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An undiscovered market

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By GREG B. MACABENTA Filipinas Magazine In October 2000, at a whole-day conference in New York organized by the Association of Asian American Advertising Agencies (A5), the forerunner of the Asian American Advertising Federation (3AF), “the business case for Asian American marketing” was the focus of discussion.

Para sa Tatay ko…

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By Gilberto G Reyes – “Mamatay ka din!” (You will die too!) – these were my father´s last words to me. Oh, do not get me wrong, my father is still alive in the Philippines. But two years ago, I brought into light his secret, his mistress for twenty years. Read more »

Ten Pinoys become Japanese following landmark SC ruling

Ten Filipino-Japanese children of Filipino mothers and Japanese fathers born out of wedlock have been granted the right to Japanese nationality according to the Japanese Supreme Court in a landmark ruling rendered on 4 June 2008, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday. Japan’s Supreme Court, voting 12-3, recently Read more »

Jamby left out of will, Collantes gets mansion

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via ManilaMail, MANILA – An inheritance feud threatens to erupt over the fabulous fortune left by Consuelo “Chito” Madrigal-Collantes, with no less than her niece, Senator Maria Ana Consuelo “Jamby” Madrigal questioning her being left out in the last will and testament of the late billionaire.

Online libel: Aussie blogger’s victims are helpless

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Update: Video Added By CARMELA FONBUENA – Early this month, Australian Brian Gorrell, 40, signed up for a free blog account. His blog—on stories about love, money, betrayal, violence, and crimes of the young party-going segment of Philippine society’s rich and famous—has since gripped hundreds of thousands, growing into an Read more »

Hala Bira!

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(Editor’s Note: We don’t get a lot of poem contributions and when we do, we don’t hesitate to share it right away.) Likha at titik ni Ka Noel Malicdem Proud to be an OFW Gusto ko lang ibahagi ang tulang ito Sa mga taong nakaupo sa Senado at kongreso Read more »