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Pagsunog sa planta ng Abante, kinundena

Mariing kinundena ng pamunuan ng Abante News Group at iba’t ibang grupo ng mamamahayag ang ginawang pag-atake at pagsunog ng apat na armadong kalalakihan sa planta ng pahayagan sa Parañaque City, ngayong Lunes ng madaling araw. Ayon sa pamunuan ng Abante, ala-una ng madaling araw nang puwersahang salakayin ng mga armadong saspek na nakamaskara ang 

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Wife Marita and the late Eddie Lee on the banner

I remember Eddie Lee

By Rogelio Concepcion ————————————————- Photos at Eddie Lee’s wake Photos courtesy of Marita Lee

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50th Anniversary poster 
by Lawrence Garcia

The Golden Garcias: 50 Years of Love and Revolution

By Jennilee Austria The Philippine Reporter You may know the Garcias as the founders of The Philippine Reporter, or as the driving force behind the Filipino-Canadian Writers and Journalists Network, the Community Alliance for Social Justice, the Justice for Jeffrey campaign, and more. But on a  gorgeous summer night at Rembrandt Banquet Hall, they celebrated 

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Pat-Lazaro

Celebrating the 50th and the 30th

By Pat Lazaro The Garcia clan in GTA congratulates Hermie and Mila on their 50th wedding anniversary, and The Philippine Reporter on their 30th year anniversary! Our parents would be so happy and so proud of you, enjoying this evening, if they were here. May they rest in peace! They were with you from Day 

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Art Viola

Working together through thick and thin

By Art T. Viola In behalf of my wife Julie, my bride of 49 years, and my youngest brother Gody, maraming, maraming salamat po! Hermie and Mila love to visit Niagara-on-the-Lake during summer time. NOTL is a beautiful historic place to visit all year round. From our charming country side setting to the world renown 

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Marites Sison

Documenting the hopes, struggles, achievements of Filipinos in Canada

By Marites N. Sison I first met Mila and Hermie during a book launch in Manila back in 2002.  They were so warm and friendly that when we moved to Toronto a year later, they were among the first people I contacted. They were very helpful and offered me a writing platform as I searched 

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Mithi Esguerra and Silay

‘Looking in the same direction’

By Mithi Esguerra I knew Tita Mila and TIto Hermie when I was still in the Philippines and my dad was already here in Canada, but I only knew them as the couple who ran the newspaper my dad wrote for. I would later learn my dad was among the political prisoners in Bicutan who 

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Acknowledgements

We had a wonderful celebration of our 50th wedding anniversary and the 30th anniversary of The Philippine Reporter last Aug. 25th, 2019 at Rembrandt Banquet Halls, thanks to the help of family and friends who made it possible. First, a big personal thank you to all who came to celebrate the significant milestones in our 

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‘Portrait-cature’ of 
Mila and Hermie by
Melchor Jaluag, a graphic designer of TPR. The artwork is his present for the couple’s 50th Wedding Anniversary and The Philippine Reporter’s 30th Anniversary.

Philippine Reporter marks 30th year; Garcia couple’s Golden Anniversary Pictorial by Rene Sevilla

See related stories: The Golden Garcias: 50 Years of Love and Revolution Celebrating the 50th and the 30th Working together through thick and thin Documenting the hopes, struggles, achievements of Filipinos in Canada ‘Looking in the same direction’ Acknowledgements ñ

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Kingmaker

Philippine films at 2019 TIFF

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Verdict Verdict is the only feature film from the Philippines playing at TIFF. Writer-director Raymund Ribay Gutierrez’s unflinching drama is his first full-length feature evaluating on domestic violence in the Philippines, an issue that affects a quarter of all married women in the country, according to government statistics. It tells 

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