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Sino ka, Pinay? Beyond the Filipina Stereotype
May15

Sino ka, Pinay? Beyond the Filipina Stereotype

Sino ka, Pinay?  Beyond the Filipina Stereotype By Karen Galarpe Photography By Alan Desiderio, Models – Tracy Javelona and Meg Arreza Back in the early ‘90s while waiting for my turn at the immigration counter in Tokyo, the Filipina woman — my seatmate on the plane — in front of me seemed to be squirming. I could hear the immigration officer asking her the usual questions and asking the same things over and over again. Then...

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BangonPilipinas: How Filipinos are helping other Filipinos rise
Dec31

BangonPilipinas: How Filipinos are helping other Filipinos rise

It has been said that the greater the heartbreak, the bigger the comfort. After Super Typhoon Yolanda ravaged parts of Visayas and Palawan in early November, the Filipino people proved this. Filipinos all over the world moved swiftly into action, buying, packing and distributing relief goods, and raising funds to help some 10 million Filipinos in 51 cities affected. Because Yolanda was not your ordinary typhoon, the measures to help...

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In Stitches
Dec26

In Stitches

Bt: Anna Oposa The list of global Filipinos just keeps growing. This month, Illustrado puts a spotlight on four Filipino-Americans who are leaving audiences in America and all over the world breathless from laughing: actor Alec Mapa, comedian Jo Koy, and filmmakers Stephen Dypiangco and Patrick Epino. Alec Mapa a.k.a. Ugly Betty’s Suzuki St. Pierre  San Francisco-born Alec Mapa has been entertaining audiences since he was in high...

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Where have all the men gone?
Dec05

Where have all the men gone?

By:  Excel V. Dyquiangco It’s a question we girls have asked our girlfriends and ourselves more than once. Where have all the single [straight] men gone? And where can we meet them?  In this month’s Illustrado, which is dedicated to men, we’re posing this question to a man for a change. Illustrado contributor  Excel V. Dyquiangco is put to the task and answers, with tongue in cheek. The Physical Set Ups We men are generally hikers. We...

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MVP for All Seasons
Nov25

MVP for All Seasons

By Krip Yuson  On that momentous afternoon of the last Ateneo-La Salle UAAP basketball match-up in September, I made the happy mistake of taking a wrong pedestrian turn from the basement of a parking building to get into Araneta Coliseum. I wound up at a special parking area that led right into the courtside seats, with no one stopping me despite my lack of a VIP or Media pass. As I strode on, a large vehicle came to a stop and...

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