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Canada will open the doors for 300,000 new permanent residents in 2017

Canada will open the doors for 300,000 new permanent residents in 2017

Rod Cantiveros

To sustain economic growth and support its strained health care and pension systems… Great news for those who are planning to come to Canada as permanent residents, hoping that by the end of next

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Three More New Albums before 2016 Ends

Three More New Albums before 2016 Ends

aLfie vera meLLa

The year is close to the end, but the music world continues to produce so many new albums from perhaps any genre, and from both contemporary and classic artists. Here are newly released albums

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Can You Lend Me a Dollar or Two?

Can You Lend Me a Dollar or Two?

aLfie vera meLLa

Canadians call the dollar coin a loonie and the two-dollar a toonie. However, most likely, many people nowadays—especially of the younger generation—no longer know how these words came about. So, for everyone’s dose of

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Duterte’s flip-flop diplomacy

Duterte’s flip-flop diplomacy

Perry Diaz

When President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte announced his “separation” from the United States during his state visit to China, it shook the world. Not that it would have changed the balance of power in the

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Duterte mulls joint operations with Malaysia vs Abu Sayyaf

Duterte mulls joint operations with Malaysia vs Abu Sayyaf

The worsening peace and order along the sea border of the Philippines will top the agenda when President Rodrigo Duterte meets Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in Malaysia next week. Duterte said the attacks

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DOH imposes graphic health warnings on cigarettes

DOH imposes graphic health warnings on cigarettes

The Department of Health (DOH) will require all cigarette packs in the country to include graphic health warnings starting Friday, November 4. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said Republic Act 10643 or the Graphic Health

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PH bet is Miss International 2016

PH bet is Miss International 2016

Miss Philippines Kylie Verzosa bested 70 contestants from other countries to win the Miss International 2016 title. Verzosa is the sixth Filipina to win the Miss International crown which was held this year at

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Paolo Ballesteros transforms into Angelina Jolie in Tokyo

Paolo Ballesteros transforms into Angelina Jolie in Tokyo

Paolo Ballesteros, also known as the King of Transformation for his amazing makeup conversions into famous personalities, walked the Tokyo International Film Festival red carpet as the famous Hollywood actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie.

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Miss Philippines-Earth tenders resignation

Miss Philippines-Earth tenders resignation

Imelda Schweighart has resigned from her duties and responsibilities as Miss Philippines-Earth. Schweighart’s resignation was accepted Monday afternoon, October 31 during a meeting with Lorraine Schuck, executive vice president for Carousel Productions which organizes

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Lea Salonga returns to theater in ‘Fun Home’

Lea Salonga returns to theater in ‘Fun Home’

Broadway actress and Voice of the Philippines coach Lea Salonga is set to star in the Philippine production of the Tony-award winning “Fun Home” in November, along with many other talented names in the

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