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Why details can make or break a permanent resident visa

Why details can make or break a permanent resident visa

Reis Pagtakhan

In all applications for permanent residency, applicants must be truthful. If an applicant is not truthful, he or she can be found to have made a “misrepresentation”. This can lead to the refusal of

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Auckland, the “City of Sails”

Auckland, the “City of Sails”

Gem and Lita

No other city in the world with a waterside location has more boats per capita aside from the hundreds of yachts often dotting the harbour than New Zealand’s city, AUCKLAND, earning this place the

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Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals

Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals

Big Marv

Saturday, June 18, the opening round of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix concluded and only four fighters remain. Now that Strikeforce is owned by the UFC’s parent company, it seems more and more likely,

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The New ‘Supremo’

The New ‘Supremo’

Perry Diaz

After one year in office, President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino has consolidated his grip on power with a series of maneuvers that placed his “shooting buddies,” classmates, and friends — known as his “Kabarilan, Ka-klase,

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Review: Ford 2011 Explorer Powerhouse SUV

Review: Ford 2011 Explorer Powerhouse SUV

Ron Cantiveros

When asked if the Filipino Journal was interested in driving a 2011 Ford Explorer for a week? Absolutely was the quick and simple response. Ford Motor Company of Canada provided us with the award

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Dr. Jose Rizal – the first Filipino TNT in America?

Dr. Jose Rizal – the first Filipino TNT in America?

by: Rodel Rodis If U.S. immigration authorities were as strict in 1888 – when Dr. Jose Rizal visited the US as a tourist – as they are now, the Philippine national hero, whose 150th

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Go Jets Go! Winnipeg NHL team still nameless

Go Jets Go! Winnipeg NHL team still nameless

Ron Cantiveros

The name of the new NHL team in Winnipeg is still up in the air. There have been a multitude of names suggested for the incoming Atlanta Thrashers so we decided to take a

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World chess body awards GM title to Sadorra

World chess body awards GM title to Sadorra

The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation has confirmed the grandmaster title of Filipino Julio Catalino Sadorra during the FIDE second quarter presidential board meeting in Al Ain, UAE early this month.

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Government deploys more troops to disputed islands

Government deploys more troops to disputed islands

Amid growing tensions in the West Philippine Sea fueled by reported intrusions by Chinese vessels and aircraft into areas within Philippine jurisdiction, a Philippine Navy ship dropped anchor the other day off Pag-Asa Island

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DOTC holds LRT, MRT bidding in abeyance

DOTC holds LRT, MRT bidding in abeyance

The bidding for the privatization of the operation and maintenance of Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 and Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 and the contract to design and build the LRT-MRT Common Station in

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