• How many islands does Phl still have?
    The smart answer to the question “How many islands comprise the Philippines?” used to be: “Depends on whether it’s low or high tide.” Not anymore – now the cautious reply is: “Before or after Duterte?”
  • Coronary calcium boosted young adults’ heart disease risk
    Younger adults who have any calcium deposited in their coronary arteries, even a small amount, are at increased risk for adverse coronary heart disease outcomes and death, finds an analysis of the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study.
  • ICE deports student for not attending classes
    US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently issued a press release that they had a student removed/deported, when they found out that he was not attending class, as is required with a student visa.
  • Sharing the good news from the Philippines
    I am currently in San Francisco, California, having just come from Honolulu where – together with Executive Secretary Bingbong Medialdea, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Interior Secretary Eduardo Año – we had briefings with US Pacific Command (USPACOM) Commander Admiral Harry Harris on issues that are of mutual interest to the Philippines and the United States.
  • The morning after
    I saw the royal wedding like millions of people around the earth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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