Vol. 24 No. 18 »

R O M E – the “Eternal City”

R O M E – the “Eternal City”

Just one visit to Europe to discover and see the wonders of its historic and cultural heritage and you’ll be hooked, fall in love and promise yourself to be back. Returning to beautiful Italy

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Crossing boundaries with music

Crossing boundaries with music

Lucille Nolasco

September 18th was a cold, windy day. But the performances that night of our Filipino-Canadian bands at the Winnipeg Musiklaban 2010 contest more than compensated for the lousy weather outside Garrick Centre downtown. Fresh

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Go On, Don’t Be Shy, Scream Your Heart Out

Go On, Don’t Be Shy, Scream Your Heart Out

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Music Fans and Idols and Their Detractors) I’ve already written in the past similar articles concerning the so-called music-idol phenomenon. However, the ongoing Justin Bieber fever, which to me is nothing new, still

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Makitid Rin Ba ang Utak Mo tulad Nila?

Makitid Rin Ba ang Utak Mo tulad Nila?

aLfie vera meLLa

[Are You Narrow-Minded Like Them?] Pag–log on ko sa Internet para i-check ang Yahoo e-mail ko—karaniwang routine ko sa umaga sa trabaho napos makapag-almusal—ang headline news sa Yahoo ay “Filmmaker Michael Moore calls Canada

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Noun Is Pangngalan, not Pangalan

Noun Is Pangngalan, not Pangalan

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Some Basic Filipino-Grammar Terms) I asked a friend of mine what her thoughts were on my plan to feature the Filipino counterparts of some basic English-grammar terms like noun, adverb, and other parts

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Jueteng Payola Exposed

Jueteng Payola Exposed

Perry Diaz

Last September 11, 2010 — ten weeks after he was inaugurated the 15th president with the highest number of votes since the end of the Marcos dictatorship — President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III was

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Double Whammy Hits Puno

Double Whammy Hits Puno

Perry Diaz

Little did Rico E. Puno realize that when he joined the administration of his longtime friend president Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III, he would find himself the target of the Department of Justice’s investigation concerning

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Mga Taong Maysa-Manananggal

Mga Taong Maysa-Manananggal

(May mga Pangil at Matatalas na Dila) Madalas kong marinig kay Lola ang kasabihang, “Kaiingat ka sa mga taong maysa-manananggal, mga taong matatalas ang dila.” Noong maliit pa ako, ang akala kong ibig sabihin

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The Events of August 1896 : A Chronology

The Events of August 1896 : A Chronology

Danilo Donor

The events of August 1896 were of great significance in the history of the Filipino people the start of a people’s struggle for national independence. From 1521 to 1896, Filipinos launched sporiadic and uncoordinated

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The ‘Three Kings’ of Jueteng

The ‘Three Kings’ of Jueteng

Perry Diaz

Jueteng Whistle-blower Sandra Cam said that a junior officer of the Philippine National Police (PNP) has a prepared a list of gambling lords and their protectors. The list shows 12 personalities including two governors,

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