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DOH, PSH launch program to curb hypertension prevalence

DOH, PSH launch program to curb hypertension prevalence By Gladys Pino TAGAYTAY CITY, Cavite (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Health (DOH) has partnered with the Philippine Society of Hypertension (PSH) for a joint project initiative aimed at addressing the increasing prevalence of hypertension and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Cavite province. The program, Cardiovascular … Continue reading

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400 European tourists visit Leyte’s Kalanggaman Island

400 European tourists visit Leyte’s Kalanggaman Island By Roel Amazona PALOMPON, Leyte (Philippines News Agency) — Nearly 400 tourists from Germany and German-speaking countries explored on Sunday Leyte’s premier tourist destination — Kalanggaman Island. The foreign tourists were on board MS Europa 2, the highest-rated cruise ship in the world operated by German-based Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, … Continue reading

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Close to P800-K worth of shabu seized in Dumaguete jail raid

Close to P800-K worth of shabu seized in Dumaguete jail raid By Juancho Gallarde  DUMAGUETE CITY (Philippines News Agency) – Two anti-illegal drugs operations here, the provincial capital of Negros Oriental, yielded more than PHP1.25 million worth of suspected shabu. On early Monday morning, 115 grams of alleged shabu placed in 179 sachets, and worth more or less PHP782,000 … Continue reading

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No passport data lost, breached: gov’t printer

No passport data lost, breached: gov’t printer By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — No passport loss nor breach has occurred in the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), APO Production Unit Inc. (APUI), the current Philippine e-passport maker said Monday. “Walang nali-leak as I was saying. Walang leak, wala kaming nakikitang leak … Continue reading