Philippine Asian News Today Vol 20 no 12

SAVE THE DATE TAIWANfest celebrates a féte with the Philippines on September 1 to 3, 2018 in downtown Vancouver! June 16 - 30, 2018 ONLINE www.philippineasiannews.com Volume 20 No. 12 Follow us on Tel #: (604) 588 6397 120th Philippine Independence Day UFCABC Gala See photos on Pages 18-20 Photo by Romy C. Colobong The United Filipino-Canadian Association in British Columbia celebrated the 120th Philippine Independence Day on its Gala Night on June 23rd at The Westin Bayshore, with Guest of Honour Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan, outgoing Phil. Consul General Neil Ferrer; UFCABC Pres. Joel Castillo & newly-elected officers: 1st Vice President - Rey Fortaleza; 2nd Vice President - Arcie Lim; Secretary- Janice Lozano; 1st Treasurer - Bert Parungao; 2nd Treasurer - Merlina Fayusal; Auditors - Agnes Uguil, Toto Sager; P R O - Mel Aritao,Nueva Vizcaya Story on Page 4 LOCAL NEWS Story on Page 5 SPORTS Story on Page 29 Abonita; Mayor Lucita Tan; Vancouver Councillor Hector Bremner; with special guest performances by Ms. Kuh Ledesma, Timmy Pavino, Celyna Sherst is insisting that she remains President of Jerrica Santos, Goldie, Russell The Filipino Association in British Columbia (FABC).Trinidad Figueroa; Program Director: ‘Trenee’ Lopez is claiming that she is the new President of Socorro Babes Newland the association. In the spirit of fairness, the Philippine Asian News Today (PNT) is running a statement by Sherst as well Details on Page 21 EVENTS as a press release issued by Lopez. Fight rages over FABC leadership Aritao Mayor Lucita Tan visits Vancouver Celyna Sherst Trenee Lopez The fight that started Pacquiao’s rise to fame