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Desert Rose: A Love Letter to the Filipina in the Middle East
Mar23

Desert Rose: A Love Letter to the Filipina in the Middle East

By Nicholo Jallores Dear Maria, You are a curious beauty – a flower that bloomed in a tropical country, uprooted and repotted in an arid desert land. That you remain moist with hope and swollen with affection is a testament to your integrity and character. You stay abloom: a succulent fruit in an environment where women tend to be desiccated like dates, or robbed of all sweetness like pickles. You are a woman like no other, so the...

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Dove Friends at Illustrado Day of Sisterhood
May08

Dove Friends at Illustrado Day of Sisterhood

Look who’s friends with Dove! Illustrado threw a community event for Filipinas from all walks of life in the UAE on the 6th of April 2012 at the Almas Tower, Jumeirah Lake Towers area, Dubai.  Dubbed the Day of Sisterhood (DOS), the day affair dedicated to celebrating “Pinay power” saw a gathering of 400 Filipinas who came together for a whole day of learning and bonding. Seen here are Dove Friends celebrating their...

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