Auto insurance reform seeks public input

News Release Auto insurance reform seeks public input Albertans can help identify improvements to Alberta’s automobile insurance system through an online survey available until March 6.  A government review launched in fall 2019, seeks to address pressing issues such as escalating costs and to develop solutions that will ensure affordable, accessible and sustainable auto insurance … Continue reading


OFWs need ‘written declaration’ before returning to HK, Macao

OFWs need ‘written declaration’ before returning to HK, Macao By Azer Parrocha  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Before overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are allowed to travel back to Hong Kong and Macao for work, they will first be required to prepare a “written declaration” stating that they are aware of the risk for contacting the coronavirus … Continue reading


PH records 8.26-M int'l arrivals in 2019

PH records 8.26-M int’l arrivals in 2019 MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — International visitors to the Philippines in 2019 reached 8.26 million, a 15.24 percent growth over 2018’s 7.16 million arrivals. Almost all months, except January, registered double-digit growth rates, the largest of which was August at 27.54 percent while December recorded the highest volume … Continue reading


Tough sanctions for inaction vs. illegal gambling: PNP

Tough sanctions for inaction vs. illegal gambling: PNP By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday assured tough sanctions for police officials who are not taking action on illegal gambling operations. PNP deputy chief for operations, Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, said he will meet concerned directorates with … Continue reading


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


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