IBON Survey – 7 out of 10 Filipinos see themselves as poor

According to research group IBON’s latest survey, the majority of Filipinos consider themselves poor. Asked what they can say about the situation of their families today, seven out of ten or 70.8% of respondents said they are poor.  Only 25% said they are not poor, while the rest said they don’t know or had no 

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Most Filipinos opposed to more foreign ownership in PH economy – IBON Survey

Research group IBON’s recent survey showed that the majority of Filipinos are against further foreign ownership in the country’s economy. Asked if they favored the proposal to further open up the Philippine economy to foreign ownership of land, natural resources, utilities, educational institutions, companies or corporations and media outfits, majority of the respondents disagreed. In further 

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Sir Ed Prillo (left), KGOR, Canada regional commander, presides over award giving ceremony (Photos:HG)

Knights of Rizal Canada holds 16th Commanders’ Ball

The Knights of Rizal Canada Region held a very well attended 16th Commanders’ Ball on October 29, 2016 at the Rembrandt Banquet Hall located at 930 Progress Avenue, Scarborough, Ontario. According to Sir Ed Prillo, KGOR, regional commander, the event was participated in by the officers and members of the different chapters of the KOR 

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FilCan woman lawyer seeks PC nomination for MPP

Albeit the Ontario provincial election is about 17 months away, a feverish air of preparation, alignment and decision-making is now blowing hot and din in the political landscape. This is now happening in the GTA , more specifically in the City of Mississauga, Ontario. With lots of verve, determined aspiration and purposeful goals, an audacious 

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In loving memory: Rolando Silverio, February 24, 1944 – November 7, 2016

Forever In Our Hearts After a courageous battle with cancer, with sad hearts we have to say goodbye to our beloved father, Rolando Silverio. Leaving to mourn his wife of 53 years Alcestis, daughter Lalaine and husband Eduardo, son Alvin and wife Tracey, daughter Carolyn and husband Brian. Grandchildren Katrina, Alisha, Melissa, Jacob, Alex, Katelynn, Thomas, 

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An hour is all it takes?

By Dr. George I. Traitses Can a mere hour or so of vigorous exercise undo hour after hour of sitting at your desk all day? It can certainly help, suggests research that analyzed 16 studies representing more than 1 million participants in an attempt to quantify how much daily activity one would need to reduce 

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Get a great workout without lifting a finger

By Dr. George I. Traitses Who says it takes all kinds of effort to stay in shape? Sometimes the best exercises are so simple they don’t even require you to lift a finger. Actually, we’re talking about great lower-body exercises that tone, tighten and keep your hips, glutes, hamstrings and calves looking great using only 

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Weight loss by the numbers

By Dr. George I. Traitses Whether you’re about to begin what will hopefully be a successful weight-loss journey, right in the middle of the process or trying to motivate yourself to start over after a failed attempt to achieve your desired weight, it’s important to understand some of the variables that influence weight / weight 

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Lis Pimentel, President of Unite Here Local 75, stands with the cheerful crowd in front of the Renaissance Hotel

“We will not rest”: Workers organize for respect and right to unionize at Renaissance hotel

By Ysh Cabana TORONTO–Filipino immigrant workers and community leaders gathered in front of the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel (Skydome) November 3 to call the management to stop hurting housekeepers. Workers from the Toronto Renaissance Hotel were supported by migrant advocates from Migrante Canada, youth group Anakbayan and fellow members of Unite Here Local 75. “We 

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Duterte to sign EO ​on new ​Bangsamoro Transition Commission

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte will be signing the executive order on Monday, Nov. 7 reconstituting the Bangsamoro Transition Commission tasked to draft the enabling law that will result to a Bangsamoro government if approved by Congress. The draft of a new enabling law will replace the failed Bangsamoro Basic Law. submitted to 

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