Illustrado Faces Batch 11: Celebrating Filipino beauty and charm

Illustrado Faces Batch 11: Celebrating Filipino beauty and natural charm Sponsored by Liali Jewellery – Dubai Voting is now on!  Visit Illustrado Magazine on Facebook to support your favorites!     Alross R. Almoguerra Alross “Ots” Almoguerra is a 24-year-old Pinay based in Abu Dhabi. The youngest of two siblings, she has a knack for art, music and films.       Alvin Lauron Hawane Alvin “Jae Lau” Hawane...

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Power to the Pinoy: Goodbye, Mam-Ser.
Jun20

Power to the Pinoy: Goodbye, Mam-Ser.

POWER TO THE PINOY: Goodbye, Mam-Ser. By Lalaine Chu-Benitez   Hello, mam-ser!  Thank for coming mam-ser.  How are you doing mam-ser? Is it a ma’am or is it a sir, or is it both?  Foreigners are baffled.  But that’s just our kababayans being respectful.  The same kababayans, who, for the life of me, just can’t stop referring to me as “madame” (cringe), “ma’am” (sigh), or “miss” (hissss…). Part of our Filipino conditioning since...

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Filipino UAE: It’s What I Do
Nov29

Filipino UAE: It’s What I Do

Filipino UAE: It’s What I Do A peek at the lives of Filipino professionals in the UAE GEOFFREY SALATAN Business Travel Consultant Airlink International U.A.E. I have been working with Airlink International as a business travel consultant since 2006. As a business travel consultant, my typical day at work starts and ends with assisting passengers with their travel needs and booking queries. I’m often overwhelmed with calls till...

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Filipino UAE : It’s What I Do
Oct29

Filipino UAE : It’s What I Do

Filipino UAE : It’s What I Do A look at the lives of professional Filipinos in the UAE   MONA ASPRAH Event Director Being a people – person who is patient and a good problem-solver—that’s what it takes to be a goodevent organizer. In my line of work, I essentially act as the ambassador for client. I organize events to meet a certain objective such as organizing a conference or team building or to commemorate a life...

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Filipino UAE: It’s What I Do
Sep23

Filipino UAE: It’s What I Do

Filipino UAE: It’s What I Do Daniel Francis Maningas, Network Engineer – PHD Network Solutions, UAE Daniel Francis Maningas works as a network engineer for PHD Network Solutions UAE. To perform his job, he has to get his hands dirty, and probably his body, too. “I deal with wireless devices, network switches, cabling and configuration of network devices,” he explains. He spends most of his day crawling on all fours to...

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