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Winnipeg’s ‘homeless man’ heading home to Philippines

Allan Par signs travel documents at the Philippine Consulate. Dennis Castaneda facilitated the meeting with Deputy Consul Bernadette Fernandez from Philippine Consulate in Toronto. (Photo credit: Mary Jean Castaneda) 3rd Update: August 2, 2019, 6:00 PM 2nd Update: August 1, 2019, 4:00 PM Updated:August 1, 2019, 12:00 PM Winnipeg, Manitoba Anonymous donour paid for ticket By […]

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Homeless in Hong Kong

Every Sunday, 300,000 Filipinos pitch their tents or sit on cardboard boxes in Hong Kong busiest park to spend their day off from work. (Screen grab, BBC) In Hong Kong, where there are at least 300,000 Filipino domestic workers most of whom are women, every Sunday (their only day off) is their opportunity to go

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Homeless in Winnipeg: Pinoys tumulong sa kababayan

Allan Par finds himself homeless after nine years as an immigrant in Winnipeg. (Photo: CBC News Winnipeg) Winnipeg, Manitoba Immigrant falls through the cracks By Ted Alcuitas Kababayans in Winnipeg came to the aid for one of their own as news broke out of a Pinoy living in a shack made out of discarded wood.

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Manny Pacquiao is not my hero, nor is Duterte

Manny Paquiao is a known gay basher and womanizer just like Duterte. (Facebook image) Ed’s note: Because the internet is today awash with praises for Manny Pacquiao, it is good to see the real man behind the image. For me, he is not a hero and I don’t feel proud of him just because of his boxing prowess.

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Opinion: America is not in the heart – it is Trump!

Despite the hardships faced by Filipino immigrants, Bulosan had faith that he would be received into the hearts of the American people. (Book Cover) Updated: October 3. 2020, 9:35 AM U.S. Carlos Bulosan believed that America was “a heart unfolding to receive him” Opinion By Ted Alcuitas Editor, Philippine Canadian News.com With the latest racist

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Filipinos protest Chinese incursions into Philippine waters

Local Filipinos in Vancouver  join other counterparts in U.S.  in demonstrating against China today. (Butz Van photos FB) Updated: 9:45 PM, July 12, 2019 Vancouver,B.C. China out of the Philippines! A number of Vancouverites today picketed the Chinese Embassy on Granville St., in Vancouver to protest the Chinese presence in the West Philippine Sea. Vancouver

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Church warns against investment scams

Joel Apolinario, founder and leader of Kabus Padatuon (Make the Poor Rich)-Community Ministry International, Inc.(KAPA), talks to the media during the June 13 prayer rally in General Santos City on June 13. (Photo by Bong Sarmiento) Joe Torres, Manila Philippines June 20, 2019 UCANEWS.com (Union of Catholic Asian News) People told to be wary after

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Simone Tecson defends her gold medal in Japan

Simone Tecson. will head to Japan this December to defend her Canadian gold medal in karate. (Screen grab) Vancouver, B.C. Defending Gold in Japan’s International Karate Competition   Mildred German Vancouver, BC –  A 16 year -old Filipina in Vancouver, BC is the defending champion after winning the Gold title representing Canada in December 2018 in

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Breaking: Lolo na nag invest ng P1-million sa ‘KAPA’ namatay!

Embattled Pastor Apolinario (left) nangamuyo kay Presidente Rodrigo Duterte (right) na I-unfreeze and mga assets niya.  Inatake sa puso Analysis By Ted Alcuitas A 76-year old grandfather died of an apparent  heart attack after learning that the investment scam ‘Kapa’, (acronym for  Bisaya: KADATU ANG PADULNGAN APIL KOMUNIDAD. In Filipino: PAGYAMAN ANG PATUTUNGOHAN KASAMA ANG KOMUNIDAD) has

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Babala: Beware of Kapa Community Ministry International(Kapa)

Founder Joel Apolinario. (Kapa website) Philippine government closes largest investment scam The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) froze all bank accounts and assets of  Kapa Community Ministry International (Kapa) on June 4, 2019 over allegations that it operated the largest investment scam in recent Philippine history. KAPA means KADATU ANG PADULNGAN APIL KOMUNIDAD in Cebuano.

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