Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    Hello dear readers, There’s lots of happenings this month of June.  First of all, congratulations to all the graduates this year!  You have made a milestone in your life by getting your diplomas.  But it doesn’t end there.  You have to move on and continue on your next journey.  For Kinder graduates, you move on to [...]

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NEWS FROM November 2011

Adobo sojourns of the chef on the hill – Family Adobo

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“FAMILY ADOBO”
By:  Nikko Gueco (food inc)
What a fitting article for this column that was offered to me which I entitled “adobo…. “And have something about adobo.
First of all, I would like to thank my publisher/editor-in-chief, Connie Kriaski, for giving me the chance to write something about food segment. What a dream come true for someone [...]


The Other Side

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We have barely had a taste of the real winter and every day without it brings us closer to spring again. No doubt the full force of Mother Nature will be felt before Christmas, but we’ll keep our fingers crossed. We get a brown Christmas instead of white every ten years or so, perhaps 2011 [...]


Pinoy Insights – The hiring officer turned jobseeker

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Romeo Montoya

The hiring officer turned jobseeker
“Dear Romeo Jr.,

Thank you for the interest you have expressed in the HR Advisor position, job number 5374 with XYZ Energy.

We have now completed the final phase of our recruitment process, and have offered this position to another applicant.

For future opportunities that may be of [...]


TAMARAW SENIORS CLUB

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By:  Beng Frost
The Tamaraw Seniors Club held its 7th Annual Thanksgiving Gala at St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Cultural Centre on October 17, 2011.
Over 250 tickets were given away free to many seniors from around Calgary.  The guests were treated to a sumptuous buffet catered by Sumo Restaurant. Music was provided by Mr. Fred Sayson of IDM [...]


GMA Life TV’s first ever Pinoy English-dubbed series

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Iza Calzado, Sunshine Dizon, Angelika dela Cruz, and Maxene Magalona star on GMA Life TV’s first ever
Pinoy English-dubbed series
Four women, two different stories, one compelling theme about the pains and realities of life – GMA Life TV offers these and more with the launch of the first-ever English-dubbed Pinoy drama seriesrecently.
Providing Filipinos abroad the chance [...]


More Federal Skilled Workers for Canada in 2012

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Ottawa, November 3, 2011 – The Government of Canada is planning to welcome more federal skilled workers in 2012, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today.
The Federal Skilled Worker Program ( FSWP ) remains the principal avenue for permanent immigration to Canada. In 2012, Citizenship and Immigration Canada ( CIC ) plans to [...]


Government of Canada to cut backlog and wait times for family reunification

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Phase I of Action Plan for Faster Family Reunification
Ottawa, November 4, 2011 — The Government of Canada is taking immediate action to cut the backlog and wait times for sponsored parents and grandparents, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today.
Currently, more than 165,000 parents and grandparents who have applied to become permanent residents [...]


Travelaero – WINTER TRAVEL TIPS

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TRAVELAERO TIPS-NOVEMBER

Traveling by air in winter requires advance planning, for the risks of weather delays and flight cancellations are high. However, if you decide to travel this winter, here are some tips to help you prepare for emergencies
BEFORE YOU TRAVEL
BOOK EARLY. I always advise clients to purchased tickets at least three to four months prior [...]


OMEGA-3 FATS

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What are Omega-3 fats?
Omega-3 fatty acids, also known as “omega-3 fats”, are important nutrients for our health. Omega-3 fats refer to three fats. They are:

Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)

Why are omega-3 fats important?
Research on the many health [...]


PLAYTIME – PUTTING FUN INTO FITNESS

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My wife and I were recently blessed with the arrival of identical twin boys!  A total life changer!!  I already have a four year old daughter, but yet I still feel the need to step up as a father, husband and a role-model for my family.  I want to show my children that “active [...]


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