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CELEBRITY: Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Hits Shelves

United States fomer first lady Michelle Obama released her  memoir  Becoming,  Nov. 13, which is antipcated to be one  of the year’s biggest blockbusters, with a global first printing of 3 million copies, and a worldwide release in 31 languages.

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COMMUNITY/SPORTS: Winnipeg Martial Arts athletes bagged awards in World Championships

Seven  young martial arts athletes from Winnipeg, Manitoba  emerged  triumphant and competed   in  the World Karate Commission (WKC)  World Karate & Kickboxing Championships  held in   Dublin, Ireland.  October 27 – November 4, 2018. The seven  athletes were part of  the

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PHILIPPINES: Rejuvenated Boracay reopens to Tourism

World’s  famed Boracay island in the  Philippines is once more open for tourism and business  but with restrictions  in place– like  no to  wild beach parties. Tourism numbers will be  strictly limited for the next 12 months. People will be 

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ENTERTAINMENT: Father and Son Canada Tour 2018 in Winnipeg

An evening  of entertainment with  singing, dancing and comedy as Philippines’  father and son heartthrob  Piolo and Iñigo Pascual come to  Winnipeg for a concert on  Oct 29, 2018. The ever dashing Piolo is best known for his award-winning acting in

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Celebrity Zumba Fitness Instructor Kass Martin rocks Winnipeg

  Kass Martin, considered one of  the world’s most famous  Zumba  Instructors (ZIN)  and  Zumba Education Specialists  (ZES) travelled  to Winnipeg this weekend  and hosted a 90-minute energy-charged masterclass produced by DRL Productions. Zumba lovers hit the floor  with excitement

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Canadians Can Now Legally Buy Recreational Marijuana

As marijuana enthusiasts continue celebrating this historic day for Canada today Oct 17, 2018 ,  here’s what you need to know: Adults of at least 18 years old will be allowed to carry and share up to 30 grams of

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COMMUNITY: Looking for a Stem Cell match; Knocking at the hearts of Pinoys 17 to 35 years old

Sixteen year old  Roshlind Kate  Mance was recently  diagnosed with  two  life-threathening diseases called -Aplastic Anemia- a rare blood disease and Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) — a rare disease of the bone marrow. Roshlind’s only chance at returning to a normal

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COMMUNITY: Meet the Pinoy couple behind sweet success of Creamela

Two years ago, Filipino-canadian couple Gilbert and Carmela Ramos introduced  their product Creamela  to the peanut butter  loving kababayans.  It all started as a hobby and passion as the couple used to give them  as gifts to their friends during special

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Meet Puring and Penny and Watch their Immigration tale in “Prairie Nurse”

Prairie Nurse tries to see the lighter side of   finding one’s place in a new country. Canadian playwright Marie Beath Badian gives the account of two newly-arrived Filipino nurses in  Canada  in 1967. Purificacion  Saberon  (Puring)  and Indepencia Uy  (Penny) came

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Parliament to debate today on declaring June as Filipino Heritage Month across Canada

A motion declaring the month of June as Filipino Heritage Month across Canada is expected to be taken up in the House of Commons today according to MP Kevin Lamoureux. Speaking on CKJS Radio this morning,   Kevin said “Canada’s Filipino

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Catch “Lights of the North” until Oct 14 in Winnipeg

Two weeks to go for Winnipegers to enjoy Lights of the North  running until October 14th at the Red River Exhibition Park in Assiniboia Downs. Until Sept 30 only, avail yourself of the 50%  discount for children and 20 %  discount for

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Philippines villages buried by landslide after Typhoon Mangkhut

Dozens of people have been buried alive and at least 22 have died after a landslide engulfed two villages in the Philippines, triggered by extreme weather conditions in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut. At least 30 houses were crushed under

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COMMUNITY: Pinoy Winnipegers honored at the 2nd Golden Balangay Awards

Mental health advocate Winnipeger Loizza Aquino bagged the  Young Leader of the Year award in the recently concluded   nationwide search honoring outstanding Filipino Canadians, the 2018 Golden Balangay Awards. Another Winnipegger  Judianne Jayme of Mabuhay TV and Culture Card was 

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ENTERTAINMENT: Donita Nose and Super Tekla warm hearts and bring out loud belly laughters

Undeniably funny with some spiels  suited for  parental guidance. Non-stop giggles and laughters  as  gay power  took over  the centre stage  at the Fairmont Hotel this weekend  featuring  Filipino actors,  comedian and TV hosts Donita Nose and Super Tekla. “Summer Pinas-Saya” 

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Stars of Beauty and the Beast invite you to be their Guest

  Rainbow Stage’s take of the blockbuster musical  Beauty and the Beast  give its  viewers a summer  experience to remember.   This the second time  the popular Disney fairy tale is  staged in Winnipeg since its  first production in  2009.   Audience

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