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Pageantry carries the torch of love for country

A beauty contest may be a showcase of glamour and wits but not to these 14 beauteous caregivers who laboriously spent 7 months in training to deliver a masterful production that even the famous fashion czars in the Philippines will gasp and wonder. Ms Caregiver 2011 expressed their love for the Philippines by parading unique 

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Niagara Fans Disgusted Over Papin’s Shabby Treatment by Pinoy Community Leader

The Open House is an annual event organized by the Folk-Arts Multicultural Centre of St Catharines during which different communities showcase their traditions and culture. The whole month traditional celebration is patronized not only by members of the public but by leaders and politicians in the region. The FCAN issue came about when several fans 

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TAIWAN-SHANGHAI: May now become Pinoy’s favorite family destinations

Pinoy families can now have the opportunity to see two places in Asia with Eva Air’s ‘One Trip Taiwan and Shanghai Program.’ Before going home to the Philippines, one should consider taking the trip via Taiwan and the Shanghai to add more value for their hard-earned income. Taiwan and the Shanghai Municipal Tourism (SMTA) are 

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Nanny’s family wants no media exposure of boyfriend

Friends of Shirley Lao suspect foul play TORONTO–The family of 27-year-old Shirley Lao is requesting that they be left to grieve in private over Lao’s tragic demise. They thank the community and the Philippine government for their efforts in helping repatriate the body of Ms. Lao, but prefer no media scrutiny surrounding her death. In 

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Piolo: No to politics

TORONTO, Ontario – Piolo Pascual’s first solo concert here brought hordes of fans from various regions in Canada. (Read story…)

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Caregivers, Fil-Can group mark Remembrance Day

Last November 14th, the Filipino community in Niagara commemorated Remembrance Day in two separate occasions yet expressing the same message: honoring patriotic deeds while reminiscing wonderful memories of love ones who passed away. In St. Catharines, Remembrance Day was a simple celebration yet meaningful as Western Union hosted an appreciation luncheon for caregivers. The event 

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TRAVEL: Taiwan – A country beyond serenity

(The Taiwan Tourism Board in cooperation with Eva Airways invited The Philippine Reporter as part of its media tour program. Marlou Tiro was sent as its representative. Ed.) If you need a place to unwind and go shopping before your trip to the Philippines, I suggest dropping by Taiwan. An exploration of Taiwan would definitely 

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McGuinty hails efforts of Ethnic Press

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty applauded the efforts of various ethnic newspapers in Canada for serving as the voice of the community and a vehicle of unity among its people. “The works of the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (NEPMCC) is an important part in helping us reach our dream. It helps us 

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Life sentence for Dulnuan killers

Intense court drama in Dulnuan case The two accused suspects in the killing of Jocelyn Dulnuan on Oct. 1, 2007 in Mississsauga were sentenced on Friday, June 11, to life in prison after being found guilty of first degree murder. The 11 jurors did not need be convinced who strangled Dulnuan but instead were convinced 

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Miss Manila 2010: ‘A cockfight entertainment’

The Miss Manila Beauty Pageant 2010 appeared to have the right ingredients to produce an elegant and beautiful event: prominent sponsors and judges, decent venue, good schedule programming and pretty candidates. Except for one major thing, many guests went home with an indelible experience and a haunting question: What went wrong? FLASHBACK By mid afternoon 

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