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Maharajah Heritage of Canada celebrates Saint Apung Kulas

MAHARAJAH HERITAGE of Canada celebrated the feast of Saint Apung Kulas (Pampanga – Philippines) on September 10, 2016 at Earl Bales Park Community Centre. There were games, prizes, and food for kids; and then the Santacruzan for Kids. PHOTOS: ARIEL RAMOS

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Pinoy in Canada Patriotic Movement’s Summer Get-together

The association known as PINOY IN CANADA PATRIOTIC MOVEMENT held its summer get together at Earl Bales Park on September 11, 2016; and showed their support for President Duterte. This event was attended by delegates from many cities of Canada such as Montreal, Vancouver, Hamilton, Niagara, Ajax, Brampton, Markham and Toronto; Senator Tobias Enverga, and 

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Ricky Cruz celebrated his 2016 birthday with his wife Edz, and children Sam, and Alex; and with his close friends at Earl Bales Park on Sep. 11, 2016.

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Pictorial by Ariel Ramos

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Get a great workout without lifting a finger

By 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 your 

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Spare the peddled, punish the peddlers

Statement by the National Union of People’s Lawyers on the case of overseas Filipino worker Mary Jane Veloso We believe it is quite politically palatable to plead for the life of one of the poor Filipinos whose ill fates made President Duterte say in exasperation, “My God, I hate drugs.” Is it not because of 

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Movie veteran Charo Santos-Concio in Toronto for TIFF

By Rachelle Cruz ABS-CBN’s Chief Content Officer and screen veteran, Charo Santos-Concio, the lead star in Lav Diaz’s film “Ang Babaeng Humayo” (The Woman Who Left), landed in Toronto, on Sunday (Sept. 11) fresh from the film’s big win in an international film fest in Venice. This is her remarkable return to film after almost 

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350,000 throng to Taste of Manila 2016

By Althea Manasan Justin Trudeau wowed the crowds at this year’s Taste of Manila festival, where he talked about the strengths of multiculturalism, took selfies with excited fans, and even donned an apron to barbecue some Filipino meat skewers. Now in its third year, the two-day street festival, billed as the largest Filipino festival in 

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Lumad Struggles in Mindanao And the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines

By Joyce Valbuena Remember, in your cultural presentations, whenever you perform the dances of indigenous people, you have to consider that each dance step has a meaning. Dance is a common element of every indigenous people’s culture. It is an expression of their struggles and victories. Each dance step is guided by spirits. You don’t 

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Lumad evacuees’ return home signals rebuilding of alternative schools

The ​Educators’ Forum for Development (EfD), a network of 100 schools nationwide advocating transformative education, commended the more than 2,000 Lumad evacuees on the reclaiming of their homes and ancestral land in Bgy. Diatagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur. The group said that this also signifies initial steps towards the rebuilding of Lumad alternative schools and continuation 

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Arte Botanica: ‘Piging’ as homage and thanksgiving

By Ed Maranan MANILA—During this year’s celebration of International Earth Day, an art exhibit entitled Arte Botanica: ‘Piging’ opened in Quezon City, and ran for several months. It was an art show one could visit again and again, a veritable feast (piging) of works paying homage to Nature, and in thanksgiving for the bounty that 

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