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Pinoy “bayong” to spark new export industry?

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By Aurelio A. Pena – What’s a “bayong” ? It’s just a simple woven flat basket made of buri, bamboo or rattan strips that grandma loves bringing around to the market when buying things for the kitchen.

The Pinoy bagets speak

By Danton Remoto The Association of Asian Social Science Research Councils takes credit for the conference whose papers have been collected in a book called Youth in Transition: The Challenges of Generational Change in Asia. Joseph H. Puyat of UP Diliman’s Department of Psychology draws a sketch of the Filipino Read more »

Philippines, Are you ready to Rumble?

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By Dennis Guillermo – We’ve waited for this for so long. The days, weeks, months, years, perhaps even lifetimes we all have waited for as a nation have finally wound down into mere hours. Yes, it’s been that long. Some people may perceive it to be just another big Read more »

Pinoy homosexuals unite to fight discrimination

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By TRINA A. LAGURA – Akbayan Rep. Risa Hontiveros-Baraquel and members of ‘Project Equality’ hold ‘equality’ posters to demand human rights protection for homosexuals. Various groups of lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) in the Philippines have closed ranks to fight what they consider as the pervasive evil that has Read more »

Foreclosure brings heartache, yes, but also healing

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By Julia Prodis Sulek – The power had been turned off. The house was empty. The bank was ready to take possession. But Rodney Reynolds didn’t want to leave.

Filipina Battles Top Chefs

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By Momar G. Visaya – For the past four seasons, Bravo’s Top Chef has created a cult and steady following among foodies, gourmands and fans of both food and television.

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