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Vatican City (part 2)

Vatican City (part 2)

Gem and Lita

How is a new Pope chosen? A new Bishop of Rome, also known as the Pope or the Supreme Pontiff and considered by the Roman Catholic Church as the apostolic successor of St. Peter,

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Hey, You! Don’t Sing That Song!

Hey, You! Don’t Sing That Song!

aLfie vera meLLa

(False Sense of Entitlement) Story #1: Justin Bieber covers the song “Love Will Tear Us Apart” by Joy Division. Many fans of the seminal English Post-Punk band protested, starting to ridicule Bieber; some even

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The folly of federalism redux

The folly of federalism redux

Perry Diaz

President Rodrigo Duterte’s top legislative agenda is the federalism of the Philippines. Actually, federalism was not the idea of Duterte, two of our national heroes, Emilio Aguinaldo and Apolinario Mabini, were the first to

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Out of the ashes: God’s presence in our pain

Out of the ashes: God’s presence in our pain

Tony and Letty Antonio

Many presumed that “Life is full of misery, loneliness and suffering, and it’s all over much too soon.” Pain and suffering are woven into our common human experience. Suffering erupts globally through war, earthquakes,

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Horn beats Pacquiao for WBO welterweight crown

Horn beats Pacquiao for WBO welterweight crown

Former school teacher Jeff Horn is the new World Boxing Organization welterweight champion. The 29-year-old Horn proved his detractors wrong in his fight against Manny Pacquiao, as he convinced the three judges to score

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Nadine Lustre is FHM 2017 sexiest woman

Nadine Lustre is FHM 2017 sexiest woman

Popular men’s magazine FHM Philippines has announced on Twitter on Thursday, June 29 that actress Nadine Lustre is this year’s FHM sexiest woman. Nadine got a total of 491,039 or 9.85% votes, besting Kim

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MMFF 2017 bares initial entries

MMFF 2017 bares initial entries

The Selection Committee of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2017 has come up with the list of the first four official entries to the annual film festival. Based on the script submission, the

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Who will be crowned the new Queen of the Manitoba Filipino Street Festival?

Who will be crowned the new Queen of the Manitoba Filipino Street Festival?

There are eight candidates vying for the title of Queen and 10 candidates for the Queen Bulilit crowns. Who will be the new queen and queen bulilit? Sunday, July 9 is the coronation night

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The Philippine Open at Kildonan Park Golf Course

The Philippine Open at Kildonan Park Golf Course

Golfers from six Filipino golf organizations spent the afternoon on Canada Day golfing at Kildonan Park Golf Course to play in the Philippine Open. The Philippine Open is a qualifying tournament for the upcoming

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The Dawn Rising (in Winnipeg)

The Dawn Rising (in Winnipeg)

August 12, 2017 | Pyramid Cabaret The Philippine music scene is steeped with many pioneering and prolific bands which to this day remain active, gigging and releasing new music. One of these is The

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