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Duterte formally accepts nomination as PDP-Laban’s VP bet

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   OFFICIAL VP BET. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath-taking ceremony to reaffirm the membership of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban) members during the party’s National Convention and Proclamation of Candidates for 2022 polls in Pampanga on Sept. 8, 2021. Duterte on Sept. 17 formally accepted his … Continue reading

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PH arbitral win vs. China a ‘win-win solution for all’: Duterte

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   President Rodrigo Duterte at the 76th UN General Assembly (Screengrab from RTVM) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday stressed the importance of the Philippines’ historic arbitral victory against China’s sweeping maritime claims in the South China Sea (SCS). During the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Duterte … Continue reading

More Albertans eligible for third dose
Alberta / covid 19

More Albertans eligible for third dose

News ReleaseMore Albertans eligible for third dose More immunocompromised Albertans are now eligible for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The province has expanded eligibility for an additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine to more immunocompromised Albertans to align with recent recommendations made by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization.Individuals with advanced HIV infection, immunodeficiency syndromes and … Continue reading

Restrictions Exemption Program underway
Alberta / covid 19

Restrictions Exemption Program underway

News ReleaseRestrictions Exemption Program underway Fully vaccinated individuals or those with a recent negative privately paid COVID-19 test are now able to safely access participating businesses and events across the province. The Restrictions Exemption Program allows eligible businesses, venues and services to be exempt from capacity and operating restrictions. If they do not implement this … Continue reading

Fully vaccinated individuals or those with a recent negative privately paid COVID-19 test now able to safely access participating businesses, events across province
Alberta / covid 19

Fully vaccinated individuals or those with a recent negative privately paid COVID-19 test now able to safely access participating businesses, events across province

News ReleaseRestrictions Exemption Program underway Fully vaccinated individuals or those with a recent negative privately paid COVID-19 test are now able to safely access participating businesses and events across the province. The Restrictions Exemption Program allows eligible businesses, venues and services to be exempt from capacity and operating restrictions. If they do not implement this … Continue reading

Alberta / PH Media Association

Watch the interview: Edmonton mayoral candidate Michael Oshry at the PMAA `Meet The Press’

4th Philippine Media Association of Alberta’s “Meet The Press”, September 19, 2021 at the Palabok House Restaurant. Guest is Edmonton mayoral candidate Michael Oshry. Host is Lito Velasco, editor of Alberta Filipino Journal. yegvote #michaeloshry #meetthepress #palabokhouse #philippinemedia #yeg Continue reading

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Ex-Senate president wants ICC declared persona non grata

  Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile said the International Criminal Court (ICC) probers should not be allowed to enter the Philippines to conduct a formal investigation into the government’s campaign against illegal drugs. “Pag punta dito, dapat wag papasukin sa bansa (If ICC will … Continue reading

Philippines

PHLPost releases stamps featuring Tokyo Olympic medalists

(Courtesy of Philippine Postal Corporation) MANILA (PNA) – The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has released stamps celebrating the triumph of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, the country’s first-ever Olympic gold medalist. The stamps feature Diaz’s winning moments in Tokyo on July 26, 2021 that made her a national sensation as she captured the elusive gold medal for the first … Continue reading