MASS WEDDING. Newly-wed couples kiss during a mass wedding ceremony sponsored by the local government as a pre-Valentine’s Day gift for unmarried couples at Rosario town in the Philippines. (Reuters photo)
MANILA (Feb. 13) - Malacañang said Thursday that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is prepared to stop a possible uprising among its ranks amid the public outrage against the government over the deadly Mamasapano incident..Full story...
SACKED PNP-SAF chief Director Getulio Napeñas wipes away tears after approaching PNP OIC Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina (top and top right), who recounted the brutal killing of SAF men by BIFF and MILF rebels during a House hearing yesterday. Lower photo shows a screen grab from a video of one of the rebels executing a wounded member of the SAF team. STAR/Boy Santos
Palace: No cover-up on Mamasapano incident
MANILA (Feb. 13)- Malacañang denied on Thursday that the administration is trying to conceal certain information regarding the counter-terrorism operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao that killed 44 members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force (PNP-SAF).Full story...
Donaire returns on March 28, takes on Brazilian
MANILA (Feb. 13) – Former featherweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. will make his comeback on March 28 at the Mall of Asia Arena against William Prado of Brazil, a boxing website reported Thursday.Full story...
The Popemobile: An 80-year history
For more than 80 years, Popes have ridden automobiles; specially prepared vehicles that have become the modern symbols of the Papacy whenever he visits another country.
Filipino community pays tribute to Canada for generous typhoon Haiyan aid
December 8, 2013 – Moved by the outpouring of Canadian humanitarian assistance to Typhoon Haiyan victims, the Filipino community in Ottawa, with the assistance of the Philippine Embassy, spearheaded a charity event that paid tribute to Canadian generosity and Filipino-Canadian friendship while raising new funds to help rebuild devastated communities in central Philippines. Full story...
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Members of several committees of the House of Representatives came prepared to preen for the cameras yesterday, but poorly prepared for the sensitive task they were undertaking. There seemed to be no rules for conducting the inquiry into the clashes on Jan. 25 in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, which left 44 police Special Action Force commandos dead.
SOME years ago, then House Speaker Jose de Venecia regaled an audience of US Pinoys at the Philippine consulate in San Francisco with a portrait of a Philippines flying high on every conceivable front. During the open forum, I candidly commented that if it wasn’t because I could see who was delivering the talk, I could have sworn he was describing another country. I showed him several newspaper headlines that contradicted many of the rosy things he had reported.Full Article...
Manufacturing industry provides quality jobs
MP KEVIN LAMOUREUX
Since 2007/2008 to the present, Canada’s manufacturing industry has taken a serious blow with estimates of over 300,000 jobs lost. With the federal election coming up later this year, I suspect that there will be a lot of talk about the future of this industry.
Kiniwento ni Michael Shannon ang patungkol sa kanyang dalagitang anak na humingi ng alagang pusa ng siya ay nasa junior high. Hindi ito ipinagkaloob sa kanya. Ngunit inanunsyo niya na siya ay mananalangin pa rin na magka pusa. Huwag na huwag nating mamaliitin ang kapangyarihan ng panalangin ng isang bata. Sa malaunan ay may dumating na ligaw na pusa sa likuran ng bahay. Pinasimulan ng anak ni Michael pakainin ang pusa. At marahil alam na natin ang kasunod. Tinanong niya ang ama kung puwedeng papasukin sa garahe ang pusa dahil lumalamig na ang panahon dahil magwiwinter na. Pumayag naman ang ama. Pagkatapos ay muling humiling ang dalagita na kung puwedeng mag istay sa kanyang kuwarto ang pusa dahil hindi komportable sa garahe.Full Article...
You are loved with an everlasting love!
PASTOR FRED SEBASTIAN
- LIVING HOPE
BELATED Happy Valentine’s Day to all! When we think of Valentine’s Day, our thoughts go towards “love”. When we think of “love”, we must think of the greatest love the world has ever known, the love of God. .Full Article...
Phillipines: Enslaved by corruption
- VANTAGE POINT
Our nation, the Philippines, is once again, riveted on something so ugly and yet so common - corruption. It’s almost a national habit, if you can believe it. I am, of course, referring to the 10 billion peso “pork barrel scam.” This is a sequel to an article I wrote previously on the same subject. Full Article...
Sun Life Financial FC15 Recognition Night honors Tess Newton
TESS NEWTON FINANCIAL SERVICES
Once again, Tess Newton has been awarded the Advisor of the Year for 2014 by Sun Life Financial Manitoba West Financial Centre. Full story...