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How Filipino talent continues to bring magic to HK Disneyland

By Rony Fortich/Philippine Daily Inquirer – In 2005, I was one of hundreds of Filipinos auditioning for a job at Hong Kong Disneyland. I didn’t have to dance or sing, but the nerves and nausea were still there. You see, my audition for musical director was to run the Read more »

Typical Pinoy Hong Kong holiday

By Michael G. Yu – When Filipinos make trips to Hong Kong, they normally spend just 3 to 5 days in the city. That really isn’t much time to see everything that the city has to offer. The question, though, is whether most Pinoys want to see everything in Read more »

Masbate’s cowboy festival is Pinoy and wildly western all at the same time

By Amanda Lago/GMANews – For most people, the cowboy is a foreign, distinctly all-American symbol. What usually comes to mind is John Wayne, the Marlboro Man, Buffalo Bill, the Wild West. But for the people of Masbate in Bicol, the cowboy is more familiar than foreign. As the Philippine’s Read more »

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 »

Philippines aims to be Earth Hour Hero Country for 5th year

By Dexter Rodrigo Matilla/philstar.com – The Philippines aims to establish further its title as Earth Hour Hero Country as it joins the world event Earth Hour 2013 on March 23. At 8:30 p.m. on that date, many of the nation’s iconic landmarks are expected to dim their lights in what Read more »

EDSA na naman?

By DLS Pineda/he Philippine Star – Amajority of our country’s population is now comprised of individuals born after 1986. At best, whatever knowledge we, aged 27 and below, have of what went on at EDSA and martial law comes from books, classroom discussions, or personal accounts of our elders. Read more »