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PHCM Elects New Officers for 2017-2019

PHCM Elects New Officers for 2017-2019

Community members of the Philippine Heritage Council of Manitoba (PHCM) Inc. have elected a new set of Officers for the 2017-2019 fiscal years. After a nomination and vetting process whereby organizations were invited to

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Gov’t to ratify Paris climate agreement

Gov’t to ratify Paris climate agreement

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change signifying the government’s intent to be legally-bound to the accord at the international level. On Wednesday, March 1 the Office of the President

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Don’t Wait for the Earthquake to Decongest Metro Manila

Don’t Wait for the Earthquake to Decongest Metro Manila

by Max Sangil These past two weeks TV news and front page stories were focused on the long time serving Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum. He talks of the impending ‘the big one’. Early on

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Aquino urges LP members to speak up

Aquino urges LP members to speak up

Former President Benigno Aquino III said he was keeping his self-imposed yearlong moratorium on being critical of the current administration. But the ouster of four of his fellow Liberal Party (LP) members from the

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Senate ratifies social security agreement with Japan

Senate ratifies social security agreement with Japan

The Philippine Senate has concurred in the ratification of a social security agreement between the Philippines and Japan which sought to protect the social security rights of overseas Filipinos in Japan. Senate President Pro-Tempore

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Power supply gets normal in quake-stricken Surigao

Power supply gets normal in quake-stricken Surigao

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said electric power has been restored in quake-stricken areas in Surigao del Norte. NDRRMC spokesman Romina Marasigan at a press briefing said government authorities continued

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SSS extends help to victims of typhoon Nina

SSS extends help to victims of typhoon Nina

To show that the Social Security System (SSS) cares for its members and pensioners, the pension fund distributed relief goods to 1,000 families from four barangays in Bicol- Magurang, Alnay, Basud and Gabon- which

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How do you solve a problem like Duterte?

How do you solve a problem like Duterte?

by Max Sangil Going eight months in office and the traditional 100 days honeymoon period was long over. Is the Duterte administration deserves the political grace of our people? His cursing. His double speak

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House leaders question STL, ask PCSO to revisit charter

House leaders question STL, ask PCSO to revisit charter

In a hearing called to investigate the proliferation of illegal gambling and the use of small town lottery (STL) as front for illegal gambling, House leaders led by Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez asked officials

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DOLE grants P1-M livelihood assistance to displaced workers in South Cotabato

DOLE grants P1-M livelihood assistance to displaced workers in South Cotabato

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has recently granted Association of Displaced and Active Dolefil Employees (ADADE), a workers group in Polomolok, South Cotabato P1 million worth of livelihood assistance to help its

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