Agnes Miranda (left), Executive Vice Chairman, WFG; Joe
DiPaola, Presidet and CEO, WFG

WFG 20th Anniversary Pictorial

Dec. 2, 2017, World Financial Group Gala Night, International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON Photos: HG

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Widow Rosemer Enverga and eldest daughter Rystle

Statement from the office of the late Senator Tobias C. Enverga, Jr.

On behalf of the Enverga family, I wish to convey sincere thanks for the outpouring of love, support, and prayers given in the days following the passing of the Honourable Tobias C. Enverga, Jr. The family would like to thank the more than 7,000 individuals who attended the viewings on November 24-26, as well as 

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Karapatan Statement on the worsening human rights situation

As December 10, International Human Rights Day nears, we decry the continuing deterioration of human rights in our country. The recent killings of Catholic priest Fr. Marcelito Paez in Nueva Ecija, Pastor Lovelito Quinoñes in Mindoro Oriental, and human rights activist Elisa Badayos in Negros Oriental seem to signal a new and wider wave of 

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Open Letter to Pres. Duterte on the deteriorating human rights situation in PH

December 6, 2017 President Rodrigo R. Duterte Malacanang Palace Manila, Philippines Dear President Duterte: As human rights defenders in the Philippines become under increasing attack, we, the International Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP-Canada), are compelled to express our deep concern regarding your most recent orders to crackdown on legal and progressive organizations 

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International lawyers’ group expresses solidarity with Filipino people for just peace and against tyranny

The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) passed a resolution on November 30 in its meeting in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam to ‘urge the Philippine government to commit to end extrajudicial killings in the “war against illegal drugs”’ and ‘end extrajudicial killings, illegal arrests and other human rights violations against the people and members of 

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IADL resolution on the current Philippine situation

WHEREAS,  several credible reports and documentation indicate that human rights violations continue to escalate in the Philippines in the form of, inter alia, extrajudicial killings, illegal arrests, enforced disappearances, and internal displacement. WHEREAS, according to various reports the number of individuals suspected to be involved in illegal drugs who apparently fell victims to extrajudicial or 

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Dengvaxia Mishap: Result of corporate greed and corruption

(Statement of Health Alliance for Democracy) The Aquino government and the Department of Health maneuvered a P3.5 billion budget for a vaccine that now put 700,000 Filipino children at greater health risk. The decision of the authorities to procure , approve its commercial release and implement the mass vaccination using Dengvaxia, all in haste, was 

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The historic trams that take you just about everywhere in the city. (Photos provided)

TRAVEL: Lisbon — built for walking; prices were cheap

By Bruce Gates LISBON, Portugal–The tomb of Vasco da Gama has pride of place inside the Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon’s Belem district. Da Gama (1469-1524) was the Portuguese explorer largely responsible for finding sea routes to Asia around the cape of Africa, launching a golden age of exploration, which eventually led to the discovery of 

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Canada unprepared for aging population

By Jason Clemens and By Sasha Parvani The Fraser Institute The adverse consequences of an aging population – deficits, debt and slowing economic growth – can be mitigated with prompt action Canada’s population is aging, like all industrialized countries. But unlike most industrialized countries, Canada is doing almost nothing to prepare for the implications of 

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Leyte Girl wins Int'l contest

Leyte girl wins int’l Science contest

A student from Leyte bested 11,000 young learners from 178 countries to bag the third annual Breakthrough Junior Challenge (BJC) Prize, earning over PHP20 million worth of prizes. She is the first Filipina to win the Challenge. Hillary Diane Andales, 18, from the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) Eastern Visayas Campus in Palo, Leyte personally 

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