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Gear up for Musiklaban 2010 on Sept. 18 at Garrick Centre

Gear up for Musiklaban 2010 on Sept. 18 at Garrick Centre

The second annual battle of Filipino bands in Winnipeg—dubbed as Musiklaban 2010—is slated on September 18 at Garrick Centre. Competing this time are Project Clear Sky, Hearts or Crosses, Casting the Circle, Tuldok, Eriza

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Tubong Pilipinas Nga Ba ang mga Prutas na ’To?

Tubong Pilipinas Nga Ba ang mga Prutas na ’To?

[Did These Fruits Really Originate in the Philippines?] Habang kumakain ako ng avocado sa cafeteria ng aking pinagtatrabahuhan, tinanong ng isang Puti kong katrabaho kung ano raw yung kinakain ko. Bago ako makasagot (dahil

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Beyond ‘Wang-wang’ Politics

Beyond ‘Wang-wang’ Politics

During President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III’s inaugural last June 30, his most memorable statement that stuck in people’s minds was: “Walang wang-wang, walang counterflow, walang tong” (No more sirens, no more counterflow, no more

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The Editor’s Rebuttal to “Folklorama Critics Should Be Deported Out of Winnipeg!”

The Editor’s Rebuttal to “Folklorama Critics Should Be Deported Out of Winnipeg!”

On positive criticism A good editor does his homework well by analyzing every opinion, by doing research especially when factual information is concerned and involved, and by ensuring that opposing views are presented. So,

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Councillors Mike Pagtakhan and Scott Fielding announce $400,000 for the Weston and Brooklands neighbourhoods

Councillors Mike Pagtakhan and Scott Fielding announce $400,000 for the Weston and Brooklands neighbourhoods

Friday, September 3rd – Committed to revitalizing neighbourhoods throughout the City, Councillors Pagtakhan and Fielding announced today a $400,000 investment, shared by the Province, into the Weston and Brooklands communities through the Building Communities

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Reminiscences of Sixty Years Ago

Reminiscences of Sixty Years Ago

A couple of months ago, I received a postcard from a Jess Sebastian of Columbia, South Carolina, United States, wanting to know if I graduated from Arellano High School in 1950. He told me

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CN Canadian Women’s Tour

CN Canadian Women’s Tour

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The ‘Hulidap’ Cops Strike Again!

The ‘Hulidap’ Cops Strike Again!

Two Mexicans are on a bicycle about 15 miles outside of Phoenix, Arizona. One of the bike’s tires goes flat and they try hitching a lift back into town. A friendly trucker stops to

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Divorce, P-Noy Style

Divorce, P-Noy Style

Imagine, President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III favoring “legal separation” that would allow couples to remarry without getting a divorce? Now, that’s pretty bold and I must say, revolutionary… or revisionist? He said that he

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Monument in Israel honors Filipinos

Monument in Israel honors Filipinos

For saving 1,200 Jews from Holocaust By Volt Contreras Philippine Daily Inquirer Posted date: June 28, 2009 MANILA, Philippines—Before Schindler’s List, there was another document—the Philippine visa—that saved hundreds of Jews from the gas

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