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Filipino Chocolate Brand Auro Just Opened Its First International Boutique In Tokyo

By Cheryl Tiu/forbes.com – Auro Chocolate is a proudly Filipino bean-to-bar company that sources their cacao from farming communities in Davao, Philippines. They have been making waves not only for their quality (at the 2018 Academy of Chocolate Awards in London last July, they won bronze for their 70% Read more »

Filipino children’s books are now talking about ‘taboo’ topics

By Anna Bueno/cnnphilippines.com – In “Dalawa ang Daddy ni Billy,” a new children’s book published by Tahanan Books for Young Readers, Billy is bullied by classmates for having two fathers. “Sabi ni Jay, sabi daw po ng nanay niya bakla daw po kayong dalawa ni Papa kaya bakla din daw Read more »

In pre-colonial Philippines, we already had kinilaw and corpses smoked tobacco

By Portia Ladrido/cnnphilippines.com – The quest for a distinct Filipino identity never seems to perish. There are various analyses, dialogues, literature, and works of art that always seek to answer the question: What makes a Filipino? As a country infused with colonial practices for most of its recorded history, the Read more »

Bongga! More Filipino words now in Oxford English Dictionary

By Frank Cimatu/rappler.com – As the election season starts in the country, what better way to welcome it than having the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) include one of the most popular Filipino word in politics? “Trapo” is one of the 1,400 words, senses, and phrases included in the 2018 edition Read more »

8 Pinoy comic book creators at the New York Comic Con

By Anton Holmes/cnnphilippines.com – Every October, the best and brightest pop culture icons flock the Jacob K. Javits Center to attend the New York City Comic Con. Now on its 13th year, the event brings together celebrities, authors, writers, artists and fans from all over the world. The growing comic Read more »

90 terno designs to be showcased in new exhibit

By CNN Philippines Life Staff – Being a country of many different groups and cultures, the Philippines has a variety of native dresses, from the baro’t saya of the Tagalogs and Visayans to the malongs of the Mindanaoans. But one dress stands out for its unique history and evolution through Read more »

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