Tag Archives: Philippines

Weed 5: The CBD Craze

Can cannabis help treat autism symptoms? A new study aims to find out. Tucked away in the quiet English countryside on more than 47 acres, GW Pharmaceuticals is doing something no other drug company can do: produce the only cannabis-based medication ever approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. That drug, a treatment for two rare types of epilepsy,

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Mangyans Life and Culture

Mangyan is the generic name for the eight indigenous groups found on the island of Mindoro, southwest of the island of Luzon, the Philippines, each with its own tribal name, language, and customs. The total population maybe around 280,000, but official statistics are difficult to determine under the conditions of remote areas, reclusive tribal groups and some having little if any outside world contact. The

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Govt blacklists foreign recruiters; suspends erring agencies

Twenty-one foreign recruitment agencies and direct employers were blacklisted and 19 erring local recruitment firms were suspended or whose licenses were canceled in a continuing bid by the government to rid the overseas placement industry of misfits, the labor department reported over the weekend. Administrator Bernard Olalia of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said cleansing the industry is part of the intensified

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Filipino Qualities

There may be negative traits that are common to many Filipinos, such as crab mentality (envy and insecurity), mañana habit (procrastination) and tardiness, that are hindering our country’s progress and human development index. But on the other side, we also have several positive traits that make us one of the most admirable people on Earth. The following good habits make the Filipinos great

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