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Phl among 7 countries with rising AIDS cases

December 3, 2011 ·  By Artemio Dumlao, The Philippine Star

Phl among 7 countries with rising AIDS cases

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – The Philippines is among seven countries with a steady increase in cases of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

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Racial Discrimination on the Supermarket Shelf

November 17, 2010 ·  By Fr. Shay Cullen

Shirley, 16, hid in her bedroom lying on her face and crying. She refused to go to school. Her mother, Maria, with gentle persuasion, got her to sit up and take her hands away from covering her face. Maria gasped, her child’s face was a blotch of angry red blotches. “What happened, what caused this?”, [...]

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Philippine Poverty and Inequality Situation (as of March 2008)

March 9, 2008 · 

Poverty Incidence According to the Social Weather Stations (January 2008): • Almost 1 out of 2 Filipinos see themselves as poor. • 46% of Filipinos families (estimated 8.1 million families or about 40.5 million Filipinos out of the 2007 projected population of 86 million) see themselves as poor. Available data from the government: • 1 [...]

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EVENTS MARK AIDS ‘CATASTROPHE’

December 2, 2000 · 

More than a million children are living with HIV/AIDS As people around the globe hold events to mark World Aids Day, President Bill Clinton has warned that the disease has reached catastrophic proportions in many parts of the world. He said the spread of Aids was so severe in some regions, it had become a [...]

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