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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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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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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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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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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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Tim Hortons to expand to China

Tim Hortons plans to open more than 1,500 of its coffee-and-doughnut shops in China over the next decade. The expansion seeks to capitalize on the country’s burgeoning coffee culture and is the latest international location for the coffee chain aiming

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