Vol. 29 No. 09 »

House Bill seeks allocation for OFWs legal assistance

House Bill seeks allocation for OFWs legal assistance

Progressive lawmakers in the House of Representatives have filed House Bill 5704 asking Congress to appropriate P500 million as supplemental budget to fund the legal assistance for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in distress this

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Lawsuit against Pacquiao for failing to disclose shoulder injury

Lawsuit against Pacquiao for failing to disclose shoulder injury

Two plaintiffs, identified as Staphane Vanel and Kami Rahbaran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Las Vegas against Manny Pacquiao and his handlers for failing to disclose his shoulder injury. The suit seeks

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No double taxation on Pacquiao’s earnings from Mayweather fight

No double taxation on Pacquiao’s earnings from Mayweather fight

There will be no double taxation on Manny Pacquiao’s multi-billion peso earnings from his recent fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas. This was assured by a top official of the Bureau of

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PSE index jumps 1.31 percent

PSE index jumps 1.31 percent

The Philippine Stock Exchange index jumped by 102.77 points, or 1.31 percent, to close at 7,919.21 as investors made their move after a slow buying attitude last month when liquidity was usually tight because

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Couples in love

Couples in love

On April 11-12, 2015, the Jesus Is Lord Church held a Couples’ Retreat at the Canad Inns Portage La Prairie attended by 22 couples, John & Precy Alfaro, Tony & Letty Antonio, Harold &

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Liga Pinoy donates $1000 to St. Amant

Liga Pinoy donates $1000 to St. Amant

Funds raised from the 2014 Liga Pinoy outdoor basketball tournament were donated to St. Amant Centre. l to r: Mike Pagtakhan, former St. Amant Volunteer, James Ediger – Director, Autism Programs; Juliette Mucha –

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Philippine President Noynoy Aquino arrives in Canada

Philippine President Noynoy Aquino arrives in Canada

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced in late April that Philippine President, Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino lll will visit Canada on a 2-day tour in Toronto. The announcement was made at a local Filipino restaurant –

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Running Away

Running Away

Styles make fights. It’s a common adage in sports and it applied to boxing in the much anticipated matchup between the undefeated Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Both fighters tried to apply their style

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SEMFA Officers Induction

SEMFA Officers Induction

The new president of the South Eastman Filipino Association (SEMFA) Raymond Chua (left) is welcomed to his new role by the outgoing president Cesar Valdez (centre). Overseeing the ceremony wearing a formal Filipino Barong

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The Klownz and the Crooners

The Klownz and the Crooners

by aLfie vera mella After the relatively well-attended concerts OPM Legends, starring Filipino Pop artist Rico J. Puno and company, and of the Philippine Alternative Rock band Parokya ni Edgar last February, two of

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