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"Sport can create hope where once there was only despair."
When Noel Villa first stepped inside the Misamis Oriental Provincial Jail (MOPJ) back in June 2018, he was reminded of a quote from Nelson Mandela: "Sport can create hope where once there was only despair."It wasn't his first time working in a ...
 
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It’s not just 'multiply by seven.'
Who would have thought that, in an age of medical breakthroughs, quantum discoveries, and interplanetary expeditions, a group of hardworking scientists in a laboratory somewhere on the other side of the world had been trying to find out whether we’re actually counting ...
 
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He says it would've been selfish of him to ask his wife to get a ligation.
Choosing permanent contraception—whether tubal ligation or vasectomy—is a difficult subject for couples. Often, the burden goes to the wife to undergo the procedure. But, one husband who dared to have a vasectomy says mothers have endured enough in pregnancy and childbirth. He ...
 
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A collection we never knew we needed.
Nothing really surprises us anymore when it comes to unconventional designer items. From a Supreme brick to luxury sporting goods, we really have seen it all. But, we have to admit, Moncler's just released dogwear is a bit out there. Yep, you read that right: ...
 
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Check out this list if you're heading abroad anytime soon.
The fourth case of polio in the Philippines was confirmed early in November 2019—nearly two decades after it was declared to have been eradicated in the country. In the midst of this outbreak, the number of countries requiring an International Certificate of ...
 
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One will raise eyebrows while one will make you excited to plan your travels!
If you plan on traveling to the United States or South Korea any time soon, you may want to take note of these countries’ updated visa requirements. One of the two countries just made it a lot easier to plan a visit, while the other ...
 
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Microsoft Japan reported an almost 40 percent increase in productivity.
Imagine the possibility of having a long weekend every week.Well, Microsoft Japan's employees didn't have to think in theory because the company experimented with a four-day work week in August 2019.Called the Work Life Choice Challenge, 2,300 employees only worked for four days, ...
 
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The cat people vs. dog people war continues.
It’s official. Cat people are apparently smarter than dog people. That’s according to researchers from the Carroll University in Wisconsin who studied the personality traits of 418 people, who identified as either cat people or dog people.According to the study, dog lovers were ...
 
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The 21-year-old Anne Isleta trained under Coach Bob Bowman.
Anne Isleta has been swimming competitively since she was six years old. Although she grew up in the U.S. and has won championships for the state of California, she has decided to compete for the Philippines in the 30th SEA Games on ...
 
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Give the good boy his treats.
Scientists have confirmed it. Dogs don’t respond well if you act like an asshole.In a research study conducted by molecular biologists from Portugal, it was discovered that dogs that go through aversion-based training, which utilizes yelling and shock collars, are drastically more stressful ...
 
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Combine function and fashion.
When you imagine a hiking outfit, the first image that comes to mind is usually a ratty fanny pack combined with bulky boots and rainbow-colored sunglasses. We’re here to prove otherwise and show how you can still look good, or at least ...
 
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In case you weren’t aware, you can now bring your service and support doggos on board.
It’s only the second day of the week but we need another stress reliever. Here’s some good news to get you through till the weekend: You can fly Philippine Airlines (PAL) and bring your service and emotional support doggos on board.According to ...
 
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The entrepreneur and philanthropist passed away late Saturday evening at the age of 93.
The PBA honored one of its pioneer team owners, John Gokongwei, with a moment of silence before the Governors Cup game between NLEX and Magnolia on Sunday night.Gokongwei was among the pro league's founding fathers with his dominant Great Taste team in ...
 
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The differently abled sportsmen were awarded Sportsmen of the Year.
Arnold Balais may have lost his right leg when he was a teenager, but he’s been active in sports for a very long time.Struck by chronic osteomyelitis at 14, his right leg was amputated early on in life. However, that hasn't stopped the ...
 
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A mountain in Laguna is a one-stop destination for several gorgeous waterfalls.
There are countless lists of falls near Manila, but more often than not, they’re nowhere near each other. It would take a solid week to visit them all—but not these falls. Tucked away in a corner of Laguna is Mt. Romelo, home to ...
 
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When it comes to keeping your next break breezy, make sure you travel smarter.
Even the most relaxing vacations come bookended with a rush or two of journey-related adrenalin. Between those 6am bag drops and last-minute train dashes, there’s a host of potential pressure points to puncture your zen, from lost luggage to map-reading mishaps. Luckily, ...
 
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A backpacker shares tips on how to explore Busan in four days with only P7,000 in your pocket.
Busan is a big, sprawling coastal city, but it’s not as frenetic and fast-paced as Seoul. Formerly known as Pusan, it is second to Seoul in terms of population. The bustling metropolis has a laid back vibe, probably because of its proximity ...
 
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"Hindi na tayo magtataka, Chinese national," said MPBL commissioner Kenneth Duremdes.
Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) commissioner Kenneth Duremdes assured the league's war against game-fixing will continue following the suspension of several players and coaches of the Soccsksargen Marlins in the ongoing Lakan Season.Duremdes said the suspension meted on the Marlins is just the ...
 
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The Philippine fencing team is aiming for no less than the overall title in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.
Members of the Philippine fencing team are aiming for no less than the overall title in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), which will be hosted by the country starting November 30.“We are targeting three to four golds,” said head coach Rolando ...
 
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The actor shares his mental health issues with the public for the first time.
There is a stigma cast around mental health that prevents people from talking about it, especially for men. Men talking about their mental health may be beyond the concept of what society traditionally sees as “manly.”  Yesterday, actor Paulo Avelino broke that stigma by speaking ...
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