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Re-branding the Image of the Filipino
Feb10

Re-branding the Image of the Filipino

By Didi Paterno-Magpali  Changing stereotypes take time. But these women say that with the right packaging and mindset, the Filipino image can be positively re-branded. Most every Filipino can remember the uproar that ensued when the Oxford English Dictionary included in its definition of Filipina “a nanny or maid”.  The nation went up in arms to complain and fight for their honor. An editorial by the Philippine Center for Journalism...

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Onli in da Pilipins: I, Pinay
Mar05

Onli in da Pilipins: I, Pinay

By Aby Yap Hey Blood Sister, repeat after me! I, (insert name), who hails from any of the 7,107 islands (during low tide) of the Philippines, acknowledge that we come in all shapes and sizes with various quirks (read: pagka-loka-loka) and goals. Despite our differences, however, we’re bonded by our fancy for endless tsika and showbiz tsismis, especially when trooping to the ladies’ room. We share varying degrees of annoyance when...

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