Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    The year just flew by, it ’s barely 45 days and we’re into 2019.  It is amazing that with the change of season, that’s how fast we can feel that the year is almost over.  We started getting snow here and there and yet we’re still in the fall season. Mid-October to early November was a [...]

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NEWS FROM October 2013

PINOY CHAMPS LETS ROCK CANADA TOUR

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By: Fernando A. Chuidian
Three  of the  Philippines best  singing champions  came to  Edmonton Alberta for a one night show titled Lets Rock Canada Tour . Marcelito Pomoy , Jovit Baldovino and  Yeng Constantino performed at the Fantasyland Hotel Ballroom last Setember 22 .  Marcelito  Pilipinas got talent grand champion.


LOCAL BEAUTY QUEENS WIN BIG IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

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by: Joanna Vispo
On July 27, 2013 amidst music, colors and much applause, Calgary’s Vida Valerie Vispo was crowned Ms. Turismo Petite Teen Intercontinental 2013. In a Beauty Pageant held in Sto. Domingo, Dominican Republic Vida’s younger sister Via Vannessa Vispo also captured Ms. Teenage Intercontinental 2013 while Cathrina Anne Garalde bagged the title Reina de [...]


The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership (Part I)

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By: Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar
“The need for meaning drives every human to create, to build, to pursue achievement.  People who reach exceptional heights usually share a sense of a clear goal, a compelling purpose that serves as true north.  The most satisfying purpose goes beyond making money and toward a quest for higher good.  [...]


ANNEBISYOSA NO OTHER CONCERT WORLD TOUR

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By: Fernando A. Chuidian
“Mabuhay ang mga sintunado”,  “I like singing but singing doesn’t like me” with these opening lines  Anne Curtis, Philippine cinema’s  box office star, host  actress, model and concert sweetheart set the mood for a night of musical fun and one of a kind entertainment to a sell  out  crowd at the Northern  [...]


SINGING STAR SEARCH CALGARY 2013

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By: Fernando A. Chuidian
People who went to the the Century Casino  last Sept.29 to witness  the grand finals of   Singing Star Search 2013 were treated to a night of musical extravaganza as  ten of Calgary’s   aspiring  singing talents battle for the most coveted title and the grand prize. The ten finalist, all of them monthly [...]


WHAT TO DO FOR OCTOBER?

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There are several opinion on winterizing your plants.  One I call clear cut, meaning clean off everything.  Stocks, are cut off down to soil level with just about an inch remaining above ground level.  If we have a winter with minimal snow for cover the top soil soon dries out and [...]


Palace to Robin Padilla: Focus on pork barrel scam instead of attacking Drilon

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By MARC JAYSON CAYABYAB, GMA NewsOctober 7, 2013 8:07pm

Malacañang on Monday said that action star Robin Padilla should focus on the pork barrel scam instead of using it to attack Senate President Franklin Drilon.
“[A]ng dapat pagtuunan ng pansin ni Robin Padilla—and with all due respect to Robin Padilla—is, like what [...]


Triskelions All Fired up and Aiming Higher

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The Southern Alberta Regional Council of the Triskelions’ Grand Fraternity and Sorority also known as the Tau Gamma Phi is hosting their 45th Founding Anniversary on October 4 & 5, 2013 in Canmore, Alberta.
This Supreme Brotherhood as they call it, was established in 1968 at the University of the Philippines, the premiere institution of higher [...]


Good Works are Not Enough!

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by: Nilo Briones
How noble are the ideals of being good before the eyes of man and according to the world standards.  Compliments addressed to people who do good things like being religious and generous to the poor and needy always appeal to everyone’s delight.  But could this suffice our spiritual need to secure our salvation [...]


Culture Etiquette

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Following is a list of common or notable faux pas in various cultures.
Arab Countries

Displaying the soles of your feet or touching somebody with your shoes.
Eating with your left hand. Throughout most of the Middle [...]






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