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Locsin reports collision of Filipino, Chinese vessels to UN

MANILA — Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has reported to the United Nations (UN) the recent collision between Filipino and Chinese fishing boats near Recto Bank (Reed Bank) in the West Philippine Sea on June 9. In a statement delivered during the 29th Meeting of States Parties to the UN Convention on the Law of...

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Raptors win first NBA title in franchise history, beat the Warriors in Game 6

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Toronto Raptors won their first-ever National Basketball Association championship on Thursday night. Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam scored 26 points apiece to lead Toronto past the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. It’s the first time in NBA history that a team based outside of the United States has...

Statement by the Prime Minister on Philippine Independence Day, June 12, 2019
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Statement by the Prime Minister on Philippine Independence Day, June 12, 2019

Statement by the Prime Minister on Philippine Independence DayJune 12, 2019Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Philippine Independence Day: “Today, we join the Filipino community in Canada and around the world to celebrate the 121st anniversary of Philippine Independence. “Cultural bonds – built through many generations of people-to-people...

Freedom is only as strong as our resolve to stay free: PRRD
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Freedom is only as strong as our resolve to stay free: PRRD

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday led the 121st Independence Day rites at the Lanao del Sur military camp, reminding Filipinos that freedom is only as strong as the resolve to remain free. “It was here in Malabang, Lanao del Sur that then Acting President, Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos, was executed by the Japanese...

CANADA CELEBRATES FIRST FILIPINO HERITAGE MONTH THIS JUNE
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CANADA CELEBRATES FIRST FILIPINO HERITAGE MONTH THIS JUNE

Canada celebrates its Filipino-Canadian community with the first Filipino Heritage Month this June, in the year that marks the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and the Philippines. It was on October 30, 2018, when the House of Commons of the Parliament of Canada adopted the Motion—in a unanimous vote of 290 in favour...

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Alberta says 10,000 people are out of their homes because of wildfires

The Alberta government says wildfires raging across the northern part of the province have forced about 10,000 people from their homes. The updated figure was provided Thursday afternoon, after a day of hot temperatures and gusty winds led to the explosive growth of several blazes burning out−of−control. About 5,000 people have been out of their homes in...