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‘Good’ voters’ turnout in village, youth polls: Comelec

  ‘Good’ voters’ turnout in village, youth polls: Comelec By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Commission on Elections (Comelec) acting chairman Al Parreño on Monday said there was a “good” voters’ turnout in the just concluded May 14 Barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) polls. Parreño noted that they cannot give specific … Continue reading

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3 missile-armed crafts to be operational in 3 months

3 missile-armed crafts to be operational in 3 months By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine Navy’s (PN) first three Spike-ER armed multi-purpose attack crafts (MPACs) will be fully operational within two to three months, flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad said. Integration or installation is ongoing as of this time, he said … Continue reading

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Study links gray hair with immune system activity, viral infection

Study links gray hair with immune system activity, viral infection   WASHINGTON (Philippines News Agency) — A new study on mice, published on Thursday in the open access journal PLOS Biology, offered insights into why some people’s hair may turn gray in response to a serious illness or chronic stress. Researchers at the National Institutes … Continue reading

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Palace welcomes SWS survey on Filipino families escaping poverty

Palace welcomes SWS survey on Filipino families escaping poverty By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Saturday welcomed a survey report showing that one out of three Filipino families have escaped poverty and vowed to continue its anti-poverty programs until all Filipinos live comfortably. The latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, conducted … Continue reading