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Amid online discord, Rogue Mag no longer publishing ‘new fiction’ by Miguel Syjuco

CARMELA G. LAPENA, GMA News Online Rogue Magazine will no longer publish an excerpt of fiction by Man Asian Prize winner Miguel Syjuco, amid controversy on social networking sites, and complaints from Syjuco himself. According to the award-winning Filipino writer and author of “Ilustrado”, Rogue had not obtained his Read more »

Carlos Celdran shares his thoughts on ‘Damaso’ and Philippine arts and culture

via gmanetwork.com – In September 2010, Carlos Celdran made headlines with his “Damaso” protest, where he entered the Manila Cathedral carrying a placard with the infamous Noli Me Tangere reference to protest the then Reproductive Health bill. He has since been known as an activist, but in his interview Read more »

Guggenheim Museum showcases Filipino artists in new exhibition

By Momar G. Visaya/Asianjournal – It’s not everyday that works of Filipino artists are displayed in major museums in America. We have seen works of both upcoming and established Filipino artists showcased at the Philippine Center or at various art galleries scattered all over the city, like acclaimed contemporary Read more »

Imelda Marcos’s Ex-Aide Charged in ’80s Art Theft

John Marshall Mantel for The New York Times Vilma Bautista, center, the former secretary to Imelda Marcos, left court on Tuesday with her lawyers. She is charged with conspiring to sell art masterpieces that were acquired by Mrs. Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines. By RUSS BUETTNER Read more »

PInoy Winifredo Camacho – E-Class Mercedes Benz designer

The DesignTalks lecture series which brings topflight Filipino designers to center stage opens its third year with world-renowned car designer Winifredo “Wini” Camacho on 7 January, 2012, 3PM at the Ayala Museum. Camacho is credited worldwide as the man behind the inspired designs of the Mercedes Benz E Class Read more »

61st Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards

By BEA CUPIN – The novel is alive and well in the Philippines, just going by the record number of entries that vied for The Carlos Palanca Memorial Award Grand Prize for the Novel. An Ateneo faculty member won in the Filipino division, while a San Diego-based writer got Read more »

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