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The story of Dyan and Joseph

How two journalists’ passion for social justice blossomed into romance and commitment (Read at the wedding shower of Dyan Ruiz and Joseph Smooke on Sept. 15, 2013 at Don Don Isakaya restaurant, Toronto) Dyan and Joseph met when they were both doing elections observing in the Philippines. It was the Philippine national elections in 2010. 

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Most Current Research on Social Change in Canada

The Philippine Reporter believes that research matters.  Hence, it is publishing information on some of the latest research gems significant to everyone.  These studies are lifted from the SPAR (Social Policy Analysis and Research) Monitor, an inventory of recent social research information relevant to social policy. — Editors This bulletin is a quick inventory of 

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Jenifer launches concert in birthday bash

September 20, 2013 was a night of glamor and fashion as Jenifer Camacho celebrated her birthday and held a press conference for her upcoming concert. The party was held at the elegant Qssis Banquet Hall on Kingston Road, Scarborough. The event was attended by different members of the Filipino community media and special people in 

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“I will heel you. I will save your sole. I will even dye for you.”
(Photo sent by election lawyer Romulo Macalintal)

PINOY HUMOR: In a shoe repair shop.

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Pomposa De Veyra Musca 96th birthday

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Americans girls and boys are going through puberty earlier than ever, though the reasons are unclear. Many believe our widespread exposure to synthetic chemicals is at least partly to blame.    PHOTO: Christiana Care, Flickr

EARTHTALK: Rises in early puberty may have environmental roots

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that American kids are going through puberty earlier today than in previous generations, and are there any environmental causes for this?–Paul Chase, Troy, NY Research indicates that indeed Americans girls and boys are going through puberty earlier than ever, though the reasons are unclear. Many believe our widespread exposure to 

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A new film by Academy Award-nominated Mark Kitchell, based on a 1993 book by Phil Shabecoff, documents the rise of the modern environmental movement from the 1960s through the present day. Pictured: Lois Marie Gibbs and other Niagara Falls, New York residents’ struggle against pollution buried beneath their Love Canal neighborhood in the 1970s.
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EARTHTALK: A Fierce Green Fire

Dear EarthTalk: What is the new documentary film A Fierce Green Fire about and what does the title refer to?– Gloria Howard, Washington, DC A Fierce Green Fire is a new film documenting the rise of the modern environmental movement from the 1960s through the present day. It premiered at last year’s Sundance Film Festival and will 

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Migrante-Canada call to support Zero Remittance Day global action

Migrante-Canada is calling on all of its members and friends to support Migrante International’s Global Action, Zero Remittance Day on September 19 as a condemnation to the plunder of their remittances by Philippine officials and the snail-paced prosecution of the Aquino government to bring them to justice. Migrante-Canada called as assault to migrants’ rights and 

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Plunderers’ row

Anyone with an Internet connection can check the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) website to find out if his or her favourite or most detested public official, whether a police chief or mayor, governor or cabinet member, has faced charges of graft and corruption. The PCIJ website has accumulated a database of Sandiganbayan cases 

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Live the best way you can, be grateful and caring

WANT LONGEVITY? TAKE IT FROM 100-YEAR OLD PAZ LIM By Mila Astorga-Garcia TORONTO – PAZ Lim was one of the seniors who participated in the recent study conducted by University of Toronto and Filipino Centre Toronto researchers focused on Filipino elderly wellbeing. Attending the launch of the report with her close friends and dozens of 

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