Fil-Ams: I, Filipino
Dec05

Fil-Ams: I, Filipino

Photography Irvin Rivera – Graphics Metropolis No crisis of identity here. Filipino is as Filipino feels. The Philippines, perhaps more than any other Southeast Asian country, has always been about diversity. Even more, as our people scatter all over the world. Our community is a quintessential melting pot of cultures, beliefs, and idiosyncrasies. We are not one boring blanket of color. We are a rich and vibrant tapestry. We were born...

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Filipino USA: My Pinoy Life in Houston, Texas
May26

Filipino USA: My Pinoy Life in Houston, Texas

Filipino USA: My Pinoy Life in Houston, Texas SOCORRO PASCO I have been living here in Houston since 1983. We moved here from Silay City, Negros to join my mother who was working as a nurse here. I love Houston; it’s a beautiful city, the fourth largest city in the US and covers an area of over 50 miles. There are over 4 million people living here. It is also known for having the largest medical center in the world, thus, the...

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It’s What I Do
Feb24

It’s What I Do

Mylene Escano Head of Abu Dhabi Sports Programming Abu Dhabi Media (Abu Dhabi TV)   I am in charge of a variety of areas including sports programming acquisition for free-to-air and PayTV channels,  9 channels all in all. I also cover sublicensing,  conduct short  and long  term planning, onsite coverage operations, draft channel budget/strategies and maintain other standard policies & protocol for sports programming. My work...

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Filipino Designer: Oliver Tolentino
Oct15

Filipino Designer: Oliver Tolentino

Anna Paquin in an Oliver Tolentino pink wool linen cocktail dress with peplum was a winning moment not just for the Academy Award winning actress famous for her role in the TV series True Blood, but also for Filipino designer Oliver Tolentino. The gown, which Paquin wore for an alternative cover for ZOOEY magazine’s April-May 2012 issue, made Tolentino the third designer of Filipino descent ever to dress an Oscar winning...

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