up by
Increase in licenced vehicles
Times of Malta / Posted 24 days ago
The stock of licensed motor vehicles at the end of June stood at 340,981, up by one per cent over the previous quarter, the National Statistics Office said. It said that, 79.3 per cent were passenger cars, 14 per cent were commercial vehicles and... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Heineken sells more beer in 2015 first halfDutch brewing group Heineken sold 1% more beer in the first half of this year a
Heineken sells more beer in 2015 first half
DutchNews.nl / Posted 24 days ago
Dutch brewing group Heineken sold 1% more beer in the first half of this year and earned more on every bottle. The company’s net profit rose to €1.1bn, compared with €631m in the year-earlier period. Total revenues amounted to €10.9bn, a rise of 2%... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch beer exports reach a record, second only to MexicoThe Netherlands exported a record €1.6bn worth of beer last year, a rise of 4%
Dutch beer exports reach a record, second only to Mexico
DutchNews.nl / Posted 27 days ago
The Netherlands exported a record €1.6bn worth of beer last year, a rise of 4% on 2013, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. Most – 37% – went to the US, but this was down 4% in euro terms on a year ago, the CBS said. Exports to... Read more
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Rappler
Southwestern juniors team withdraws from CESAFI after coach, 5 players banned for lifeCOBRAS BITTEN. Southwestern University athletic director Ryan Aznar showed to t
Southwestern juniors team withdraws from CESAFI after coach, 5 players banned for life
Rappler / Posted 28 days ago
COBRAS BITTEN. Southwestern University athletic director Ryan Aznar showed to the media two copies of the players authenticated birth certificates from the National Statistics Office. One was tampered and the other one untouched CEBU CITY,... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Polish nationals less likely than Dutch to claim welfarePolish nationals are less likely to claim welfare benefits than the native Dutc
Polish nationals less likely than Dutch to claim welfare
DutchNews.nl / Posted 28 days ago
Polish nationals are less likely to claim welfare benefits than the native Dutch, according to new figures from the national statistics office CBS which were released on Thursday. However, other groups of immigrants and refugees are much more likely... Read more
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Times of Malta
Useful information missing from IRD property formThe Building Industry Consultative Council has called a number of stakeholders
Useful information missing from IRD property form
Times of Malta / Posted 28 days ago
The Building Industry Consultative Council has called a number of stakeholders together, asking them to come up with a list of amendments to the property declaration form introduced less than three months ago. Schedule 8 to Legal Notice 147/2015 has... Read more
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Sun Star
Suffering in silenceIF THERE is any person who will most likely be bullied, it is a person with dis
Suffering in silence
Sun Star / Posted 29 days ago
IF THERE is any person who will most likely be bullied, it is a person with disabilities. The bullying starts as a child when fellow children would make fun of them or maltreat them knowing they cannot hit back. As a grown-up some still experience... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Traffic gridlockThe 101st anniversary celebration of the Iglesia ni Cristo last July 27 along t
Traffic gridlock
Manila Standard Today / Posted 29 days ago
The 101st anniversary celebration of the Iglesia ni Cristo last July 27 along the North Luzon Expressway created a traffic gridlock that frayed the nerves of the motoring public. Media reports of traffic slowdown were an understatement. It took... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Teen drunks should pay for own hospital treatment: surveyEight out of 10 Dutch adults think teenagers who end up in hospital because the
Teen drunks should pay for own hospital treatment: survey
DutchNews.nl / Posted 29 days ago
Eight out of 10 Dutch adults think teenagers who end up in hospital because they have drunk too much should have to pay all or part of the bill themselves. Most people also think smokers should pay for help with breaking the habit, the survey by the... Read more
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Sun Star
Caught red-handedTHE Southwestern University high school basketball squad has been out of the lo
Caught red-handed
Sun Star / Posted 30 days ago
THE Southwestern University high school basketball squad has been out of the loop for the last 14 years. It was supposed to make a grand comeback into the school-based basketball scene this year in the 15th season of the Cebu Schools Athletic... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France's Hollande gambles on jobs growth for second term bidPARIS: French President Francois Hollande, who has long pledged only run for a
France's Hollande gambles on jobs growth for second term bid
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
PARIS: French President Francois Hollande, who has long pledged only run for a second term in office if unemployment was falling, has upped the stakes by saying that fall would have to be sustained throughout the year before the May 2017 vote. The... Read more
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The Star
France's Hollande gambles on jobs growth for second term bidPARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande, who has long pledged only
France's Hollande gambles on jobs growth for second term bid
The Star / Posted 30 days ago
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande, who has long pledged only run for a second term in office if unemployment was falling, has upped the stakes by saying that fall would have to be sustained throughout the year before the May 2017... Read more
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Swissinfo
France's Hollande gambles on jobs growth for second term bidBy Elizabeth Pineau and Emmanuel Jarry PARIS (Reuters) - French President Fran
France's Hollande gambles on jobs growth for second term bid
Swissinfo / Posted 30 days ago
By Elizabeth Pineau and Emmanuel Jarry PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande, who has long pledged only run for a second term in office if unemployment was falling, has upped the stakes by saying that fall would have to be sustained... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Russian boycott hits Dutch meat and dairy exportsThe value of Dutch agricultural exports fell in the first four months of this y
Russian boycott hits Dutch meat and dairy exports
DutchNews.nl / Posted 30 days ago
The value of Dutch agricultural exports fell in the first four months of this year, the first time exports have gone down since 1996, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. Compared with the year earlier period, exports fell 2.7% in... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
The Dutch are cycling longer distances as e-bike takes offThe Dutch are now each cycling an average of 1,018 kilometres a year, a rise of
The Dutch are cycling longer distances as e-bike takes off
DutchNews.nl / Posted 30 days ago
The Dutch are now each cycling an average of 1,018 kilometres a year, a rise of 230 kilometres on five years ago, the Telegraaf said on Tuesday. Road users lobby group Bovag puts the increase down to the popularity of electric bikes. ‘In 2007,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rise in poverty belies administration claimsTHE growing number of poor Filipinos debunks the Aquino administration’s claim
Rise in poverty belies administration claims
Manila Standard Today / Posted 1 months ago
THE growing number of poor Filipinos debunks the Aquino administration’s claim that its strategy for fighting poverty works and should be continued by the succeeding administration, the research group IBON said Sunday, one day before President... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Online retail growth slows but retailers' earnings riseThe number of people in the Netherlands who shop online continues to grow, even
Online retail growth slows but retailers' earnings rise
DutchNews.nl / Posted 1 months ago
The number of people in the Netherlands who shop online continues to grow, even though the increase is now only marginal, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. In 2014, 10.4 million out of the population of almost 17 million said they... Read more

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