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Consulate celebrates 120th anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence

By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Reporter The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto hosted its annual Philippine Independence Day celebration at 160 Eglinton Ave. East the morning of June 12, 2018. The program started with the singing of the Philippine national anthem by the Opera Chorus of the Philippines Quartet as the crowd joined in. 

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Will Duterte go to hell or heaven?

Duterte’s Damnation and Lincoln’s Redemption The 16th President of a religious nation not being religious? It’s just another similarity between Rodrigo Duterte and his hero Abraham Lincoln, both 16th Presidents of their respective republics.  But, though the question remains hotly contested by historians to this very day, there is ample evidence that suggests Lincoln, who 

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The Graduates 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to these successful young 2018 graduates who had at one time or another graced the pages of The Philippine Reporter. All the best as you take the next step to higher learning. ——————————–

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Lesley Lauren Valiente-Jesson Reyes Wedding

June 16, 2018, Estonian House, Toronto The event was attended by Jesson’s relatives who came all the way from the Philippines, Lesley’s family; the couple’s friends; and the larger family of community advocates who came together to contribute their creative talents — from the flower arrangements, bouquets, ceremony, musical entertainment, lively speeches – to make 

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TOMMY GESELL (right) and Henry Brown shared a plaque presented by KJN Veronica De Santos (2nd from left), as the recipients of Dhanushka Spirit Awards as they both received 3rd Degree Black Belt in Martial Arts from De Santos Martial Arts School at this year’s Black Belt Spectacular.  They also received Samurai Swords each as presented by SBN Toni Moulton. 
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Tommy Gesell receives 3rd Degree Black Belt and Dhanushka Gomes Spirit Award

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FCT’s Santacruzan at Pistahan sa Toronto Pictorial by JC Bonifacio

Filipino Centre-Toronto’s Santacruzan at Pistahan sa Toronto, Nathan Phillips Square, June 17, 2018

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MEL JALUAG with his oil paintings on canvas during a Group Art Exhibit at Art Square Gallery & Cafe on Dundas St. West on June 18 - July 2, 2018

Toronto artist at Group Art Exhibit, Art Square Gallery

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Austin Patricio, son of Elaine and Rob Patricio, received his First Communion at St. Bartholomew Church on June 10, 2018, on his 8th Birthday. Proud grandparents Dr. Rodolfo and Dolly Patricio and Greg and Cora Beltijer gave their one and only apo, Austin, his desired super Italian dinner at Via Cibo, on Don Mills, to 

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TELUS International Philippines leads the way for corporate social responsibility

Itinataguyod ng TELUS ang halaga ng pagiging mapagbigay at serbisyo sa kapwa. Kamakailan lang, pinagkalooban ng Asia CEO Awards 2017 ang TELUS International Philippines ng Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the Year award para sa kontribusyon nito sa Filipino community. The annual ceremony awards the most accomplished leadership teams at individuals operating sa Philippines 

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8,000 suspects nabbed, many detained in overcrowded jails

Philippines: Anti-loitering’ arrests target poor MANILA–The Philippine National Police (PNP) should immediately end a “crime prevention” campaign that has disproportionately targeted “loiterers” in low-income areas of Manila and other cities, Human Rights Watch said on June 26. Since June 13, 2018, police have arrested more than 8,000 people and detained many in detention facilities already 

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