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President Duterte assures support for all VisMin local execs regardless of political affiliation

Cebu City — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday, February 12, committed assistance to all local government officials from Visayas and Mindanao regardless of party affiliation. Speaking before a crowd of local chief executives here, President Duterte assured that every local government unit would be getting a fair shake under his administration. “Dito sinabi ko […]

Backlog in Live-in Caregiver Program Reduced and Eliminated

Minister Ahmed Hussen of Canada Immigration provided an update on the Live-in  Caregiver Program backlog that was left by the previous Conservative government, as well as the progress the  government has made to reduce and eliminate the backlog by the end of 2018. According to the Minister, the government is trying to fix the backlog left by […]

International Criminal Court (ICC) Case; A Venue for Duterte’s Sweeping Vindication – A Point of View by Jun Avelino

When the news about ICC conducting preliminary examination on the complaint against Duterte broke out, Anti Dutertards were jubilating on the news as if they scored a victory against the administration they hate so much. As explained by the ICC prosecutor herself, the preliminary examination is a stage where the complaints and other information related […]

20th Cebu Pacific Flight 387 TRIBUTE CLIMB

Cebu Pacific Flight 387 was a domestic Cebu Pacific flight from Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Lumbia Airport in Cagayan de Oro City on Mindanao. On 2 February 1998, the 31-year-old McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 crashed on the slopes of Mount Sumagaya in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental. The incident resulted in the deaths of all 104 passengers and crew on board the aircraft. Kapunongan sa Pagpangusisa Labot sa Gingoog KAPLAG GINGOOG […]

The Yellows and Reds as Real Threats to Philippine Democracy by Jun Avelino

Philippines as most liked and followed country in the world today not only because of the multi-talented hard working citizens but also on how various leaders govern the country. The present government is lead by a leader elected by the majority of the Filipinos which was for the first time in history, many Overseas Filipino […]

Letter from City Councilor Marvin Rotrand of Snowdon

Dear Friend, Next week’s City Council meeting will debate my motion to urge the Government of Canada to ban artificial trans fats in food. I had initially raised this as a Borough motion in Cote des Neiges – Notre Dame de Grace. When this was reported, the Boroughs of Lasalle, St. Leonard and Plateau Mont […]

FAMAS Executive Board 2013-2015’s ANSWER TO CORA ABERIN’S ALLEGATIONS

The FAMAS Executive Board 2013-2015 had originally refused to answer the allegations by current FAMAS President Corazon Santiago-Aberin in the January 2016 issue of The Filipino Forum so as not to dignify such allegations. But through the prodding of our families and close friends, we have decided to answer the allegations point by point. “Total […]

An Open Rant From A Victim’s Daughter Part 2

TAKE THE TIME TO READ THIS! FORGIVE ME FOR THIS LONG POST, BUT THIS IS VERY INFORMATIVE ESPECIALLY FOR FILIPINOS WHO ARE LIVING HERE IN CANADA (QUEBEC). The moment I posted about the SAAQ benefit issues for the Filipino people who are working here in Canada under OPEN PERMIT and the INSUFFICIENT TRAFFIC LIGHTS on […]

An Open Rant from a Victim’s Daughter

It was in June 2015 when a serious vehicular accident happened to my mother (Mailane Bituin). We were still in the Philippines back then and we were not able to stay on her side while she recovered from that event that almost took her life away. She broke her ribs, bruised her lungs and suffered […]