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What propelled me to be an activist

By Fatima Kaalim It occurred to me that maybe Anakbayan Toronto members have written blog posts or that perhaps some of their speeches have been uploaded on the internet, whichever platform. I’m weird this way but this is what I usually do if I want to get to know the person/people better— I usually do 

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Filipino Canadian Writers and Journalists Network Launch, April 20

Filipino Canadian Writers and Journalists Network (FC-WJNet) Launch on April 20, 2018 @ 6pm Rm. 2007D, Wilson Hall, U of  T, 40 Willcocks St.,corner Spadina Ave., Toronto

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Joshua Diamante of Throne Barbershop with his proud Lolo Hero Diamante from San Pablo City; (L-R): Tito Jay Tagorda, cousin Aldrin Atento, Lolo Hero Diamante, JOSHUA DIAMANTE, Tito Darrell Ross, Papa Jhun Ciolo Diamante, Tito Eugene Cube, cousin Ardjon Cube and Tito Eddie Atento during Easter Dinner celebration wearing Throne’s “The Crown of Confidence” Headwear. Please visit www.thronebarbershop.com to book an appointment.

Toronto’s Throne Barbershop gets 650K Facebook views

Trending ngayon sa social media (Bandila Facebook) ang 100% Dugong Pinoy Filipino-Canadian na si Joshua Diamante of Throne Barbershop (399 Yonges St., Toronto). Taga-Mangaldan ang kanyang Ina at taga-San Pablo City naman ang kanyang Ama na myembro at webmaster ng Philippine Artists Group of Canada (PAG). Sa loob lamang ng anim na araw (6 days) 

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Duterte orders Congress to fast track impeachment of Chief Justice

DavaoToday.com MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte ordered House of Representatives to expedite the impeachment of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, as he declared the top magistrate an enemy he wanted to get rid of. Duterte issued the scathing remark against the Chief Justice on-leave during Monday’s press conference at the Davao International Airport before 

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Human rights abuses continue unabated in Northern Mindanao, group says

By Jigger J. Jerusalem DavaoToday.com CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – Cases of abuses against civilians allegedly perpetrated by state security forces continue to pile up in parts of Northern Mindanao as martial rule is still in effect in Mindanao, a report of a fact-finding body revealed Monday. Conducted by the Northern Mindanao region team 

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Chinese casino to replace local businesses in Boracay

By RUTH LUMIBAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – A fisherfolk group slammed what it calls as “double standards” of the Duterte administration in the rehabilitation of Boracay. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) ordered the temporary closure of Boracay on the ground that local businesses have violated certain environmental laws. President Rodrigo Duterte himself expressed 

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At 79, I must still confront political persecution

Today I turned 79 years old. Nothing remarkable about that, except that at my age I’m still being subjected to public political persecution by the state authorities. And this has been my situation, on and off, off and on, for the past 42 years. Yes, for more than half of my life. Four years ago 

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Public satisfaction with Duterte dips among poorest — SWS

MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – While President Rodrigo Duterte retained a “very good” public satisfaction rating in the first quarter of 2018, there was a significant dip in satisfaction for his performance among the poorest Filipinos, a new survey shows. The Social Weather Stations survey, made public on Wednesday, April 11, but conducted from March 

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Filipina scalded by Saudi employer finally coming home

President Duterte, Saudi prince who visited Manila credited for homecoming Fahima ‘Candies’ Alagasi, the 26-year-old household service worker from Pikit, Cotabato who suffered severe burn injuries after she was doused with boiling water by her female employer in Riyadh four years ago, is finally coming home. “I am pleased to report that a few hours 

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Bicol Canada to hold induction on May 4

By Leticia Peralta Toral Earl Francis Orino Dacara has slated the induction of the new set of officers on May 4, 2018, 6:00 P.M. Friday, at the  famous Scarborough Convention Centre located at # 20 Tomham, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. Dacara is a native of Libmanan, Camarines Sur although his father came from the City of 

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