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Japan to infuse 1 trillion yen support to the Philippines

Japan will help support the creation of business opportunities in the Philippines worth 1 trillion yen, announced a top Japanese government official “Japan will support to create business opportunities approximately 1 trillion yen level for over the next five years, including a Japanese ODA, Official Development Assistance and private investments for the Philippines,” said Japanese […]

Japan, Philippines sign several agreements to enhance bilateral ties

President Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, January 12 witnessed the signing of several agreements aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two countries First is the exchange of notes for the grant of economic and social development program. This note involves the grant of 600 million yen for high-speed boats and […]

Good news to all Filipino SSS Pensioners for 2017

President Duterte approves P1,000 increase in SSS pensioners’ benefits President Rodrigo Duterte has approved a P1,000 increase in benefits of pensioners of Social Security System (SSS). Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella made the announcement on Tuesday during a press conference in Malacañan Palace together with SSS top officials, Chairman Amado Valdez and President & CEO Emmanuel […]

President Duterte pledge priority on National Security

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has reiterated his commitment to end terrorist group Abu Sayyaf. According to Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella, the President reiterated his commitment to crush the Abu Sayyaf in the New Year Command Conference with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Malacañan last Friday (Jan. […]

Rotrand Elected Interim Leader of Coalition Montreal

Laurent Blanchard, President of Coalition Montreal, today announced that Councillor Marvin Rotrand has been elected by the party Executive as Leader replacing M. Benoit Dorais. M. Rotrand’s mandate commences immediately. Rotrand is the dean of City Council having served continuously since 1982. He served as co-chair of Marcel Cote’s 2013 Mayoralty campaign and is currently […]

The Prime Minister of Canada announces the National Oceans Protection Plan

November 7, 2016 Whether facing the Atlantic, Pacific or Arctic oceans, the health, and protection of our coasts are critical to our environment, our economy, and to all Canadians. Today, Canada is announcing a marine safety plan that meets – or exceeds – international standards and is supported by commitments to Indigenous co-management, environmental protections, […]

ROTRAND RE-ELECTED NATIONAL TRANSIT CHAIR

Snowdon City Councillor Marvin Rotrand, Vice President of the Montreal Transit Commission (STM), was re-elected yesterday as the chair of the Transit Board Members Committee (TBMC) of the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA). TBMC is comprised of Mayors and Councillors who sit on transit agency boards across Canada. Rotrand was acclaimed to a second two-year term […]

Participatory Governance Office’s Head visited Montreal

Montreal Filipino Community was glad to meet and interact with the Participatory Governance, Office of the President – Deputy Cabinet Secretary Peter Angelo Tiu Laviña on his recent visit to Canada. After the main visit to Toronto thru the invitation of Pinoy in Canada Patriotic Movement (PCPM), came to Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, […]

Kalihukang Bisaya Montreal Board of Directors 2016-2017 Elected

Kalihukang Bisaya of Filipino Community in Montreal had successfully and peacefully held a long time awaited General Assembly where the election takes place last Oct. 23, 2016, at Community Center 6767, Cote Des Neige, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It’s been how many years since the creation of Kalihukang Bisaya (KB) in Montreal held a separate event […]

#15$Maintenant minimum wage

Magandang Umaga, Magandang hapon po sa lahat ng mga mamamayan dito sa Montreal at sa buong mundo. Good morning, good afternoon to all Montrealers and so with those watching this video around the globe.This is Lady Explorer of Canadian Pinoy Radio Montreal.   It’s been a while workers here in Montreal had been claiming for […]