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Mrs. Carolina Custodio: a spark plug of garment recruitments

Mrs. Carolina Custodio: a spark plug of garment recruitments

Rod Cantiveros September 25, 2018 0

If there is one Filipino who was employed at the Department of Citizenship and Immigration who initiated the recruitment of Filipino garment workers in the Philippines in the middle 60’s, the name of Mrs.

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US billionaire philanthropist Soros claims Facebook and Google harm individuals, market innovation and democracy?

US billionaire philanthropist Soros claims Facebook and Google harm individuals, market innovation and democracy?

Rod Cantiveros February 6, 2018 0

Are the days of these IT giants numbered. The looming threats against the US IT giants like Facebook and Google have been lurking on the horizon.One of the latest move was felt during the

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Want to live longer? Or want to be a centenarian?

Want to live longer? Or want to be a centenarian?

Rod Cantiveros January 23, 2018 0

Want to live longer? Or want to be a centenarian? Resolutions are properly thought of and composed for a strict adherence. But sometimes, resolutions are broken as days go by. Would you like to

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Are all  refugee claimants treated equally?

Are all refugee claimants treated equally?

Rod Cantiveros March 21, 2017 0

There are fears that some outstanding cases might be left behind because of the influx of new claimants. The Friendly Manitoba has spread red carpet and extended open arms to the more than 200

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The power of a mother love…

The power of a mother love…

Rod Cantiveros February 21, 2017 0

Looking at a deficit of 3-28 in the third quarter, Tom Brady, a quarterback of the NFL New England Patriot, was strongly focused on winning the super bowl come what may. His mind, his

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Rod Cantiveros January 24, 2017 0

For this edition, the column offers a hodgepodge of news, comments and reviews. Miss Universe 2017: to showcase the slogan “It is Fun in the Philippines and at the same time, to show the

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The joys and pains of New Year’s resolutions

The joys and pains of New Year’s resolutions

Rod Cantiveros January 10, 2017 0

Goethe, a German writer, says: “We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves, otherwise we harden.” Yes, otherwise we harden like a solid asteroid! To address on what Goethe wrote, let us give you some

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The Religious meanings of the song: ” The Twelve Days of Christmas”

The Religious meanings of the song: ” The Twelve Days of Christmas”

Rod Cantiveros December 20, 2016 0

Never in our thoughts, as we sing every Christmas, that this iconic song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” has the rightful symbolism, making us more engaged in the celebration of sharing and giving. To

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Marcos’ darkest legacy continues to rub salt on the wounded county, resulting to a hard core divisiveness

Marcos’ darkest legacy continues to rub salt on the wounded county, resulting to a hard core divisiveness

Rod Cantiveros December 7, 2016 0

And as a consequence, a dark shadow of doubt has been lurking on Duterte’s governance to effect countless radical changes against poverty and corruption,the two landmark legacies of Marcos military regime Street democracy has

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Acid test of the polarization of the American election

Acid test of the polarization of the American election

Rod Cantiveros November 22, 2016 0

The historic fight between a seasoned politician and a businessman turned celebrity When the majority of Americans woke up on Wednesday morning, November 9, they were shaken by the changing political landmark when Donald

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