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Bonifacio Festival, Nov. 17

Nov. 17, 2019 11AM – 5PM Council Chambers, 2nd Floor Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. A celebration of the life, leadership and works of Andres Bonifacio, founder of the Katipunan which led the Philippine Revolution of 1896 that toppled the Spanish colonial rule. Featuring an art exhibit, a book fair, cultural numbers and 

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Reporting The Voiceless, Nov. 17

Mainstreaming Marginalized Issues in The Media By 2019 Marshall McLuhan Fellow Patricia Evangelista Nov. 17, 2019 11AM – 5PM Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. Organized by: Filipino Canadian Writers and Journalists Network (FC-WJNet) and PLUMA, co-sponsored with National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (NEPMCC)

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Cancel registration of ‘rebellious’ party-list groups? Not so fast — Comelec’s Guanzon

MANILA, Philippines – National security officials may want the poll body to cancel the registration of party-list groups with supposed links to the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), but for Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon, it’s not as easy as simply giving an order. In a Senate hearing on electoral reforms and 

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Duterte admin banning aid to hide human rights violations

By IBON Media Research group IBON, a member of the multisectoral network AidWatch, said that the Duterte administration is stopping talks on new official development assistance (ODA) from 18 countries as part of its efforts to hide the worsening domestic human rights situation. This includes Spain which is supporting the Commission on Human Rights (CHR). 

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Why the climate strike is a social justice issue

By Rosario Guzman IBON.org First of a two-part series (Note: As this article goes to press, one of the Philippine groups organizing for the global climate strike is under surveillance by State security forces and has received reports of an impending raid on their headquarters.) Around the globe on September 20, the youth are leading 

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Niyurakan, pinagtaksilan

Ni Silay Lumbera PinoyWeekly.org Kawawang Pilipinas. Balewala sa gobyernong Duterte ang ating soberanya sa harap ng nakakasilaw na salapi ng mga Tsino. Malaon nang larangan ng tunggalian ang West Philippine Sea (WPS) para sa Pilipinas at China—kapwa mga bansang may nakatayang malaking interes sa pinaglalabanang teritoryo. Hamon ng pagtindig at pagtatanggol sa teritoryong dagat at 

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Kalaban, hindi kakampi

Editoryal By Pinoy Weekly Traydor, taksil, tuta. Ang mga salitang ito ang eksaktong magsasalarawan kay Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte kaugnay ng pagharap nito sa usapin ng pagtatanggol ng mga teritoryo ng Pilipinas laban sa panghihimasok ng China. Bago maganap ang ika-limang pagbisita nito sa China, ipinagmayabang ni Pangulong Duterte na igigiit nito kay President Xi Jinping 

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Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 sa sandaantaon

By Manila Today Staff Idinaos ng Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) sa ikatlong pagkakataon ang Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP) noong Setyembre 13-19. Sa ikatlong taon ng PPP, 11 pelikulang may ganap na haba ang kalahok sa pista na eklusibong ipinalalabas sa mga sinehan sa loob ng isang linggo. Pito sa mga ito 

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Kapatid din natin sila: rebyu ng ‘The Panti Sisters’

FILM REVIEW: The Panti Sisters By Angerica Villanueva Literal na hagalpak sa tawa ang daranasin habang pinapanood ang pelikulang The Panti Sisters ni Jun Robles Lana. Halata naman sa trailer pa lang ay ibibigay nito ang komedyang patok sa mga manonood. Paano ba naman ay maraming bagay dito ang nakarerelate sa lipunang Pilipino, lalo na 

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Step Up the Competition

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Weight loss is the buzzword in health care that isn’t going away, guaranteed. That’s because too many people want – or need – to lose weight, and permanent, healthy weight loss is often a supreme struggle to attain. We won’t delve into the reasons why it’s such a challenge in this 

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