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COMMUNITY: Paul Ong concert with WSO raises $25k for Sistema Winnipeg

Accompanied  by the prestigious Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO),  local singer Paul Ong’s annual charity fundraiser saw a whopping $25,000 donation to Sistema Winnipeg, a daily music program offering  intensive music education for  inner city children. The sold-out event held Nov

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BLOG: Christmas cheer @ the 2019 Pre Santa Claus parade Block Party

Before  the big man in the red suit from the North Pole made his way down Portage Avenue for the 2019  annual Santa Claus Parade,  friends from  Energy 100.6, Hot 100.5 and CKJS 810AM brought some fun  at the Pre

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Santa Claus Parade lights up the city this weekend; MFSF’s “Bahay Kubo” showcases heart of Filipino home

Bundle  up for the 2019 Santa Claus Parade this weekend!   The family-friendly evening of fun and entertainment will be this Saturday, Nov 16. Parade starts on Portage Avenue at Young Street at 5:00 PM.  Organizers say there will be  approximately

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HEALTH: Diabetes cases soar, 1-in-11 adults affected: doctors

More than 460 million people — 1-in-11 adults — now suffer from diabetes, largely brought on by an over-rich lifestyle short on exercise, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) said Thursday. The IDF said the current number of 463 million sufferers

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Philippines: Trick or treat: Boy puts on electric and water bills as costume

MANILA – A child’s Halloween costume caught the attention of netizens as he had on something considered by many as their worst nightmare: “Judith” or a pun for the monthly “due date” of utility bills. A Facebook post by Nexil

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World-class Philippines’ Douglas Nierras Powerdance performs in Winnipeg

The Philippines’ premier jazz and contemporary dance group Douglas Nierras Powerdance  performed at Maples Collegiate  in Winnipeg  this Saturday. The show called ” Dances of Filipino Heart and Soul”   brought  Filipino arts and creativity to  a higher level while taking the

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Forever 21 leaving two big retail gaps in Winnipeg malls

Forever 21 is closing all 44 stores across the country, leaving two high profile vacancies in Winnipeg malls. The Los Angeles-based company announced Sunday that it has filed for bankruptcy in both the U.S. and Canada. The retail giant has

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Duterte meets Chinese comedy action star Jackie Chan

Pictures of  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte with Chinese action star Jackie Chan surfaced the internet on the president’s first day of visit in Beijing. Photos show  the action-comedy legend made Duterte’s  signature clenched fist sign. Chan personally gave Duterte a

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Cambodian Girl Who Collected Garbage As A Child Becomes Valedictorian In Australian University

At 11 years old, Sophy Ron was forced to work at a waste dump in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in order to support her family. She grew up surviving on eating discarded food that she managed to scavenge for among the

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Marvel introduces Wave, the first original Pinoy Superhero

Marvel will be introducing Wave this May, 2019– the first original Pinoy character to be featured in the company’s crossover events.     The  new superhero from the Philippines created by Greg Pak and  Leinil Francis Yu  is  said to stop

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ENTERTAINMENT: “Sharon: My 40 Years” comes to Winnipeg on March 3

Celebrate the Megastar ‘s four decades in showbiz. Join Filipino actress and singer Sharon Cuneta as she celebrates her  40 years journey in  the entertainment industry  in “Sharon: My 40 Years”  in Winnipeg March 3rd, 2019 at the Centennial Concert

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ENTERTAINMENT: Philippine Pop star Sarah Geronimo performs at the Pope Francis visit in UAE

  Sarah Geronimo wowed the crowd in Abu Dhabi with her performance after Pope Francis led a historic Mass in the Arabian Peninsula on Tuesday.  Geronimo performed the songs “The Prayer,” “Rise up,” “Heal The World,” and her own piece

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LIFESTYLE: Tips to boost your mood at your job this winter

The  Canadian Mental Health Association says up to three percent of   Canadians  will have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in their lifetime, and an additional 15 per cent of the population will experience a milder form of the fatigue, depression and

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WORLD: Canada says 13 citizens detained in China since Huawei CFO arrest

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada said on Thursday that 13 of its citizens have been detained in China since Huawei Technologies Co Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested last month in Vancouver at the request of the United States.”At least”

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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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