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Palace: Duterte is not an autocrat

After intelligence agencies in the United States (US) tagged the Chief Executive as a “threat to democracy and human rights,” Malacañang defended that the President is not an autocrat, saying that the intelligence community’s assessment is “myopic and speculative at best.” President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has attracted several international human rights critics for his campaign …

Rappler to protest coverage ban; demands apology from Dagoy

Following the President’s order to ban a Rappler reporter in Malacañang, the news website is set to protest the coverage blockage and is demanding an apology from Presidential Security Group (PSG) commander Brig. Gen. Lopez Dagoy for his recent statement. Rappler, in a statement sent to Philippine Daily Inquirer, said that it would write a …

Caregiver Gathering Series: Healing Soup Circle

WHAT: ‎Caregiver Gathering Series: Healing Soup Circle WHEN: February 25, 2018 | 1:00pm-4:00pm | WHERE: Workers Arts & Heritage Centre | 51 Stuart Street  Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1B5

House committee approves divorce bill

The House of Representatives committee on population and family relations approved a bill that would give way for wedded couples in the Philippines to have an “absolute divorce”. The approved bill entitled “An Act Providing for Absolute Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage” seeks to give “the opportunity to spouses in irremediably failed marriages to secure …

Cocktail Post-Valentine’s Day Celebration -AGM

WHAT: Cocktail Post-Valentine’s Day Celebration -AGM WHEN: February 23, 2018|6:00 pm WHERE: Stonebridge Hotel Stonebridge Hotel Fort McMurray

90 Minutes Zumba Masterclass

WHAT: 90 Minutes Zumba Masterclass WHEN: March 9, 2018 | Friday | 6:30 pm WHERE: PCCM 737 Keewatin St., Winnipeg MB

CLASSIC PARE | Retro Party for Titos and Titas of Toronto

WHAT: CLASSIC PARE | Retro Party WHEN: February 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm WHERE: 501 Clarke Ave Vaughn On

P9.75 billion set to be divided among martial law victims

Filipinos whose human rights were violated during the Marcos regime will soon receive compensation as the Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board (HRVCB) is set to finalize the names of the last batch of claimants who will receive the P9.75 billion fund reserved for martial law victims. “The law provides that the money will be divided …

Palace says US intel report on Duterte ‘myopic and speculative’

Malacañang described as “myopic and speculative” the US Intelligence Community’s Worldwide Threat Assessment report which included President Rodrigo Duterte in the roll of leaders who pose threat to the democracy and human rights in the Southeast Asian region. “The US intelligence community’s assessment is myopic and speculative at best,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in …

House committee approves divorce

A more affordable and faster way of dissolving the union of married couples was passed in the House of Representatives at a committee level on February 21. The House Committee on Population and Family Relations led by Laguna Representative Sol Aragones approved the still unnumbered bill entitled “An Act Providing for Absolute Divorce and Dissolution …