NABA-GTA Basketball League now underway

The North American Basketball Association – Greater Toronto Area Basketball League started its winter competition on January 23, 2016 at the Gymnasium of Glenforest Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario. This is the 10th year that NABA is holding the tournament since February 26, 2007.The games are held every Saturday at Glenforest S.S. from January to 

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BAYAN-USA hits FBI with FOI request about FBI’s role in Mamasapano incident

On the first anniversary of Mamasapano fiasco “Over 60 Filipinos died and witnesses also saw the body of an American at the covert U.S.-designed Mamasapano operation one year ago, yet the U.S. has still not come clean about the extent of its role in the carnage. We are filing this Freedom of Information Act request 

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The first picture is a group shot in Cathedral Square in Old Havana, where Pope Francis spoke. It's mentioned in the story, along with some details about the square.

If you’re travelling to Cuba, go soon

Before the Carribean island gets flooded with American tourists By Bruce Gates VARADERO – “It’s just like the Philippines,” more than one Filipino has said on visiting Cuba. This Caribbean island of 11.2 million people, just off the coast of Florida, offers a small touch of home a little more than three hours’ flight from 

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Ticzon has been instrumental in leading her team to countless provincial, regional and two national championships.

Elaine Ticzon: 2015 USFTL National Hall of Fame Inductee

By Mila Astorga-Garcia Elaine Ticzon, with her trim build at 5 feet-four inches and 120 pounds, her unassuming demeanor and calm countenance, does not look at all like a celebrated athlete in one of the most daunting and grueling professional sports. However, Ticzon, has just recently earned the title as the first Canadian player to 

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Ateneo Alumni Association Canada Elects New Officers for 2016-2017

Last Saturday, January 16th, the Ateneo Alumni Association Canada (AAAC) gathered for their annual general meeting at the residence of Luthello and Emily Penaflor in Maple, Ontario. After a filling lunch and catching up with fellow members, the board of directors reviewed the past year’s events, in particular the Association’s milestone 20th Anniversary celebration, discussed 

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5 things we know about economic inequality

And why we need to act WINNIPEG (Troy Media)–The extent of economic inequality – including what drives it and what to do about it – is hotly debated amongst policy makers, economists and political leaders. What isn’t debated is its effects on certain segments of society: from health outcomes of individuals and entire communities to 

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Ontario needs to do more about doctors who abuse patients

Reforms by Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons a step in the right direction, but not enough OTTAWA (Troy Media)–Ontario’s College of Physicians and Surgeons receives numerous deeply concerning reports of doctors sexually abusing their patients each year, despite the adoption of a “zero tolerance” approach to such abuse 20 years ago. This persistent problem 

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At least 77 journalists and media workers killed in 2015

By Rignam Wangkhang 2015 was another grim year for threats and attacks against journalists around the world. According to CJFE’s research, 77 journalists and media workers were killed in relation to their work in 2015. The numbers are down from 2014 (100 journalists killed), but the dangers faced by journalists remain unchanged. Last year saw 

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The celebrant with family, from left: Jerome, Nathaniel, Mel and Malou.

Mel Jaluag celebrated his 50th birthday

Mel Jaluag celebrated his 50th birthday at their home with family and friends, Saturday, Jan. 9. PHOTOS: HG

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Seated from left: Nathaniel Jaluag, Danielle and Nicole Xavier, Ivy Zhang , Mila Garcia and
Malou Jaluag. Standing from left: Jerome Jaluag and Melchor Jaluag, JP Lazaro, Hermie
Garcia, Norman Garcia, Bert de Lara, Leslie Gesell and Au de Lara.

Reporter’s Annual Holiday Get-together

The Philippine Reporter’s Holiday Dinner at Asian Legend Restaurant in Scarborough.  

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