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MOVIE REVIEW: Alpha, The Right to Kill (2018)

By Philbert Dy Letterboxd.com It begins and ends with disclaimers. The one at the start tells us that the movie isn’t meant to malign the police, and that fixing corruption starts with us. The one at the end tells is the standard “any similarity to real persons is purely coincidental” line, the movie making sure, 

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Jojo Sabalvarro-Tan (right) stands before her completed watercolor paintings of classmates.  With her are Jun Balauag, 
a visiting classmate from California and wife Baby. 
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Artist paints 86 classmates for grand reunions

Multi-talented artist and book author Jojo Sabalvaro-Tan embarks on a project, painting in watercolor 86 classmates of the University of the Philippines Preparatory School Class 65 for its grand reunions starting Feb. this year (for the 65th Anniversary of UP Prep) and next year (for the 55th Anniversary of UP Prep ’65). The Philippine Reporter 

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Natives of Buhi, Camarines Sur to rebuild group

By Romeo Ayson Zetazateand Dindo Orbeso (St. Jamestown News Service) Natives of Buhi, Camarines Sur who have resettled in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, are now intending to rebuild  their association after businessman Marcelino Mendizabal was encouraged by advises from the Bicolano elders. The town of Buhi in the province of Camarines Sur has been regularly visited by 

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Invitation to all Bicolanos and Bicolanas

Devotees to the Virgin of Penafrancia The 2nd. month Novena Devotions to the Virgin of Penafrancia will be on February 17, 2019, Sunday NOTE : Feast Day Celebrations: 3rd Saturday of September, (September 21, 2019 with Fluvial Parade at the Bluffers Park Lake) This month’s Novena Devotions: Date: February 17, 2019, Sunday Place: Our Lady 

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Depressed by Social Media

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Based on the amount of time the average teen spends engaged in social media, it would be easy to assume it’s always an incredibly enjoyable experience. Not so fast. In a perfect social media world filled with only “Likes,” thumbs ups and positive comments, that might be the case, but as 

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Exercise: Your brain will thank you!

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Substantial research supports the health benefits of exercise when it comes to the body: improved strength, flexibility and endurance, to name a few. How about a reduced risk of developing cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and a lengthy list of other diseases? And don’t forget the mental health benefits, including reduced stress, 

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Marijuana or Alcohol: Which is worse for your child?

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com We know, we know: On the one hand, this is a question that doesn’t merit an answer, because for the vast majority of parents (we’re accounting for a few uninformed outliers), marijuana and alcohol are taboo for all children until they reach adulthood. That’s the vision; now here’s the reality: Thirty-three 

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Arrest warrants out for Mallari couple

By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter TORONTO — York Regional Police has confirmed that they have issued an arrest warrant for Jesus Mallari, 66, and Teresita Mallari, 69. The couple has been accused of defrauding customers of around $300,000 through their money transfer business, Mabini Express. “It’s still an ongoing investigation,” said York Regional 

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Canada set to deport Pinoy family living in Canada for 14 years

By Ysh Cabana TORONTO–The Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) has ordered the Concepcions to be sent back to the Philippines despite finding that the family of four is “very well established in Canada.” Gemma Concepcion, 49, tells her story to keep her family together. After accepting a job offer by a recruitment agency, she was 

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Whitney Haynes (left), Director of AWARE (Alberta Workers Association for Research and Education); Cynthia Palmaria (center), Migrante-Alberta Secretary; Gregie Flores ight), member of Migrante-Alberta (rspeak before a group of care workers in Alberta, Canada, Nov. 18. 
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Caregivers in Canada demand better working conditions, residency program

“We need to have an open work permit to protect ourselves from abusive employers. An employer specific work permit encourages inhumane treatment – in our pursuit of 24 months completion to qualify for permanent presidency, we endure disrespect and belittling insults.” By DELFIN DEL ROSARIO Bulatlat.com ALBERTA, Canada – Worker rights advocates are demanding an 

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