Vol. 24 No. 19 Archives - Filipino Journal

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Immigration Law: Marriages of Convenience part 1 (Marriage Fraud)

Immigration Law: Marriages of Convenience part 1 (Marriage Fraud)

Reis Pagtakhan

On September 27, the Government of Canada launched a national online consultation on marriage fraud. The purpose of this consultation is to determine how big this problem is and what can be done to

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Dapat Nga Bang Ikahiya ang Paggamit ng Sawsawan?

Dapat Nga Bang Ikahiya ang Paggamit ng Sawsawan?

aLfie vera meLLa

[On the Universality of Seasonings and Condiments] Seasonings and condiments are an aspect of Filipino cuisine that many Filipinos feel embarrassed about, perhaps because of the appearance, color, and smell of many of these

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A Better Way to Discover New Music

A Better Way to Discover New Music

aLfie vera meLLa

Some music enthusiasts argue that the bands and music coming out of the current generation are nothing but crap. I beg to disagree! Perhaps they don’t have the initiative to take advantage of sources

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Finding a Sense of Culture in Language (Filipino-Grammar Terms part 2)

Finding a Sense of Culture in Language (Filipino-Grammar Terms part 2)

aLfie vera meLLa

In the last issue, we learned the Filipino counterparts of several English grammar terms like parts of speech and punctuation marks. Now here are some more English grammar terms that have counterparts in Filipino.

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P-Noy’s First 100 Days

P-Noy’s First 100 Days

Perry Diaz

Catapulted to the presidency on a campaign promise to eradicate corruption, President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III’s first 100 days was off to a good start with a trivial “walang wang-wang, walang tong” (no sirens,

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Is it time for population control?

Is it time for population control?

Perry Diaz

President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III ignited a firestorm during his six-day working visit in the U.S. when he announced that he might give assistance to Filipino couples needing contraceptives to limit the number of

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A Public Apology to Those who Felt Maligned

A Public Apology to Those who Felt Maligned

“Mga Puna ni Inna” is a column intended to feature satirical articles that deal with cultural and human follies—sharp or piercing such topics may be—that’s the point of satires. While characters, events, and circumstances

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Re-elect City Councilor Mike Pagtakhan

Re-elect City Councilor Mike Pagtakhan

Mike Pagtakhan

City Councillor Mike Pagtakhan (Point Douglas Ward) is committed to continue serving our city in the next 4 years as a City Councillor for Point Douglas Ward – City of Winnipeg. Election Day Voting

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Family matters

Family matters

Joan Duhaylungsod

After three months of missing to write for the Filipino Journal, at last, I am back with my column. I’ll be far from being quiet again. Several months ago, I had to go back

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Paradise eats along the Pacific

Paradise eats along the Pacific

Ron Cantiveros

One of the joys in traveling back to the Philippines is the opportunity to reconnect with my relatives. When it comes to my Tito Danilo, you can always expect a food feast. I recall

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