Vol. 27 No. 04 »

2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S

2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S

Ron Cantiveros

The email read, “Can you fit the Porsche 911 Carrera S into your schedule?” I barely had a chance to hit the reply button and I was already thinking of where to drive the

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Culinary romance on the Assiniboine

Culinary romance on the Assiniboine

Ron Cantiveros

There are amazing things happening in a little white tent nestled along the banks of the Assiniboine River as it meets with Red River. The trappers of the fur trade probably never had it

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Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Barking Up the Wrong Tree

aLfie vera meLLa

(Explaining Idiomatic Expressions) A friend at work confided in me that there are some coworkers of ours who comment that I am a very quiet person and that they sometimes find it hard to

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The Return of the Bloody Irish Shoegazers

The Return of the Bloody Irish Shoegazers

aLfie vera meLLa

(On the Postpunk Band My Bloody Valentine) Finally I have a copy of the third album, entitled simply as mbv, of the Irish Postpunk/Shoegaze band My Bloody Valentine, released on February 3, 2013. Before

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BELLATOR MMA: How to Survive MMA in a UFC World

BELLATOR MMA: How to Survive MMA in a UFC World

Big Marv

As of 2013, all ties SPIKE TV had with the UFC were legally severed.  This freed the cable channel up to add MMA of a different flavor to their lineup, namely, Bellator MMA.  How

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What’s at stake in the 2013 election?

What’s at stake in the 2013 election?

Perry Diaz

Last February 12, the Senate race began between President Benigno “PNoy” Aquino III’s handpicked candidates and the opposition Three Kings’ handpicked candidates.  PNoy’s Liberal Party-led coalition of candidates from five different political parties were

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Rizal’s Boost for Philippine Independence

Rizal’s Boost for Philippine Independence

Terry Robert

In an article in the Philippine Free Press on December 17, 1952, newspaperman Vicente Pacis narrated how he met Congressman Henry A. Cooper and learned how Jose Rizal, even in death, had a hand

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Tax Time Already (RRSPs Part 2)

Tax Time Already (RRSPs Part 2)

Terry Robert

This column is meant to follow up the column that I wrote for the last edition. Sometimes it makes sense to withdraw monies from your RRSP.  In the last few years, the Tax Free

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Ciara Foundation extends aid to cancer-stricken children

Ciara Foundation extends aid to cancer-stricken children

The Ciara Foundation of the local government of Mandaluyong recently donated P100, 000 to ChildHaus, a shelter for cancer-stricken children and their families. The Ciara Foundation is a charity organization focused on the medical

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James Yap is dating again, keeps Valentine date a secret

James Yap is dating again, keeps Valentine date a secret

Basketball star James Yap wants his Valentine plans a secret, at least for the time being. Last month, James took a vacation In Milan, Italy which only fueled rumors that he is dating a

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