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Are all  refugee claimants treated equally?

Are all refugee claimants treated equally?

Rod Cantiveros

There are fears that some outstanding cases might be left behind because of the influx of new claimants. The Friendly Manitoba has spread red carpet and extended open arms to the more than 200

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Sino ang Mas Importante: Anak o Magulang?

Sino ang Mas Importante: Anak o Magulang?

aLfie vera meLLa

(On the Importance of Understanding What’s Really Important) According to a news article (entitled “Your kids should not be the most important in the family” by John Rosemond, published on January 1, 2017, in

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Donald’s trump card

Donald’s trump card

Perry Diaz

Upon his election to the U.S. presidency, one of the few world leaders that Donald J. Trump talked to was Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. At that time, their conversation was hailed as an improvement

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The Money

The Money

Tony and Letty Antonio

A young man in his early career, while doing his work that he loved and had joy doing it, was offered by another company a position that would give significant increase in pay. He

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Hired-on-the-Spot

Hired-on-the-Spot

Rolando Sardinia, 62, together with millenials Ailyn Qua, Liezel Bane, Daisy Ann Cabilis, Rowena Gargar, and Jhon Lester Gonato, form part of the 191 lucky jobseekers who were hired-on-the-spot during the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan

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Weather, Weather Lang

Weather, Weather Lang

by Max Sangil ‘Like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within wheel, there’s no ending nor beginning of an ever spinning wheel…’ That’s the opening line in the song composed by Michel

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Too Many Reckless Drivers in Phl

Too Many Reckless Drivers in Phl

by Max Sangil Fifty percent of Filipino drivers are stupid? That’s what Senator Tito Sotto of Eat Bulaga fame declared during a hearing on road safety in the upper house. A wisecrack retorted, however.

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SSS releases 2nd tranche of P1,000 additional benefit

SSS releases 2nd tranche of P1,000 additional benefit

The state-run Social Security System (SSS) on Thursday said about P2.07 billion worth of pension will be released to its qualified members on March 10 (Friday), as February differential of the recently approved P1,000

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NPA welcomes renewed talks with government

NPA welcomes renewed talks with government

The New People’s Army (NPA) welcomed the agreement between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines and the government to resume peace talks and restore e a bilateral ceasefire that were scrapped early last

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Farmers Received P1.6-B Crop Insurance Payments in 2016

Farmers Received P1.6-B Crop Insurance Payments in 2016

Crop insurance operations in the country benefited thousands of farmers in 2016, initial reports from the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) show. In a report to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, PCIC President Jovy Bernabe

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