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Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens’ brains: study

Researchers have found “different patterns” in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study. The first wave of information from the $300 million National Institute of Health (NIH) study is showing that those nine and 10-year-old kids spending more than […]

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‘Ala eh, Batangas’

    ONE of the more famous tour­ist destination near Metro Manila is the province ofBatan­gas. Its rich history and culture, coupled with its pristine beach­es and breath-taking mountains that every budding mountaineers dreams of conquering, all the more highlight the natural beauty and awe of Batangas. However, it is not only for Ba­tangas’ natural […]

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Climate change movement continues in Katowice

    THREE years after the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, in which 195 nations, in­cluding the Philippines, pledged to carry out national programs to reduce their respective carbon emissions to keep world temperatures down, environmentalists from around the world met this week in Katowice in the coal-mining region of Poland. It was at the […]

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Editorial Cartoons (December 10, 2018)
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Malacañang said Sunday that there is no hidden “pork barrel” fund in the proposed P3.575-trillion national budget for 2019. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the assurance after Sen.  Panfilo M. Lacson said that there are pork barrel funds in the national budget. In a radio interview, Panelo, using the Supreme Court definition of the term […]

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Wildlife biologist dies on Mount Apo

KIDAPAWAN CITY – A 27-year-old wildlife biologist from the University of the Philippines in Los Banos, Laguna died while conducting research at Mount Apo, the country’s highest peak. Supt. Ramel Hojilla, city police director, identified the victim as James de Villa Alvarez, 27, of San Isidro, Lemery, Batangas. Hojilla said Alvarez had difficulty breathing while […]

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