Greetings on Reporter’s 25th Anniversary

A Very Important Service On the occasion of the Philippine Reporter’s 25th Anniversary celebration, I am pleased to extend warmest congratulations and well wishes on behalf of Sing Tao Daily. For a quarter of a century, the Philippine Reporter has provided a very important service to Canadian Filipino community, not only in providing news information 

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Newspaper as a Reflection of Community

By Mila Astorga-Garcia (Welcome remarks of Mila Astorga-Garcia, co-publisher and managing editor of The Philippine Reporter on the newspaper’s 25th Anniversary Celebration on May 31, 2014 at Rembrandt Banquet Hall, Scarborough, Ontario.) Thank you for being here tonight. Hermie and I and The Philippine Reporter staff and our families are honored by your presence. As 

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Dom Hélder Pessoa Câmara was Roman Catholic Archbishop of Olinda and Recife, Brazil
He retired as archbishop in 1985, and lived to see many of his reforms rolled back by his conservative successors.

What’s with the 25th year milestone?

By Hermie Garcia Here are my notes on the Powerpoint presentation of some the major stories we covered in the past 25 years of The Philippine Reporter. Short of writing and reading a speech. I read these and elaborated a bit extemporaneously. Then with the visual presentation, I just made quick remarks on the images 

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Presiding over the 19th of the top 100 insurance companies in the world

Perky, petite Riza MantarinG, President and CEO of Sun Life OF CANADA (Philippines) By Mila Astorga-Garcia Rizalina G. Mantaring, President and CEO of Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc. met with media, and Filipino-Canadian Sun Life managers, for a lunch conversation hosted by corporate executives at Sun Life of Canada headquarters in downtown Toronto, Tuesday, 

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Reclaiming our musical heritage

Grace Nono: Addressing cultural alienation By Mila Astorga-Garcia GRACE Nono, an arist who specializes in indigenous oral chants from Philippine musical heritage, was in Toronto to perform for the first time in a ticketed special engagement – a talk and performance held Saturday, May 24, 2014, at St. John’s Cathedral Polish Catholic Church. The musical 

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Budget Secretary Florencio Abad and President Benigno Aquino III.

Looking bad

  Uncomplicated mind: By Joe Rivera As if allegations of being the mentor to the pork barrel queen are not enough to make him look bad, news of Budget Secretary Florencio Abad’s total number of 11 family members in government can’t even budge him from his enviable position of the President’s closest and most trusted 

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Jeff Rustia with a model showcasing the fashion show’s biggest night of June 13 at the opening night of June 9.

CPFW: Set to dazzle TO with cutting edge Filipino Fashion

CPFW returns with more icons, visionaries, and rising stars of Philippine fashion in the 2nd annual celebration of Filipino-Canadian style TORONTO–Canada Philippine Fashion Week officially welcomed Philippine Airlines as title sponsor of the 2nd annual celebration of international style and culture at a national press conference in Toronto this afternoon. After winning the prestigious FEO 

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Lovi Poe at Pinoy Fiesta

TORONTO–Pinoy Fiesta organizers are pleased to announce that GMA Pinoy TV star, Lovi Poe, will be the highlight of the much acclaimed and awaited annual summer sensation, Pinoy Fiesta and Trade Show, on June 28, Saturday, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Hall “A”. Watch the all around  entertainer as she  showcase her talents at the Pinoy Fiesta! 

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TCDSB Staff Michael Consul leads the students in celebration.

Proudly Pinoy

A Community Celebration for Social Change By Jennilee Austria Every year, the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) celebrates Asian Heritage Month with “Proudly Pinoy”– a day dedicated to the Filipino community of Toronto. This year, the community event took place at Marshall McLuhan Catholic Secondary School, which has one of the highest numbers of 

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Human Rights, Just Peace and the Canada-PH Solidarity

Marie Hilao and members of International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) Canada met with MPs in Ottawa after her visit to Toronto. As a result of the meetings, NDP Members of Parliament, Paul Dewar (foreign affairs critic) and Wayne Marston (international human rights critic) sent a letter to the Canadian Government (see 

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