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The Danger of waiting for Provincial Nominee Certificates in Canada

The Danger of waiting for Provincial Nominee Certificates in Canada

In most cases, provincial nominees become permanent residents unless they are refused because of inadmissibility or an intent to live outside the province of nomination. However, permanent residency can be refused if a person

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Five reasons tito ortiz should retire

Five reasons tito ortiz should retire

Big Marv

Before the UFC was as big as it is now, one fighter stood out among the rest. You may not have known too much about MMA or UFC, but you knew, or have heard

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The Wave Splashes Eternal, part 9

The Wave Splashes Eternal, part 9

aLfie vera meLLa

(Melt Once Again with Modern English) The power of communication and networking that the Internet has afforded the world has been a big help to the entire music industry. For instance, many New Wave

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Should I Unfriend You?

Should I Unfriend You?

aLfie vera meLLa

(On the Virtues of Friendship) Marami ka bang kaibigan? Sigurado ka bang tunay na kaibigan ang mga ito? Eh, ikaw—itinuturing mo ba naman silang tunay na mga kaibigan? How would you know if you’re

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Sing, Soar, Slide, Sting, Slap, Scratch!

Sing, Soar, Slide, Sting, Slap, Scratch!

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Some Philippine Insects and Their Local Names) Summetime once again—the season for camping, picnicking, and strolling at the parks. Usual nuisances though are the cankerworms, mosquitoes, and other pesky insects that abound during

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Lawlessness in Davao City

Lawlessness in Davao City

Perry Diaz

Once known as the “Murder Capital” of the Philippines, Davao City once again topped the headlines when Mayor Sara Duterte – surrounded by armed police bodyguards — beat a sheriff while hundreds of horrified

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The Kubasa Pancit Project

The Kubasa Pancit Project

Ron Cantiveros

Where Ukrainian and Filipino food collide, thanks to Twitter. As most good ideas come, there is some weird and interesting stuff that happens on Twitter. One of the latest Twitter topics of discussion was

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Boxing body warns Donaire

Boxing body warns Donaire

The World Boxing Council (WBC) has officially notified Filipino bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire to comply with their rules and regulations that require all champions to make a title defense every four months as failure

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Aquino assures more jobs for Filipinos

Aquino assures more jobs for Filipinos

President Aquino has guaranteed the availability of more local jobs for the remainder of his term. Aquino said the government has prepared a Philippine Labor and Employment Plan 2011-2016 that seeks to increase employment

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Sam Pinto gets FHM Sexiest title as critics disagree

Sam Pinto gets FHM Sexiest title as critics disagree

Sam Pinto is this year’s FHM Sexiest Woman. It appears however that some sectors are not satisfied with the selection especially fans of previous title holders Marian Rivera who is now at second place,

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