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Songs sung from the heart mark KAMMPI anniversary

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : The 14th anniversary of the Simbayanan-KAMMPI was celebrated with song from the heart. Held at Mother of Good Counsel parish in San Po Kong on October 14, the feature event of the day, which was attended by around 550 people, was a choir competition.

Each of 10 groups sang Sing to the Mountain, competing for creativity in presentation, interpretation and musical excellence. The winner was judged on overall presentation, apparent preparation, quality of accompaniment and costume.

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An accidental dedication to captive souls

 HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : A chance citing of an announcement for a suicide counselling  seminar introduced Sally Napano to an apostolate in Hong Kong that she has worked at faithfully for the past six years.

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God is willing so we must be too

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : Around 70 people gathered to celebrate the 13th anniversary of the Deo Volente group at the Canossian Sacred Heart School in Central on September 8.

A Latin expression, Deo Volente was incorporated into the English dictionary in the late 1700s, meaning God willing

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Come and join us in caring for cancer victims

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : Over 60 people gathered at the Canossian Sacred Heart School on August 11 for an educational talk with Michael Magtoto Manio, a doctor from The Philippines currently teaching and researching the prevention and treatment of cancer at the faculty of Medicine at Hong Kong University.

He was the guest of the Filipino Migrant Cancer Support Society (FILMCASS) at the Canossian Sacred Heart School in Caine Road, Central.

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Time to get real with public money

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : “It is time to scrap the Pork Barrel Fund,” Eman Villanueva told Mabuhay at a rally held in Chater Road on August 25. “It is time to get real with public money and spend it on the public.”

He said that it is his belief that the only effective way to use money of this magnitude effectively is to channel it through public service departments.

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Why are we ignored migrants ask

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : Migrant workers in Hong Kong expressed their disappointment at being ignored by their government in Manila on the day prior to the fourth State of the Nation Address delivered by the president of The Philippines, Noynoy Aquino, on July 22.

Around 700 migrant workers walked from Chater Road to the offices of the Philippine Consulate General in Admiralty on the day of Aquino’s address to register their plight.

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Listening to what the president did not say

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : Reactions to the fourth State of the Nation Address delivered by the president of The Philippines, Noynoy Aquino, on July 22, indicate that he may have called his party to celebrate the economic progress of the country a little too early.

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A true pearl emerges at the Pistahan sa Nayon

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : A search for a true pearl was held at the annual Pistahan sa Nayon (celebration of Philippine tradition and culture) with Concepcion King, from St. Thomas the Apostle parish, shining in the Mutya ng Pistahan sa Nayon (Pearl of the Village Fiesta) organised by the Simbayanan-KAMMPI at Holy Family in Choi Hung on July 1.

Elegant Mestiza fashion coupled with the considerable talent of the entrants in the annual fiesta was the highlight of an afternoon of fun and entertainment.

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Concert in support of cancer victims and prisoners

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : The Love of Jesus Prison Ministry, together with the Hour of Love Radio Ministry organised a free Mission Concert at Holy Family parish in Choi Hung on June 12.

Filipino communities from several parishes participated in the concert showing their support for the work of both groups, either through their performances or their presence.

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Strength of historical ties will outlast current tension

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : Although not an easy time to celebrate Philippine Independence Day on Chinese soil, both the consul general, Noel Servigon, and the guest of honour from the host government, secretary to the administration, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-nor, looked to history to illustrate the depth of relations between Hong Kong and the Pearl of the Orient Seas at a reception held at the Conrad Hotel on June 26.

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