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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 »

7 Pinoy-made Christmas gift ideas for less than ?500

By Ella Rivera/cnnphilippines.com – Christmas is fast-approaching, and finding a good gift at an affordable price can be difficult to manage. If you’re trying to live consciously, participating in buying mass-produced products can feel wasteful. Luckily, we now have better options — local businesses and social enterprises alike are coming Read more »

90-year-old great-grandfather finally graduates from high school in Philippines

THE INQUIRER/ ASIA NEWS NETWORK – It was in March 1941 when Jose Gaitan Gandecela graduated from A. Marisol Elementary School in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. He was all set for continued studies – until the flames of World War II spread to the Asia-Pacific region in December that year. His Read more »

Filipino Chocolate Brand Auro Just Opened Its First International Boutique In Tokyo

By Cheryl Tiu/forbes.com – Auro Chocolate is a proudly Filipino bean-to-bar company that sources their cacao from farming communities in Davao, Philippines. They have been making waves not only for their quality (at the 2018 Academy of Chocolate Awards in London last July, they won bronze for their 70% Read more »