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Saint Martin/Sint Maarten, “The Friendly Island”

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten, “The Friendly Island”

Gem and Lita

“The Friendly Island”, Saint Martin/Sint Maarten, shared by the French Republic and the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the northeast Caribbean approximately 190 miles from Puerto Rico, has been famous for hundred of years

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Can MMA work as an Olympic Sport?

Can MMA work as an Olympic Sport?

Big Marv

The 2012 Olympics are here and athletes are competing for gold in many sports that make up Mixed Martial Arts. To be a true MMA competitor you need to train in boxing and wrestling

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Cirque du Soleil’s “Quidam” mesmerizes the Winnipeg audience.

Cirque du Soleil’s “Quidam” mesmerizes the Winnipeg audience.

Rod Cantiveros

Ardee Dionisio is one of a talent forces which bind the spellbinding show As expected, the latest charmer of Cirque du Soleil’s “Quidam” has become a hit in their 4-day stint at the RBC

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Fixx Me with Your Secret Reformation

Fixx Me with Your Secret Reformation

aLfie vera meLLa

(On the Return of The Fixx) The Fixx is a British band that became popular during the peak of New Wave music in the 1980s for the singles “Red Skies,” “Secret Separation,” and “One

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The Blame Lies Not Only on the Fraternity Leaders

The Blame Lies Not Only on the Fraternity Leaders

aLfie vera meLLa

(On the Accountability and Underlying Reasons in Joining a Fraternity) That’s another widely reported casualty of hazing in the Philippines. According to Wikipedia, “hazing is the practice of various rituals and other activities involving

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John, Tumawa Ka Naman!

John, Tumawa Ka Naman!

aLfie vera meLLa

(A Tribute to Some Pioneering Comedians of Philippine Showbusiness) Laughter is the best medicine; and for many decades, Philippine cinema has been healing the masses with its share of remarkable comedians. Since the 1950s,

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Pretty in Purple and Pink

Pretty in Purple and Pink

Tia Provici

In tribute to summer and all of the beautiful vibrant colours that come along with this season, we’re going to show you how you can have fun with colour while creating a really soft

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2012 Volkswagen Beetle Premiere

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Premiere

Ron Cantiveros

No longer a girl’s car with new 2012 re-design I have never owned a Volkswagen Beetle yet driving the newly re-designed 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Premiere evoked some fond memories of my childhood. As soon

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Do we know who our Farmer is?

Do we know who our Farmer is?

Mike Pagtakhan

Farming is a Filipino tradition. It’s part of the reason why previous generations had big families and a strong sense of community – we worked together on our common goal of feeding each other

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Weekend Escape to the Whiteshell

Weekend Escape to the Whiteshell

Ron Cantiveros

Taking time to stop and smell the pickerel and blueberries The weather we’ve had in Manitoba has been nothing short of spectacular. When I received a message about a weekend retreat in the Whiteshell,

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