Rod Cantiveros
The Republic of Adobo

by Rod Cantiveros
rod@filipinojournal.com

Duterte awakens the sleeping  Philippine social volcano

Duterte awakens the sleeping Philippine social volcano

Rod Cantiveros

The Philippine social volcano is ready to erupt. It might be worse than the infamous Mt. Pinatubo when it exploded and covered many provinces, cities and towns by lahar. This social volcano has been

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PC blue tsunami covers Manitoba, engulfs the NDP orange, and  tickles the Liberal red…

PC blue tsunami covers Manitoba, engulfs the NDP orange, and tickles the Liberal red…

Rod Cantiveros

Oh what a memorable Tuesday night, to see how the Manitoba Progressive Conservatives covered most of the seats with blue, making the NDP orange on the sideline, and the Liberal red, a minority. Unbelievably,

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A lesson to learn from a 6-year old orphan who  makes people smile as reported by CBS

A lesson to learn from a 6-year old orphan who makes people smile as reported by CBS

Rod Cantiveros

Have you smiled today? I guess not! Lately, a CBS News host at the end of his broadcast, in the Facebook YouTube with more than 35 million views, told a story of a 6-year

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Merry Christmas or Happy Holiday?

Merry Christmas or Happy Holiday?

Rod Cantiveros

Looking around and visiting the malls or supermarkets, “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Holidays” greetings have become staples in the promotional displays. While some big box stores have prominent display of Christmas decorations, slogans and

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The Ugly heads of racism thrive along ethnic lines?

The Ugly heads of racism thrive along ethnic lines?

Rod Cantiveros

The recent issue of Maclean’s magazine carried a six-page article which has revealed the ugly heads of racism in Winnipeg. The front cover of the magazine would provoke a negative reaction, an outburst of

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Pope Francis is the pope of the people!

Pope Francis is the pope of the people!

Rod Cantiveros

With more than six millions devotees who braved the rain and cold at the Luneta papal mass, Pope Francis has become the religious fortitude, an inspiration and powerful moving spiritual father of more than

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What’s in store for 2015?

What’s in store for 2015?

Rod Cantiveros

The shadow of 2014 is still in our backyard, vanishing its memories into the nothingness as the hopes and wild expectations of the 2015 have been creeping into our consciousness. No doubt we are

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Christ is in Christmas, a celebration of Hope, Love, Peace and Joy

Christ is in Christmas, a celebration of Hope, Love, Peace and Joy

Rod Cantiveros

Radio and televisions programs, countless Christmas carols are sung by many popular singers, from Bing Crosby to Michael Buble’; the malls and the stores are teeming with people, days closer to the Christmas Day,

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Changing political climate is coming and expect more excitement in the coming years!

Changing political climate is coming and expect more excitement in the coming years!

Rod Cantiveros

Now that the civic political dust has settled and the winners are facing the challenges on how to run the city, majority of the Winnipeggers have been looking forward for a much better decision

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