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Kai Sotto joins Gilas for FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  MANILA – Kai Sotto is joining Gilas Pilipinas for the fourth window of the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers later this month. The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) announced on Wednesday that the seven-foot-three center will become part of the national team’s player pool for Gilas’ upcoming games against Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. … Continue reading

Nomination deadline for Alberta Newcomer Recognition Awards on August 7
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Nomination deadline for Alberta Newcomer Recognition Awards on August 7

  The Alberta Newcomer Recognition Awards will celebrate outstanding accomplishments of immigrants including youth, women, seniors, entrepreneurs, workers and community builders.   Nominations are being accepted for individuals born outside of Canada who are now Canadian citizens or permanent residents who reside and contribute to a community in Alberta. Individuals do not have to be … Continue reading

Albertans are invited to celebrate Alberta Day this September
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Albertans are invited to celebrate Alberta Day this September

News ReleaseCome celebrate Alberta’s story Albertans are invited to celebrate Alberta Day this September. To recognize the first official Alberta Day, free public events are taking place across the province from Sept. 1 to 3. Visit the legislature in Edmonton and Prince’s Island Park in Calgary to enjoy concerts featuring homegrown Alberta talent. A made-in-Alberta … Continue reading

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Ramos ‘visionary’ in foreign policy: DFA chief

By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz  PUBLIC SERVANT. The late former president Fidel V. Ramos (in gray) briefly served as Special Envoy to China during the Duterte administration. He is seen attending a Cabinet meeting in Malacañang Palace’s State Dining Room, with former president Rodrigo Duterte to his right, on Aug. 22, 2016. (PCOO file photo) MANILA – The … Continue reading