Good evening Attorney. Can we still get our SSS pension when we reach the retirement age even if we are already  Canadian citizens, or we need to apply for Dual Citizenship?   Thank you very much and God bless! Sincerely, Melvin   ANS: Hello Melvin, if you have reached the retirement age whether at 60 years optional,… Read More »

My Seafood City Experience

“A moment’s beginning ends in a moment” ― Munia Khan TORONTO – The coming of Seafood City to Canada, specifically in Mississauga in the Greater Toronto Area, has somehow revived memories of my former hometown of San Diego, California from where the supermarket giant began in 1989. It has three stores that carry the name Seafood City in San Diego… Read More »

Grief won’t stop the hands of evil

Hours after a lone gunman killed at least 59 people and injured 527 others in Las Vegas Sunday night, President Donald Trump called the attack “an act of pure evil,” adding that in moments of tragedy and horror, America comes together as one.   He expressed grief and shock over the deadliest mass shooting in US history, praised… Read More »

Wrong from the start

MANILA Now the police here want to rehabilitate drug users in their “war” on drugs. That’s what they should have done in the first place. Here’s what the police did to start their war: They started rounding up drug users and pushers, killing thousands of them in the process. The international community was outraged, unbelieving that in this… Read More »

Robin Snubs Kylie’s Baby?

  Since Kylie Padilla delivered her child by Aljur Abrenica, the latter confided that her dad Robin Padilla has not seen the baby. Aljur recounted to writer-pals that he brought the child at Robin’s digs but Robin allegedly refused to get out of his room. In any case, both Kylie and Aljur remain impervious about Robin’s act, with… Read More »

TASTE OF MANILA Festival Could Unify, Strengthen OFWs

~ A Philippine lawmaker who visited Toronto last month for the Taste of Manila (ToM) street festival has found inspiration and a platform to advocate for strengthening mechanisms to unify and protect overseas Filipino workers, particularly those in Canada. Taking note of the recognition of ToM by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Congressman Anthony M. Bravo urged in a privilege speech in Manila “to… Read More »


  Two popular personalities Matt Evans and Tom Araullo under ABS-CBN said adieu to co-workers at ABS-CBN network.This triggered the talks that the two would soon transfer to GMA-7. Matt admits he has a new manager who maps out bigger plans him after his last appearance at the TV series Greatest Love. Matt guested at the Kapuso station… Read More »


It was a pathetic sight, to say the least. Shameless would be a more appropriate word to describe the photo showing the administration congressmen posing with the clenched fists associated with President Duterte to celebrate an even more revolting and shameless move to reduce the budget of the Commission on Human Rights to a mere P1,000. It was… Read More »

The Warmonger and the Peacemaker

~ A left-leaning tabloid publisher might have initially succeeded in sowing discord among three old friends and their families as he pursued his self-serving agenda to promote his propaganda sheet. The truth has finally come out months later as one of the supposed antagonists personally admitted the unintentional wrongdoing and apologized for whatever it caused the other party.… Read More »