It is significant to note that President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. chose Indonesia as his first entry to the world stage first week of September.
Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr was interviewed by Times Journal’s Lizzie Lazo and DZRH’s Resty de Quiroz at the house of businessman Eduardo Cojuangco Jr in New Manila, upon his arrival in the Philippines after five years in exile, on Oct. 31, 1991.
The office of incoming President Ferdinand ” Bongbong” Marcos Jr. announced that he is thinking of attending the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in September in New York.
Canada and the Philippines have created a new mechanism to enhance economic ties.
The die is cast. As of May 13, almost all election returns within the Philippines and 70 percent of those within Canada have been received by the Commission on Election (Comelec).
This month as Filipinos in Canada are celebrating the rites of spring and new beginnings, Filipino voters are faced with a crucial task of electing their next president along with hundreds of other government officials in a national election on May 9th.
Overseas voting for the Philippine national elections in Canada is not quite in full swing. Although the official start of overseas voting according to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) started on April 10, the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa reports that as of Monday, April 11, it has not yet received ballots from the COMELEC headquarters in the Philippines.
I begin with wishes of a Joyous Easter to all as the Christian faith commemorates the beginning of the Eastertide season come Sunday, April 17. As the season begins, allow me to share with readers a source of pride and joy in the midst of ongoing twin global painful challenges.
Editor’s Note: This Commentary is from Dr. Pagtakhan’s column, Medisina at Politika, in Pilipino Express.
(Note: This is the last of a five-part series on candidates running for president in the Philippines in the May 9, 2022 election. Canadian Filipino Net started the series in November 2021 with Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., Maria Leonor Robredo in December, Panfilo Lacson in January and Isko Moreno in February.)
Editor’s Note:This is from Dr. Pagtakhan’s column, Medisina at Politika,in Pilipino Express.
Editor’s Note: This is from Dr. Pagtakhan’s column, Medisina at Politika in Pilipino Express.
What’s not to love and like about Leni? Nothing.
What is to love and like about Leni? Everything!
Anyone who has met her in person will surely agree.
Real friends stand up for each other.
Countries do as well. Canada is a good example.
Canada has shown that it is prepared to stand up for the Philippines in its longstanding territorial dispute in the South China Sea with Asian power China.
The Canadian Filipino community’s first woman Member of Parliament has made her presence known in the House of Commons.
(Editor’s note: For the next 5 months starting on November 15, CFNet will feature a presidential candidate for the coming May 9, 2022 Philippine national election.
A daughter of immigrants from the Philippines has been elected to the city council of Montreal.
It is widely believed that if and when Leni becomes president, she will establish a good government, will fill her cabinet and key government posts only with honest individuals who have track records of accomplishment, and that she will run a competent administration.
Historic Times Once More
Canada’s House of Commons – our nation’s highest elective body and the institutional embodiment of our parliamentary democracy – opens its 44thsession on the 22nd of this month.
It was a hastily called federal election that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had hoped he could use to solidify his party’s hold on political power.
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