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Damascus, the “Pearl of the East”

Damascus, the “Pearl of the East”

Gem and Lita

Damascus (in Arabic, formally Dimashq), the capital of Syria, is said to be the the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. It was inhabited as early as 8,000 to 10,000 B.C. The city

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Is immigration an issue in the coming Federal election?

Is immigration an issue in the coming Federal election?

Rod Cantiveros

Canada is an immigrant country, thus, a multicultural country where diversity is a strength and of course, the immigrants are the economic engines of Canada. Currently, the population of Canada has grown to 37,305,066

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Tamís ng Tahó sa Alaála

Tamís ng Tahó sa Alaála

aLfie vera meLLa

At natápos rin ang kalbáryong hatíd ng Tag-lamíg Gáya ng mga umágang katawá’y nangínginig Nagmúmukmok sa isáng súlok, waláng nakíkinig Ang tánging kapíling ay mga paborítong hímig Ganyán talagá ang áting búhay—paikut-íkot Mínsan ay

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Some Philippine Fruits & Their English Names

Some Philippine Fruits & Their English Names

aLfie vera meLLa

Little do many people know, the following Philippine fruits have their equivalent names in English. And although most of them originated from other countries in the previous decades or centuries, they have become considered

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Anglers Compete for Cash at the FAAM Derby

Anglers Compete for Cash at the FAAM Derby

Eric Labaupa

The 2nd annual FAAM Red River Shore Derby took place on September 22nd at Selkirk Park. The weather was fantastic for the 116 competing anglers and over two dozen volunteers. This year’s event aimed

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Rita Daniela says snubbing incident with Alex Gonzaga not an issue

Rita Daniela says snubbing incident with Alex Gonzaga not an issue

GMA talent Rita Daniela said she hopes the alleged snubbing incident with actress and vlogger Alex Gonzaga at an airport in Mindanao won’t turn into a big issue. The incident ballooned after show biz

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John Lloyd Cruz makes surprising comeback

John Lloyd Cruz makes surprising comeback

John Lloyd Cruz surprised everyone when he appeared in the last frame of the “Culion” movie trailer shown recently. The actor’s unexpected appearance indicated that he has finally ended his break from acting after

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Senators endorse Bong Go’s Malasakit Center bill

Senators endorse Bong Go’s Malasakit Center bill

The Malasakit Center bill proposed by Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, has received huge support from his fellow senators during the Senate regular session on Monday, September 30. Manifesting their support to Senate Bill

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New Original Music from The 1221 and Humous & Gigs to Watch

New Original Music from The 1221 and Humous & Gigs to Watch

In the recent years, there had been a rise in the number of local Filipino bands that thrive in our Filipino-Canadian community in Winnipeg. The 12/21 One of the most enduring and successful is

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Steinbach Mayor Proud of Mentorship Program

Steinbach Mayor Proud of Mentorship Program

By Kris Ontong At the Annual General Meeting of the Steinbach Chamber of Commerce on September 24, Mayor Earl Funk listed his Mentorship Program as one of the highlights of his first year of

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