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A Warrior Has No Biography

By Ninotchka Rosca (Text basis of remarks at the book launch of Jose Maria Sison: At Home in The World, Portrait of a Revolutionary, Feb. 12, 2005, OISE, Toronto.) My gratitude to the Philippine Women’s Center of Ontario and allied organizations for putting together this event. My thanks as well to all of you who 

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NOTEBOOK: Some hot stories we covered since 1989; The Reporter turns sweet 16

IT’S BEEN A LONG JOURNEY since March 1989 when The Philippine Reporter started publishing as a twice- monthly community newspaper. At that time there were only four papers serving the Filipino community in Toronto, the Reporter being the fourth. Now, 16 years later, there are a dozen of them, giving the impression to readers that 

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‘Revolutionaries are not terrorists’

A Review: Jose Maria Sison: At Home in the World, Portrait of a Revolutionary, Ninotchka Rosca. 2004. Greensboro, North Carolina: Open Hand Publishing,LLC. 260 pp. ISBN 0-940880-72-5, U.S.$16.00.1 By Ligaya Lindio-McGovern To understand the contemporary Philippine revolutionary movement with a human face is to understand it from its shakers and movers and the victims of 

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STATEMENT OF CONCERN OF FILIPINO-CANADIANS ON THE KILLING OF JOURNALISTS IN THE PHILIPPINES

“We are concerned about the killings of journalists in the Philippines. “We demand that the government of the Philippines investigate and prosecute those responsible for these killings. “We expect concrete results of this investigation and prosecution with the actual conviction of those guilty of these crimes within a reasonable time period.” Drafted and initially signed 

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Slave image

Dear Editor, This is in regards to the subject of how caregivers here in Canada are being treated by Canadian or other nations employers. This report appeared in Philippine Reporter, January 16-31, 2005, entitled: Stop Treating Us Like Slaves. Is it not ironic while asking these employers to stop treating caregivers or nannies like slaves 

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Class Struggle: Filipino Immigrants and the Quest for Identity

By Philip Kelly, Phd. (Dr. Kelly is Associate Professor, Department of Geography at York University.) What class do you belong to? How do you assess the class or social status of yourself and others? Is it a bank balance or an occupation that defines class? Or is it the size of your car or house? 

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IMMIGRATION: Our loved ones are number one

It is Valentine’s Day, a day we pause to ponder the profound meaning and impact that a simple four letter word would have on us, love.  For many it is a day where we pause to remember those that mean so much to us that we have vowed to share our lives with them in 

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Charles Stella wins Grand Champion prize in Kantahan

By Ardie Ching Nay, it is not only one talent but six that was witnessed by the Filipino and non-Filipino audience who attended the recently concluded “Rogers Wireless Kantahan Search 2004. Those who watched the grand finals of the said event was treated to a night of good music and was mesmerized by the production 

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Health, beauty products showcase in Niagara

Several Filipino entrepreneurs will soon take part in one of the most exciting events of the year: the Niagara Falls Spring Show under the theme: ‘Health & Wealth for the Whole Family’. It will be held on April 9, at Our Lady of Peace Hall, Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, 12:00-8:00 pm. Sponsored by Western Union, 

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Linda Magno and Max Surban in concert in Toronto

Max  Surban, the king of harana and novelty songs in Visayas and Mindanao will take the center stage on April 10, 400 P.M. at the Ryerson University Theatre located at 23 Gerrard St., East. He will be joined by Linda Magno, the queen of Ilocano songs and a very versatile singer who can  switch from 

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