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March 22 is World Water Day

World Water Day is observed March 22  every year to focus attention on the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is “Nature for Water”  exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st

Posted in All Stories, News

Peter Nygård gives $10,000 Bonuses for Long-Term Employees

Fashion magnate Peter Nygård announced  Friday, March 17, 2018  that  70 long-term employees of  his company,  fashion house  Nygard International, would receive a $10,000 bonus. The announcement came after Nygård delivered an impassioned speech to celebrate the company’s 50th anniversary

Posted in All Stories, News

WORLD: Stephen Hawking, renowned scientist, dies at 76

(CNN)   Stephen Hawking,  the brilliant British theoretical physicist who overcame a debilitating disease to publish wildly popular books probing the mysteries of the universe, has died, according to a family spokesman. He was 76. Considered by many to be the

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COMMUNITY: Filipino Women Trailblazers in Manitoba, Honored

To celebrate outstanding achievements of Filipino women in Manitoba, Pinays Manitoba, Inc.  held its annual Recognition Luncheon in commemoration of International Women’s Day Saturday March 10, 2018 at Marlborough Hotel. This year, three women were  honored for their contribution in

Posted in All Stories, Community News

WORLD: Philippines ‘best country to invest in’ — US News and World report

The Philippines is the “best country to invest in,” based on rankings released by US News and World Report. It noted  the  Philippines as  top investment destination for  its young population that is attractive to firms looking for a good

Posted in All Stories, News

Meet ‘Jane Walker’, Johnnie Walker’s Female Logo

Bottles of some Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky will look a little different from March 1 with the brand’s famous striding man to be replaced by a woman, Jane Walker. Liquor maker Diageo says it plans to roll out bottles next

Posted in All Stories, News

BLOG: Women and Self-defense

Women  have the right for a safe environment.  Unfortunately,  the world is not always safe from bad elements. Women’s intuition is very strong.  Empowering them with basic self-defense skills will help protect them  from any form or  acts of violence.

Posted in Annoucer Blogs, Donna Natividad-Arenas

He ho! Embracing Winter and Canada History at the Festival du Voyageur

The Festival du Voyageur or Traveller’s Festival is an annual 10-day winter  event  in Winnipeg during the cold month of   February at the Winnipeg’s French Quarter. It happens in Whittier Park in  North Saint-Boniface. This year, it runs from  Feb 16  until

Posted in All Stories, Community News

ENTERTAINMENT: George Clooney, Oprah, Steven Spielberg donate to “March For Our Lives”

Holywood actor George Clooney  and wife Amal announced they would  be making a donation  in the name of their 8-month-old twins, Alexander and Ella to “March For Our Lives”  an event formed in the aftermath of last week’s deadly shooting at

Posted in All Stories, News

COMMUNITY: Filipino Radio on CKJS 810: Birth and Growth

February 13 is World Radio  Day. We take pride  to celebrate our community radio — CKJS 810AM  — probably one of the strongest,  longest-running  multilingual radio stations in the whole of Canada. Since its inception in 1974, CKJS has maintained

Posted in All Stories, Community News

COMMUNITY SPORTS: Daniel McIntyre Maroons aim for a spot in Provincial Championship

Today,  in  observance of World Radio Day, we would like to focus on one sports which is popular in the large Filipino community in Manitoba.  Since inception of CKJS 810 AM in the late 70s, radio has followed the achivements

Posted in All Stories, Community News

SPORTS: 2018 Winter Olympics open in South Korea; Philippines welcomed

The 2018 Winter Olympics kick off today,   Feb 9, 2018  in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Events run until  February 25, 2018 with  South Korean president Moon Jae-In officially declaring   PyeongChang 2018 open. Delegations  paraded  into the  Pyeongchang Olympics Stadium  with 92

Posted in All Stories, News

Chester shares his love of reading in “I love to read month”

February is ‘I Love to Read Month” . Many schools in Manitoba  have celebrity guests come in and read the students a story and answer questions about reading. It is a great way to promote a strong  love for  reading

Posted in All Stories, Chester Pangan, Community News

COMMUNITY: Pasasalamat: Gratitude Gala celebrates Spirit of Volunteerism

  An evening to honor Filipino-Canadian Winnipegers  who shared  time,  talent and  sleepless nights  towards a worthwhile cause was held January 27th, 2018  at the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites.   The dinner event featured  a 3-course meal designed by Celebrity Chef  Jeremy

Posted in All Stories, Community News

BLOG: Ice Castles Glitter and it was a great time

  For   Winnipeggers,   the sight of ice and snow is a thing that is not new and  you will never miss.  But still, the glowing and glittering  built  and carved ice palaces still attract. Ice Castle — a winter attraction 

Posted in All Stories, Donna Natividad-Arenas
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