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A fun and energizing experience that celebrates winter and food

A fun and energizing experience that celebrates winter and food

Ron Cantiveros

To be part of RAW:almond was three years in the making for Chef Norm. In RAW:almond’s inaugural year, Norman Pastorin had to pass up the opportunity as he was busy with the Grove Restaurant

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Another Interesting Year in Music

Another Interesting Year in Music

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Some Alternative Rock / New Wave Albums in 2014) (part 2) In the last issue, I featured 25 Alternative Rock albums that were released in 2014. They are proofs that there would always

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The Ugly heads of racism thrive along ethnic lines?

The Ugly heads of racism thrive along ethnic lines?

Rod Cantiveros

The recent issue of Maclean’s magazine carried a six-page article which has revealed the ugly heads of racism in Winnipeg. The front cover of the magazine would provoke a negative reaction, an outburst of

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Filipino community mourns the loss of Philippine commandos

Filipino community mourns the loss of Philippine commandos

By Jon Reyes Late last month, the Philippines suffered a tragic loss. Forty-four anti-terror police commandos risked their lives to protect their people, fighting for their country. Those fallen heroes died at the hands

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Filipinos worldwide pay tribute to 44 fallen PNP-SAF men

Filipinos worldwide pay tribute to 44 fallen PNP-SAF men

Even after January 30 which President Benigno Aquino III decreed as the National Day of Mourning, tributes continued to pour in for the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) policemen killed in a firefight in

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Aquino Grants Purisima’s Resignation

Aquino Grants Purisima’s Resignation

MANILA, Philippines – Government sources confirmed that President Benigno Aquino III has accepted the resignation of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima. It is said that the President is to announce his decision,

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Wedding bells for Toni Gonzaga and Paul Soriano this year

Wedding bells for Toni Gonzaga and Paul Soriano this year

Director Paul Soriano on Sunday admitted that he and TV host- actress Toni Gonzaga are now engaged. In an interview with the ABS-CBN entertainment show The Buzz, Paul said that he proposed after Toni’s

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Backstreet Boys is coming to Manila

Backstreet Boys is coming to Manila

Backstreet Boys are coming back to Manila for a concert on May 5 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. The boyband, composed of Brian Littrell, Nick Carter, AJ McLean, Kevin Richardson, and Howie

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Down Memory Lane with Philippine Jukebox Queens

Down Memory Lane with Philippine Jukebox Queens

Many people I know express their disgust for discrimination and yet they exhibit the attitude in so many ways on a daily basis without even realizing it. Some of them are even hypocritical about

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No to the term OPM! Yes to Filipino Music

No to the term OPM! Yes to Filipino Music

There’s an ongoing issue in the Philippine music scene which involves a debate on what OPM (Original Pilipino Music) should stand for and what music the term should include. From now on, I would

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