Kids eat more veggies when tasty: study

(Washington, United States–AFP) – Children just hate all vegetables, no matter how tasty you make them, right? Wrong, says an influential study out Monday that found US children in Massachusetts ate up to 30 percent more vegetables when school dinners were made more...

Jerry Barican, FQS activist, former Erap spokesman, dies

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Fernando “Jerry” Barican, who served as spokesman of then President Joseph Estrada, died Friday night, friends and relatives said. A niece said Barican passed away at the Makati Medical Center 9:20 p.m. Friday from multiple organ failure. His body lies in state...

Aquino meets US Rep. Joseph Kennedy III

BOSTON, Massachusetts (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III met on Monday morning (Boston time) with United States Rep. Joseph Kennedy III at Bill’s Pizzeria in Newton. Kennedy, who recently visited the Philippines, invited the President for a meeting if he travels to...

Aquino: Gloria Arroyo followed Marcos’ handbook in abusing power

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III, currently in the United States for a working visit, has once again criticized former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, this time comparing her to the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. In a speech at the Harvard University on Monday...

Aquino: Dictatorship is no solution

BOSTON, Massachusetts, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino again took a shot at the Marcos dictatorship during a speech at Harvard University, debunking perceptions that life under a dictatorship is better than under a democracy. Speaking before the John F. Kennedy school of...

Aquino: West Philippine Sea claimants must adhere to rule of law

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III, in a policy speech he delivered here Monday, underscored the importance of following the rule of law in resolving the dispute in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). The question the Philippines...

Gov’t empowering people through education, better health care, says Aquino

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – The ultimate goal of the government is to empower the people through education, and better health care and social services so that they would enjoy equal opportunities, President Benigno S. Aquino III said at the Harvard University’s...

Aquino to critics: File charges against my corrupt allies

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino encouraged the filing of charges against his allies and “people around” him if they believe they have been dishonest while serving in government. This was the President’s answer to a question posed by a Harvard...

Aquino to address U.N. climate summit, meet with Filipino community during U.S. visit

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III will address a United Nations climate summit, speak to American businessmen, and meet with the Filipino community when he visits the United States from September 20 to 24. “As in all of the President’s trips abroad, the...

Meditation offers slight relief from anxiety: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Meditation may help ease anxiety and depression in certain patients, and in some cases the practice may be as effective as taking anti-depressant medications, said a study Monday. However, a review of scientific literature on mindfulness meditation...
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