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Sponsoring Your Parents to Canada

Sponsoring Your Parents to Canada

Reis Pagtakhan

(Change in the Minimum Necessary Income) Last month, Citizenship and Immigration Canada published new income levels which individuals must meet to be able sponsor their parents or grandparents to Canada. The figures, effective until

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Life Can Only Be Understood Looking Backward

Life Can Only Be Understood Looking Backward

aLfie vera meLLa

(On the Recognition of Books and Films as Two Separate Art Forms) Alot of novels have become more commercially successful because of their having been adapted into films. Many people—especially bibliophiles—would argue that, compared

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Brains, Beauty and a whole lot of Heart!!!

Brains, Beauty and a whole lot of Heart!!!

Tia Provici

The model I’ve chosen for this issue is a fantastic living example of brains, beauty and compassion. Estrellita has been caring for people with heart failure as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Cardiac

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Hoodlums in uniform

Hoodlums in uniform

Perry Diaz

Once the pride of the nation for their heroic defense of freedom and the Motherland, a small band of military officers — sworn to protect the people and the State – are now in

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True Love Ayon sa Biblia

True Love Ayon sa Biblia

Junie Josue

Maraming kahulugan ang pag-ibig. Pero ang pinakamalalim at dakilang kahulugan nito ay mababasa sa biblia sa 1 Corinto 13 na nagsasabing ang pag-ibig ay matiisin, matiyaga at nagpapasensiya. Kadalasan, naiinis o nagagalit tayo agad

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So, You think You are Smart? Try Falling In Love

So, You think You are Smart? Try Falling In Love

Joan Duhaylungsod

by Joan Duhaylungsod I was lollygagging at Starbucks, down Time Square, New York, one morning last week. Sipping my favourite Caramel Macchiato, I watched the people, from blondes, to browns and blacks, walking fast

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‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’

‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’

Perry Diaz

Just like the classic Italian spaghetti western, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” Pinoy “gunslingers” wearing gold stars on their epaulets took center stage when the “good” gunslinger started shooting from the hip

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Palace sees no need to evacuate Filipinos in Egypt

Palace sees no need to evacuate Filipinos in Egypt

Despite the demand of non-government labor organization Migrante-Middle East for the immediate evacuation of Filipino workers in Egypt due to escalating political turmoil, the Aquino government said the Filipinos are safe amidst reports of

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Former CoA auditor testifies on Garcia’s case

Former CoA auditor testifies on Garcia’s case

Heidi Mendoza resigned as government auditor from the Commission on Audit (CoA) in 2006. She however stood firm on her conviction when called to testify that she had a tight case against a former

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US-based Klaudia Koronel now manages a care home

US-based Klaudia Koronel now manages a care home

Milfe Dacula Zhang, popularly known as Klaudia Koronel in the Philippine movies in the 1990s, is now a caregiver in Mesa, Arizona. Koronel has a degree in computer science, but finds difficulty in landing

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