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LESLIE SUPNET

Pinay filmmaker awarded to use studio, resources

The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and PIX FILM is pleased to announce that local filmmaker Leslie Supnet is now in residence as our first filmmaker in the new Studio Immersion Program, supported by the Petman Foundation. The award enables Canadian and International artists to use the studio at PIX FILM and production 

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MAYOR JOHN TORY

Toronto 2017 budget focuses on savings, investing in community

TORONTO–The 2017 budget is focused on saving money, keeping the city affordable and investing in Toronto residents’ priorities. On Monday Feb. 6, Mayor John Tory, Councillor Gary Crawford and City staff met with members of the multilingual media for a Toronto 2017 Budget briefing. Media received a technical briefing by City staff on the budget. 

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Scams in the online dating world

BUSINESS WORLD GONE ARE the days when introducing oneself to prospective romantic partners required actual physical effort (and mental courage). Today it is so much easier — and convenient — to log on to online dating sites which use algorithms to try and find you a perfect date — or, as Russian cybersecurity and antivirus 

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How to deal with love, romance and rejection on Valentine’s Day

Rappler.com Take care lovers, wherever you are, as Valentine’s Day is soon upon us. Whether you’re in a relationship or want to be in a relationship, research over a number of years shows that February 14 can be a day of broken hearts and broken wallets. A study by US psychologists in 2004 found that relationship breakups 

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103 lawmakers sign House reso urging Duterte to resume peace talks

DAVAO TODAY DAVAO CITY–More than a hundred lawmakers signed a House resolution Thursday urging President Rodrigo Duterte to resume the peace talks with Communists, recognizing the gains made for the benefit of the people. House Resolution No. 769 was authored by 103 lawmakers, 20 were from Mindanao, 11 from Visayas, 42 from Luzon and 30 

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Prof. Epifanio San Juan Jr.

On Duterte’s bloody war on drugs

MANILA TODAY Interview with Prof. Epifanio San Juan Jr. The war on drugs in the Philippines went on for six months before it was ordered halted on January 29 by President Rodrigo Duterte and on January 30 by his Chief of Philippine National Police Ronald Dela Rosa. The impetus was the kidnapping of South Korean 

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Land reform is key to inclusive growth–Green Action PH

IBON.org As thousands of farmers camp out in Davao City to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Mendiola Massacre and to demand land to the tiller and just peace, the multi-sector Green Action Philippines (PH) network called on the Duterte administration to prioritize agrarian reform in its development plan to achieve inclusive growth. The network 

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Maria Tanglao, receives the Gold Top Award from Raffy Policarpio – LBC Country Head Canada

LBC awards Top Cargo Agents

LBC Canada, the leading provider of moving packages and goods thru sea and air to the Philippines, awarded its Top Air Cargo Agents for 2016. LBC Air Cargo Partners offers business owners LBC’s air cargo service that is secure, reliable and on time. The services provided to our Filipino community are Documents, Parcels and Boxes 

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Sebang Travel Filipino staff, from left: Lucy King, Levie Andrew, Cille Tan, Lyn Sanchez and Angie Oliveros.

Sebang Travel – KC Tours 34th Anniversary Party

Celebrating Sebang Travel – KC Tours 34th Anniversary Party held at Sariwon Korean Barbeque Restaurant

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Community Pictorial by Ariel Ramos

Miss Maria Liezel Malicay, Miss Caregiver – FILCORE 2016, participated in the Fundraising of FILCORE Gala Night (Dec. 17, 2016) for OFWs, caregivers and others. Liezyl arrived in Canada from Saudi Arabia. ———————– ———————–

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