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Malaya holds United People’s SONA in New York.

Duterte condemned during People’s SONA globally

By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter Thousands of cause-oriented groups, the clergy and religious organizations, women, urban poor, peasants, youth and students alike demonstrated as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered third annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday July 23. Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and other community members also held simultaneous actions across 

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INC outreach activity draws thousands to Quirino Grandstand

The Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC), thru its charitable arm, Felix Y. Manalo Foundation continues to draw thousands to its Lingap sa Mamamayan (Aid to Humanity) this time with 160,000 trooping to the Quirino Grandstand for the latest edition of the homegrown Church’s worldwide outreach program. According to INC General Auditor Glicerio B. Santos Jr., the 

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What does poverty look like in Canada?

Survey finds one-in-four experience notable economic hardship More than half of all Canadians see poverty on the rise in their communities today July 17, 2018 – What does it mean to be poor in Canada? Does it mean having to rely on food banks and payday loans to make ends meet? Does it mean struggling 

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Indak journeys through Filipino culture and history

Dance Concert By Althea Manasan The Philippine Reporter Dozens of talented Filipino dancers and musicians from both Toronto and the Philippines came together last week for an evening of performances celebrating the vibrancy and richness of Philippine culture and history. Indak, a one-night concert held at Fleck Dance Theatre in Toronto, was presented by the 

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A migrant caregiver-mother’s dream come true

Gladys Ayson, Magna Cum Laude By Rick Esguerra In rites held June 11, 2018 at the University of Ottawa, Gladys Ayson graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts (Honors Program) in Psychology. “I had to fight for it,” says Gladys. She was .05 points short of the 8.0 grade point average needed to 

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The Graduates 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to these successful young 2018 graduates who had at one time or another graced the pages of The Philippine Reporter. All the best as you take the next step to higher learning. ——————————–

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TELUS International Philippines leads the way for corporate social responsibility

Itinataguyod ng TELUS ang halaga ng pagiging mapagbigay at serbisyo sa kapwa. Kamakailan lang, pinagkalooban ng Asia CEO Awards 2017 ang TELUS International Philippines ng Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the Year award para sa kontribusyon nito sa Filipino community. The annual ceremony awards the most accomplished leadership teams at individuals operating sa Philippines 

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Filipino Heritage Month motion to be debated in Canada’s Parliament

SCARBOROUGH – As we celebrate Filipino Independence Day this month, Scarborough Centre MP Salma Zahid is thankful for the support her Motion 155 has received from across the country, and is confident that, next year, June will be officially recognized as Filipino Heritage Month across Canada. M-155 reads as follows: That, in the opinion of 

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Malaya Movement conducts a die-in protest to highlight the human rights violations in the Philippines under what activists call “Duterte’s War on the Poor.”

‘Resist Duterte’s Dictatorship!’

Filipino Americans protest in New York, join PH Independence Day parade NEW YORK, NY–Last June 3, around 400 joined the “March for Human Rights and Democracy in the Philippines” organized by Malaya Movement, a U.S.-based coalition of individuals and organizations against the killings and dictatorship back in the Philippines. The Malaya Movement called for a 

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JDL goes Disney: A delightful showcase

By JV Maloto It’s the circle of life , and it moves us all … I could not stop singing this song after I watched the JDL GOES DISNEY showcase that was presented by the students of the Josie de Leon School of Performing Arts recently at the Port Credit Auditorium in Mississauga. To be 

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