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Family Day fun in Edmonton

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTFamily Day fun in Edmonton Family-focussed fun is happening in Edmonton this Family Day, including arts and crafts, music, skating, live performances and more. Family Day at City HallCelebrate Family Day at City Hall with a variety of family-friendly entertainment and activities, including a performance by the Alberta Musical Theatre Company, magic acts, … Continue reading

Edmonton

Panciteria de Manila's Bayani is new Filipino business association president

Bayani Alcantara is the new president of the Philippine Business Society of Alberta (PBSA). Alcantara, owner of Panciteria de Manila Restaurant, will be serving as PBSA head for the next two years. He succeeded Celso Andrade, owner of Sunfreight Cargo. “The new executive board and directors are excited to serve our members and the Filipino … Continue reading

Philippines

ABS-CBN can apply for new franchise: Palace

ABS-CBN can apply for new franchise: Palace By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA – Embattled broadcasting firm ABS-CBN Corp. can apply for a new license to operate in the event that its 25-year legislative franchise is nullified, Malacañang said on Thursday. “Kaya nga meron silang (That’s why they have) application for (new franchise). That’s the whole point,” Presidential … Continue reading

Philippines

Fitch Ratings outlook revision on PH welcome dev't

Fitch Ratings outlook revision on PH welcome dev’tBy Joann Villanueva MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — An economist of ING Bank Manila dubbed as a welcome development Fitch Rating’s upgrade of its outlook on the Philippines’ credit rating from “stable” to “positive” on account of the sustained improvement of macroeconomic policies. In a statement, ING Bank … Continue reading

Philippines

Local carriers cancel Taiwan flights due to expanded ban

Local carriers cancel Taiwan flights due to expanded ban By Ma. Cristina Arayata   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Local carriers Philippine Airlines (PAL), Cebu Pacific (CEB), and AirAsia Philippines canceled on Tuesday their services to/from Taiwan, until further notice, amid the expanded travel ban imposed by the Philippine government to stop the spread of novel coronavirus … Continue reading