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Letter to The Editor: ‘Inappropriately misquoted’

Dear Mr. Garcia: It has been three weeks now since I have spoken to your son, Norman, about an article in your paper written by Miss Marlou Tiro. On that phone conversation last May 22, 2005, I told your son that I had been inappropriately misquoted by the author on my lecture about depression, including 

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Reply to Dr. Bismonte’s letter

Dear Dr Bismonte, I have read your letter and appreciate your comments. It may be important for you to note that the article was meant to inform the public about your lecture with no intention to dishonor your profession as a Psychiatrist. As a Filipino, it is an honor to learn that there is a 

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Windsor Filipino Community Centre: Sharing One Vision

For only one dollar a year, the Filipino community of Windsor had been able to fulfill the dream of having their own community center. But more than that, it was built on teamwork and shared vision. Thanks to the people who were behind the project, the centre has now become the pride and honor of 

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Women’s well-being, feminine hygiene

MANILA–A key aspect of female well- being is feminine hygiene. There are misconceptions, however, about proper feminine hygiene, which to a gynecologist is synonymous with appropriate care of the vulva. Collectively, the vulva consists of the female external genitalia, namely, the urethra, clitoris, labia minora, labia majora and the vagina. The latter is an opening 

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Jasmine Trias, performing at Mabuhay Festival

The Philippine Independence Day Council (PIDC) in cooperation with Roger’s Wireless presents a bevy of activities for the summer. On July 16 and 23, college and university students are invited to compete in the Mabuhay Metro Pop Singing Competition at Hacienda Restaurant on Bathurst and Bloor. PIDC is searching for a representative of the Filipino 

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Veneration without Understanding

(Does Rizal deserve to be our national hero?) By Renato Constantino In the histories of many nations, the national revolution represents a peak of achievement to which the minds of man return time and again in reverence and for a renewal of faith in freedom. For the national revolution is invariably the one period in 

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NOTEBOOK: We still don’t get it on Independence Day events

MY COLUMN this issue will be brief because I want to give space and emphasis to the story on this same page about Filipino youth in Vancouver making important steps to learn the history of their people. When I read this story I felt ashamed that we Filipinos in Toronto continue to celebrate the 1898 

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Do You Know Your History?

Vancouver, B.C. – This summer, Filipino youth and students across the Lower Mainland will attend Summer School and may actually be inspired by it. Ipagpatuloy: Living the Storm, Philippine History and Community Organizing 101, A Community-Based Studies Program, coordinated and facilitated by the Filipino-Canadian Youth Alliance/Ugnayan ng Kabata-ang Pilipino sa Canada (FCYA/UKPC) will enable participating 

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Volpe to speed up family reunification into Canada

TORONTO–Canada’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration has announced plans to streamline the entry of immigrants from the Philippines in a move meant to reunite families together in Canada. Immigration Minister Joe Volpe addressing members of the Filipino community at the 107th Philippine Independence Day Council (PIDC)-Kalayaan 2005 Gala Night event at the International Plaza Hotel 

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‘There’s no illegal takeover of Silayan’

Nabus’s Reply to the Open Letter Mr. Hermie Garcia Editor & Publisher The Philippine Reporter Dear Hermie, Thank you for allowing us the space to print our response to the letter written by Rose Tijam and others challenging the validity of the May 21st special general meeting of Silayan Community Centre, and the consequent election 

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