Love for the Philippines: The Foreign Side
Jun21

Love for the Philippines: The Foreign Side

By Paolo Benitez Filipinos are known to be some of the most adaptable people on earth. With over 10 million Pinoys working abroad, you can almost guarantee a Pinoy in every country. Mga Kababayan, our love for the motherland is never ending, and that’s a given. We all look forward to going home in the summer, seeing our family and friends and breathing in that provincial air. And while away, we all speak of our country with a certain...

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Keeping up with the Con Gen: Is it really Pinoy Pride?
Jul28

Keeping up with the Con Gen: Is it really Pinoy Pride?

Is it really Pinoy Pride? By Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes   In general, when around other ethnicities, Filipinos tend to be extremely coy about what they can achieve or what they can contribute in the international community. They are meek and modest about their credentials and would rather take on a supporting role in their work environments, wary about being perceived as one of those loathed grandstanding know-it-all...

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Pinoy Pride: 5 Things Filipinos Need to Get Rid Of to be Truly Free
Jul12

Pinoy Pride: 5 Things Filipinos Need to Get Rid Of to be Truly Free

THE NEW LIBERATED: How to be a Filipino, truly free By Nicholo Jallores Just what does it mean when a Filipino is referred to as “liberated?” Used to be that the word “liberated” carried a sinister connotation amongst Filipinos. Before, to be “liberated” suggested promiscuity and wobbly morals; a degradation of the traditional social values that were associated with the Filipino family archetype. To be “liberated” was to be...

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