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Economy loses jobs despite reported growth

The recently released labor force survey figures indicate an alarming intensification of the domestic jobs crisis with the economy losing jobs despite reported economic growth, said research group IBON. Reported unemployment and underemployment in the country fell, but so did employment and the size of the labor force – all of which indicate growing distortions 

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Double Celebration of 70th Milestone Birthdays for Arch. Philip H. Recto, and Mrs. Norma Hung on Saturday, June 17, 2017
(L-R) Mrs. Ester Recto, Arch. Philip H. Recto, Mrs. Norma Hung, Mr. Victor Hung.

Hung Family Thanksgiving

MARKHAM, Ontario–A Thanksgiving Service and Banquet Dinner to celebrate milestones of the Hung Family, a multicultural family of Canadians, Americans, Chinese, South Asians and Filipinos, was held on June 17 in a Markham Restaurant. Organized by siblings Victor Hung, Sally Uy and Josie Hung Ng, their children and respective families, the event was also a 

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PICTORIAL: PIDC’s Earl Bales Picnic, June 10, 2017

Various community associations, regional, sports jointed the Earl Bales Park picnic sponsored by the Philippine Independence Day Council (PIDC) on June 10, 2017. A parade of organizations with their banners was held in the morning and a cultural program followed in the afternoon. PHOTOS: HG

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Our tips to stretch your travel accommodation budget

CALGARY, Alta./Troy Media–Here are a few tips to stretch your travel accommodation budget. Rather than skipping a vacation, cut a few corners and travel a little smarter by eating and sleeping cheaper. I guarantee you will still have a great trip. To stretch your travel budget in Europe, stay in a bed-and-breakfast. It will probably 

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How to stretch your travel food budget

CALGARY, Alta./Troy Media—Eating and drinking in grand style will shrink your travel budget and leave you less money to do other things. Fortunately, there are lots of little ways you can save on food when you’re traveling. If your hotel doesn’t include breakfast in the price of the room, think outside the box and save 

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The key to healthy aging?

By Editorial Staff, To Your Health Interested in maintaining flexible, high-functioning blood vessels for a lifetime? OK, so first you probably need to know why that’s important. Blood vessel integrity / health is important because as we age, our blood vessels generally get stiffer and lose elasticity. When that happens, they are less capable of 

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OMG! Too much social networking and texting could be dangerous

By Editorial Staff, To Your Health A startling new study suggests a disturbing association between excessive social networking and texting by teenagers and participation in a wide range of poor health behaviors including cigarette, alcohol and drug use, increased sexual activity and violence. The study defined “hypernetworking” as spending three-plus hours per school day on 

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The power of childhood routines

By Editorial Staff, To Your Health You may be able to get away with inconsistent sleep and meal routines / times on a regular basis as an adult – although eventually, it will catch up with you, too … for some sooner than others. But for young children, consistency and structure are even more important, 

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Romero-Morrison Destination Wedding

Janice Romero and Wayne Morrison exchange vows at Bavaro Princess Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on May 31, 2017 with family and friends.    

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Human rights activists stage sit-in protest at Michael Levitt’s Toronto office

MP LEVITT OBJECT OF PROTESTS ON CANADIAN MINING’S HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES By Jecris Tubigon TORONTO – Representatives from various civil society organizations in Ontario trooped Friday (May 26) to the Toronto office of Michael Levitt to have a meeting with the MP and demand his apology for the “arrogant and dismissive” treatment he gave the 

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