PULSE: The Philippines – What You Didn’t Read In The Mainstream

With Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s recent visit to Canada, the Philippines have been more widely reported on in mainstream media. Still, many of the diaspora’s stories and news go widely uncovered by major news networks.…

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Protests Follow Aquino Across Canada

From Ottawa to Toronto to Vancouver, protest actions met Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III wherever he went on his three-day state visit to Canada. In Toronto, protesters gathered earlier than the scheduled opening of…

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Kababayans Divided at Aquino’s Toronto Rally

If Friday’s state visit of Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III was any indication of the Harper government’s political orchestration in obtaining votes from the Filipino-Canadian community, then it’s safe to say that winning over…

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Why Photo-ops With Foreign Leaders Won’t Lead to More Votes for Harper

Following Indian Prime Minister Modi’s successful tour of Canada, President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines is due to visit this week. Modi’s trip was a landmark visit – four decades since the last visit to…

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