IN TODAY’S fast-paced world where Filipinos have grown accustomed to eating heartily at the expense of health, it is not uncommon for one to know a friend or neighbor who suffers from a chronic disease.
Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog-Echavez and Reynaldo Parojinog Jr. (Source: Philippine National Police)
Bureau of Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon. (PNA file photo)
MANILA. A pedicab driver navigates a flooded street caused by strong rains from a tropical storm locally named Gorio in the outskirts of Manila, Philippines, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP)
MANILA. Justice Undersecretary Reynante Orceo and Philippine National Police chief Ronald Dela Rosa appear at the continuation of the Senate hearing on the killing of former Albuera, Leyte mayor Rolando Espinosa. Orceo claimed he made the recommendation to downgrade the charges against cops tagged in Espinosa's killing. (SunStar Philippines/Al Padilla)
MANILA. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos (right) shakes hands with Majority Leader Rodolfo Farinas (left) as the Marcos' legal adviser, former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile (center) looks on during a congressional inquiry at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Tuesday July 25, 2017. (AP)
MANILA. Philippine National Police chief Ronald Dela Rosa and National Capital Region Police Office chief Oscar Albayalde conduct inspection along IBP Road in Quezon City hours ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte's second State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 22. (SunStar Philippines/Third Anne Peralta-Malonzo)
President Rodrigo Duterte. (AP file photo)
MANILA. Tulong Dunong Member of the Board of Trustees Gerardo Sison, Executive Director Dr. Norman D. Marquez, Visa Director for Business Development Jesus Michael Tirona, Sheila Deng, Claudia Gonzalez, Cammie Tirona and Joey Tirona.
MANILA. In this June 27, 2017 file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while addressing Filipino Muslim leaders during a reception at the Presidential Palace to celebrate the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan known as Eid al-Fitr in Manila, Philippines. (AP)
MARAWI. A resident looks at a burning structure during early morning airstrikes by government forces in the continuing fight for Marawi City by the Maute terror group on Friday, June 23, 2017. (AP)