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Filipino temporary workers in restaurant industry face a bleak future

Filipino temporary workers in restaurant industry face a bleak future

Rod Cantiveros

Federal Minister of Employment Jason Kenny bans hiring temporary workers in restaurants… Crisanta Noble, a 32 year old, is all smiles as she pours newly brewed coffee to a customer and says: “Fresh coffee

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Some apartments’ landlords love Filipinos as tenants!

Some apartments’ landlords love Filipinos as tenants!

Rod Cantiveros

Why apartments’ landlords are very selective for prospective tenants? And why some landlords do not put the sign “For Rent” even if there are vacancies in their apartments? According to some landlords, they want

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Turning piles of wood into livelihood: USTHS Batch 1969 donates 45 fishing boats to Gigantes Island and Estancia fishermen!

Turning piles of wood into livelihood: USTHS Batch 1969 donates 45 fishing boats to Gigantes Island and Estancia fishermen!

Rod Cantiveros

Heartbreaking scene after Yolanda (Haiyan, international code) devastated the fishing villages of Gigantes Island and Estancia in the province of Iloilo: houses were broken down, coconut and trees were uprooted from mother earth, fresh

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Filipinos shine as a Nobel Peace Prize winner; Oscar’s best original  song; Sochi’s heroes!

Filipinos shine as a Nobel Peace Prize winner; Oscar’s best original song; Sochi’s heroes!

Rod Cantiveros

It is heartwarming to know some Filipinos have been receiving prestigious awards and recognition in their fields of interest.It helps boast our image in the international arena and thus, their outstanding achievements have become

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Charitable mission: person to person; and face to face with the less fortunate kababayans

Charitable mission: person to person; and face to face with the less fortunate kababayans

Rod Cantiveros

Charity or helping the less fortunate and marginalized individuals is very addictive to most people. And more so, if you are giving alms or help personally and see the recipients face to face, such

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Canadians open their hearts and wallets, in many ways; Canadian Red Cross Update:

Canadians open their hearts and wallets, in many ways; Canadian Red Cross Update:

Rod Cantiveros

It took a super typhoon Haiyan to witness the tremendous outpouring of helps and assistance from the millions of Filipinos abroad, Canadians from all walks of lives, from more than 43 countries including our

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Time Magazine article brings total engagement to raise fund for cancer cure!

Time Magazine article brings total engagement to raise fund for cancer cure!

Rod Cantiveros

I have never read an article on cancer for more than 9nth times. Each time I read, I put the message into my hearts; and each time I read, I am totally overwhelmed for

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Would the newly minted leader bring back the lost political fortune of the Liberal Party?

Would the newly minted leader bring back the lost political fortune of the Liberal Party?

Rod Cantiveros

Spring is in the air; and it is also evident at the Liberal party planet where a new leader will inject a new and invigorating adrenalin to make the party alive and ready to

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Christmas is for children

Christmas is for children

Rod Cantiveros

Suddenly last Friday, December 14, within two minutes, twenty children lost their lives,almost twelve days before Christmas. They were innocent, young, with big dreams and full of life. That Friday would be their another

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