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How Marvel’s first featured Pinoy superhero can save society

By Jonathan Lansang/abs-cbn.com/ancx – The world could always use more heroes. Next month, the hero coming has Filipino comic book fans buzzing. Her name is Wave, and she is an all-new superhero from the Philippines created by Greg Pak and our very own Leinil Francis Yu. There isn’t much known Read more »

These vintage Italian posters prove Pinoy films were being screened in Europe as early as the ‘60s

By Jerome Gomez/abs-cbn.com – Three weeks ago, Archivo 1984 gallery at the La Fuerza compound in Makati screened the documentary Happy Days Are Here Again. It’s a Cirio Santiago production that weaves together many musical numbers from our big studio films from the 50s to the 70s, each segment introduced Read more »

What is Filipino architecture supposed to look like?

By Keena Vazquez/cnnphilippines.com – Where are you from?” For the last seven years I’ve spent living overseas, I’ve grown used to this question. I am one of those people whose eyes are of a nondescript shape and color and whose nose hints of diluted Western descent, but whose unbleached hair Read more »

The women who helped shape Philippine feminism

By Nads Esteva/cnnphilippines.com – Women’s Month is greeted with the approval of Rice Tariffication Bill, the reclamation projects in Manila Bay and the administration’s refusal to recognize the demands of contractual and underpaid laborers such as the protesting NutriAsia workers and Sumifru plantation workers in Liwasang Bonifacio. All these pressing Read more »

How to Retire in the Philippines

By Javier Simon/finance.yahoo.com – If you want to spend your retirement in year-round warmth with the backdrop of rain forests or beaches, the Philippines may be your ideal option. The cost of living in the Philippines dips significantly lower than it does in the U.S., and the government takes Read more »

McDonald’s Philippines serves up new Japanese-inspired menu items

via rappler.com – In case you haven’t heard, Mcdonald’s newest, much-hyped venture brings the flavors of the Land of the Rising Sun right onto our fastfood trays, and curious Filipino foodies are definitely not complaining. Starting Wednesday, February 27, Mcdonald’s is serving up a brand-new, limited edition Japanese-inspired menu of Read more »

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