National Artist Napoleon Abueva dies

Rappler.com MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon Abueva died on Friday, February 16. He was 88. Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Vice President and Artistic Director Chris Millado announced Abueva’s death in a Facebook post, shortly after the Abueva family confirmed the news to media. “It is with deep sadness 

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These movies won big at the 34th PMPC Star Awards for Movies

MANILA, Philippines – It’s that time of the year again! The 34th Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) Star Awards for Movies honored our favorite stars and movies on Sunday, February 18 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater. The night was hosted by Xian Lim, Kim Chiu, Judy Ann Santos, Iza Calzado, Julia Barretto, and Enchong 

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Bicol Canada picks new officers

Earl Francis Oriño Dacara is elected president The Bicol Canada Community Association (BCCA), during its general meeting held on February 18, 2018, elected its new set of 21 directors and executive officers at the Our Lady of Assumption Church Parish Hall, Bathurst St., North York, Toronto. Earl Francis Oriño Dacara, BCCA’s past Vice-President for Government 

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Eat more plants, less meat – improve your health and save the planet

TroyMedia–What is a healthy diet? New Year’s diet conversations still abound around water coolers Canada-wide as people debate the merits and shortcomings of sugar, gluten, meat, dairy, tofu and other edibles. Scientific articles, shiny celebrities and representatives of various groups who produce, transform and sell food all compete for our attention as we try to 

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Grocery stores bulking up on ultra-processed foods

TroyMedia–In the 1960s, the biggest supermarkets only carried 10,000 items or fewer. Big supermarkets today offer almost 40,000 products. To be sure, among those extra items are more kinds of fresh fruits, vegetables and non-food items. But not 30,000. The vast majority of the additional food items are a huge range of ready-to-eat products from 

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Celebrating SEBANG TRAVEL - KC TOURS 35th Anniversary Party held at Sariwon Korean Restaurant. Seated in the middle are Mrs June Yu and Mr Steve Yu - Owner and President accompanied by staff from US and Canada branches.

Sebang Travel – KC Tours celebrates 35th Anniversary

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Lito Garcia celebrates birthday with Paint Party

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Julie Nanquil

Young Pinoy Canadians share their thoughts on Love, Dating and Modern-Day Relationships

By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter February brings with it store aisles crammed with pink and red décor and thoughts of romance and candlelit dinners. However, in many ways, traditional courtships end there. A dynamic generation of Filipino-Canadians share their thoughts on changing customs, online dating and everything in between. Nastasha Alli, 30, is 

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Cultural performance by Merelyn Aguirre (Sining Laya) with Nick Aguirre and Edgar Calgo.

MONTREAL: The escalating human rights violations in PH

By Joyce Valbuena The Philippine Reporter Human rights violations have been an ongoing issue in the Philippines even since after the Marcos martial law regime. Thus, when President Rodrigo Duterte was elected in 2016, one of his first promises to the people was to address the human rights issue. Recognizing that counter-insurgency war as a 

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Minister Chrystia Freeland:
Prepared to block the export if necessary.

Filipino youth group asks Ottawa to quash Canada-PH helicopter deal

Anakbayan-Canada, a Filipino youth group, was among the numerous organizations who strongly opposed the recently announced $223 million chopper deal between the Canadian and Philippine governments. In a press statement, Anakbayan strongly denounced the deal, which involves the acquisition of sixteen combat helicopters by the Philippines from Canada “will only intensify the violence against the 

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