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A Funky Asian Party in Bur Dubai? Illustrado Got It SceneZoned at Miss Wáng
Jul18

A Funky Asian Party in Bur Dubai? Illustrado Got It SceneZoned at Miss Wáng

A Funky Asian Party in Bur Dubai? Illustrado Got It SceneZoned at Miss Wáng.   We found a totally unexpected new funky hangout spot just in the middle of Bur Dubai and it was amazing!   When you think about the Mankhool area, the first thing that probably goes to your head is “Old Dubai” where residents sit down until the wee hours to sip a milk heavy cup of karak chai and smoke shisha. But the place has a lot more to offer!...

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KEEPING UP WITH CONGEN: New Routes Ahead
Jan23

KEEPING UP WITH CONGEN: New Routes Ahead

NEW ROUTES AHEAD by Philippine Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes 2016 was an exciting year for the country — the campaign, the elections, President Duterte’s first few months in office, the newfound confidence of our people in government and in our leadership, and the euphoria of a people who finally have a leader they truly liked and were mesmerized with – one whom they were willing to follow to wherever he deemed it worthy. The...

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PHL Consulate General in Dubai Holds Photo “Chiaroscuro Art & Style” Photo Exhibit of Filipino Fashion Photographer Eros Goze
Nov04

PHL Consulate General in Dubai Holds Photo “Chiaroscuro Art & Style” Photo Exhibit of Filipino Fashion Photographer Eros Goze

  PHL Consulate General in Dubai Holds Photo “Chiaroscuro Art & Style” Photo Exhibit of Filipino Fashion Photographer, Eros Goze The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai, in collaboration with the Filipino Ladies of Dubai, successfully held a Photography Exhibit titled “Chiaroscuro Art & Style” featuring Eros Goze at the Rizal Hall, Philippine Consulate on September 01. Over 150 members of the Filipino Community, media,...

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Parental Woes: The Difficulty of Letting Go
Sep21

Parental Woes: The Difficulty of Letting Go

  Parental Woes: The Difficulty of Letting Go By Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes Our oldest boy turned 18 this year and life in the university beckons. It’s time for him to build the foundations that would define his future in his terms, or so we said. During his senior high school years, my wife and I were heavily involved in the process of helping him choose a major, patiently detailing for him the pros and cons of each...

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#MoveOnPilipinas
Jun22

#MoveOnPilipinas

  #MoveOnPilipinas By Consul General Paul Raymond Cortes   My country just ended a month-long campaign to entice registered Filipino voters in Dubai and the Northern Emirates to participate in 2016’s Presidential elections. Every six years, Filipinos across the globe choose their leaders through what is possibly one of Asia’s, even the world’s, most frenzied democratic processes. The particular election year seemed quite...

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