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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 »

Filipino novel “America Is in the Heart” joins prestigious Penguin Classics roster

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By Glenn Diaz/CNNPhilippines – Being “recovered” is not new to Carlos Bulosan and his oeuvre. Virtually ignored in his home country during his lifetime, the Binalonan, Pangasinan native gained renewed attention in the 1970s following the republication of his magnum opus “America Is in the Heart” in 1973 by the Read more »

Survey finds that Filipino companies are not accepting of LGBTQ+

By Chang Casal/cnnphilippines.com – For years now there has been a general consensus regarding Filipinos’ attitudes towards the LGBTQ+: tolerant, but not really accepting. While much has been written about how the Philippines can move forward in bridging that gap between tolerance and acceptance — the biggest step being the Read more »

Celebrating Filipino Christmas traditions digitally

By Angelica Villanueva/manilastandard.net – With only a few days away from the most wonderful time of the year, the streets are already bright with sparkling lights and the air is filled with Christmas music. Time flies so fast we can’t help but wonder: Hasn’t been only a few Read more »