Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    by CK This morning when I woke up, I noticed that some leaves in our tree in the backyard are starting to turn yellow and I told myself, what an early sign.  For sure we have our nice days numbered as Fall is soon approaching.  I love the color of Fall because it feels so refreshing [...]

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NEWS FROM August 2016

Advise for Chinese Ghost Month Dos and Don’ts

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CHINESE GHOST MONTH TABOO
Today is the start of the chinese hungry ghost month which will begin on 3th August 2016 and end on the 31Aug 2016.
The Chinese ghost month or commonly known as the Hungry Ghost festival falls on the 7th Month of the chinese lunar calendar. At this time, the gate of hell is [...]


August Celebrants

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Tula ng Buhay sa Panulat ni Juan Makiling

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ANG PANGARAP NI PEDRO
Si Pedro’y nangarap na mangibang bansa
Upang mabigyan ang pamilya ng magandang kinabukasan
Ngunit iba ang kinahinatnan ni Pedro sa ibang bansa
Nakalimutan ang pamilya at natukso sa iba
Pamilya ni Pedro’y biglang napabayaan
Pangarap niya para sa pamilya’y nakalimutan
Tinalikuran ng tuluyan ang mga anak at kabiyak
Dala ng kahinaan at di pag-iisip ng mga bagay-bagay.
Pangarap ay dapat [...]


Pagbaybay, Tula, Sayaw, Awit at iba pa

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Philippine Languages and CulturalSociety of Alberta
IN COMMEMORATION OF LINGGO NG WIKA
proudly presents
PAGBAYBAY, TULA, SAYAW, AWIT AT IBA PA
ON SUNDAY AUGUST 21, 2016
AT Marlborough Community ParkMadigan Drive NE Calgaryfrom 2:00-6:00 pm
ITO PO AY ISANG LIBRENG PAANYAYA PARA SA LAHAT!!!ISAMA PO ANG BUONG  PAMILYA AT MGA KAIBIGAN PARA SA ISANGPAGTITIPON NA ANG TANGING LAYUNIN AY PAGYAMANIN ANG [...]


Erwinism: Get Rich Quickly

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by Erwin Maramat
Let’s face it; not all of us can be millionaires or billionaires. We have tons and tons of books that say we can, but on a realistic level, we can’t all sell real estate properties to one another, we can’t recruit each other, we can’t all be start ups with multimillion dollar ideas [...]


Ashley Baes, a proud member of Calgary Stampede Showband

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FEATURE ARTICLE by C.K.
Not everyone knows that to be a part of the CALGARY STAMPEDE SHOWBAND is such a big honor and privilege to an individual. But how easy is it to join such a group?  We might have the talent and skill but is that all we need to be a part of it?  [...]


Hidilyn Diaz becomes Philippines’ first female Olympic medallist

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Diaz ends 20-year drought with weightlifting silver
The tears flowed freely as Hidilyn Diaz accepted her silver medal – and for good reason.
On Sunday at the Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the weightlifter became the first ever female athlete from the Philippines to win an Olympic medal.
The 25-year-old took silver in the women’s 53-kg division, [...]


Pregnant Mariel Rodriguez to take time off from showbiz

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TEMPORARY LEAVE. TV host Mariel Rodriguez announces she will be taking some time off her showbiz commitments for the good of her baby.
MANILA, Philippines – TV host Mariel Rodriguez said that she will take some time off from her showbiz commitments to rest during her pregnancy.
In an interview on Tonight with Boy Abunda, Thursday, August 4, Mariel said [...]


New ‘Annie’ stars hope to follow Lea Salonga’s footsteps

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MANILA, Philippines – The musical “Annie” is back in the country and this time it will star Krystal Brimmer and Isabeli Araneta Elizalde.
The musical first staged in the country in 1980, where the Broadway star Lea Salonga was noticed in a young age. This was followed by another staging in 1998, and after 18 years [...]


Kuya Bong’s Kusina

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Shrimp Alfredo Pasta with Scallops
Shrimp Alfredo Pasta with Scallops can be made using spaghetti or fettuccine. It will depend on your preference or on the availability of the ingredient in your pantry at the moment. This Alfredo pasta is easy and simple. It makes use of our thick Alfredo sauce recipe that uses heavy cream.  The shrimp [...]


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