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Top Ten List of New Year’s Resolutions

The most popular resolutions are not so lofty as to be impossible to achieve, but sticking to them can take a good deal of “resolve”, hence the term, New Year’s “resolutions”. Keeping your resolutions is supposed to be an exercise in character building, as well a means of improving your life. 1. Stop Smoking – 

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Most Filipinos hopeful for 2013

MANILA, Philippines – The year 2013 brings hope for most Filipinos, according to the Social Weather Stations survey released Friday, December 28. The yearend survey, conducted between December 8-11, showed that 92% of adult Filipinos are feeling hopeful, rather than fearful, for the year ahead. This is just a slight drop from last year, wherein 

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Visualizing the plight of the Philippine Indigenous People

The Country in the Heart By Ed Maranan The National Indigenous People’s Month in the Philippines, which is October, passed with hardly a milestone achieved in the age-old struggle to uplift the lives of millions of these descendants of the original inhabitants of our archipelago. Instead, the highlight of the month was the grisly massacre 

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17 Filipino Canadians recognized

QUEEN ELIZABETH II DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDAL Senator Tobias Enverga, Jr. (C, Ontario) has stressed the importance of volunteer work to help one’s fellowmen and improve the community and the country. The Conservative Senator for Ontario spoke before the seventeen recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in the presence of their families and 

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Remembering Christmas eve scaffold tragedy

TORONTO–December 24th marks the third anniversary of the Toronto Christmas Eve scaffold tragedy, in which four migrant workers were killed and another seriously injured after the scaffold that was supporting them collapsed. Aleksey Blumberg, Vladimir Korostin, Fayzullo Fazilov, Aleksanders Bondarevs, and Dilshod Marupov were reinforcing and repairing balconies when the platform they were working on 

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Most Current Research on Social Change in Canada

The Philippine Reporter believes that research matters. Hence, it is publishing information on some of the latest research gems significant to everyone. These studies are lifted from the SPAR (Social Policy Analysis and Research) Monitor, an inventory of recent social research information relevant to social policy. — Editors This bulletin is a quick inventory of 

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Other Community Round-Up

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Dec. 28, 2012 to Jan. 10, 2013 issue

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DC Pinoy groups press stop to mining-related human rights abuses

(Petition delivery part of “National Day of Action” calling on Philippine government to hold military accountable for Tampakan Massacre and other acts of violence against indigenous people’s resistance to foreign large-scale mining on their lands.) WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, December 10—a day officially recognized as International Human Rights Day—representatives from DC-area Filipino community groups 

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Damage due to ‘Pablo’ balloons to P14-B

MANILA, Philippines – The amount of damage due to typhoon “Pablo” has reached P14 billion, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Wednesday. The NDRRMC said the agriculture sector took the most damage at P9.51 billion, while the costs of damage for infrastructures and private properties were pegged at P4.47 billion 

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