Vol. 25 No. 07 Archives - Filipino Journal

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Avoiding the Immigration Blacklist

Avoiding the Immigration Blacklist

Reis Pagtakhan

With new immigration regulations coming into force on April 1, 2011, the criteria for assessing work permits have become more stringent. Foreign workers and their employers will now have to pass four new tests

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Times Up for Who?

Times Up for Who?

Big Marv

The shelf life of a fighter is a very difficult time to measure. A quick look six years back, these were the champions of the UFC: Matt Hughes was the Welterweight Champion, Rich Franklin

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‘Drug Mule’ Politics

‘Drug Mule’ Politics

Perry Diaz

By injecting a dose of politics, a seemingly routine execution by lethal injection of three drug traffickers – or “drug mules” – in China has become an international cause célèbre. President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino

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Up Close with Lea Salonga

Up Close with Lea Salonga

Joan Duhaylungsod

For a moment, the gloomy noon of March 17 was eclipsed when two bright artists, both Filipino talents who have gone international, met up in Winnipeg. In the faces of the Tony Award Winner

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P-Noy meets Ping

P-Noy meets Ping

Perry Diaz

Three days after fugitive Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson slipped back into the country, he visited President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III at his residence, Bahay Pangarap (Dream House). Their tête-à-tête went like this: Ping: Good

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Pacman’s weaknesses and Mosley’s right hand

Pacman’s weaknesses and Mosley’s right hand

Fighter of the Decade Manny Pacquiao said he and his team considered everything they need to know about Shane Mosley, as well as his potent right hand. To beat Mosley, Pacquiao said they needed

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On the Reproductive Health Bill

On the Reproductive Health Bill

The issue about the Reproductive Health Bill has continuously triggered discussions among the people, the state and the church, in the Philippines. Lea Salonga, who has been vocal about her support for the Reproductive

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OFWs need bridges for life like OFCI — Koko Pimentel

OFWs need bridges for life like OFCI — Koko Pimentel

Koko Pimentel, the presumed winner for the 12th senatorial slot in the 2007 elections following the completion of the first half of the protest case he filed against Migz Zubiri, stressed recently the indispensable

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3 Pinoys in $1M jewelry theft reportedly been arrested

3 Pinoys in $1M jewelry theft reportedly been arrested

Three of 7 Filipino suspect accused of stealing a US$1 million diamond-emerald necklace in Turkey have reportedly been arrested. Earlier reports identified the 6 of the 7 Filipino suspects as Janice Apostol, Armando Fajardo,

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‘Ai’ followers vote out Thia Megia

‘Ai’ followers vote out Thia Megia

Thursday night (Friday morning in Manila) was a sad day for Filipino fans of Thia Megia as the Filipino-American contender on this year’s “American Idol,” got eliminated for getting the least number of votes

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