Almost Filipino: Sohini Datta
May02

Almost Filipino: Sohini Datta

Sohini Datta Originally from Kolkata, India. Almost Pinay! Almost Filipino, All Awesome!   HOW ARE YOU RELATED TO FILIPINOS? The first time I ever met a Filipino was when I started living with one. Danabelle is her name and all things creative is her game. She has been a very strong force in my life, from helping me build Ctrl.Alt.Dxb from scratch to feeding me Filipino sausages during a breakup. A lot of me wouldn’t function without...

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Illuminati: Vanity Unfair
Aug29

Illuminati: Vanity Unfair

By Krip Yuson A primary source of dispute it has been – well, okay, mild disagreement at best – between women and men — since cosmetics came to bless or plague humankind. How the gender from Venus takes so long to get ready to step out, while that from Mars waits with natural impatience or the unnatural practice of Zen. “But you knew the invite’s for 7, so why couldn’t you have calculated the time for prepping up?” The...

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About Pinays Take Charge
Apr11

About Pinays Take Charge

  The Pinays Take Charge campaign is an advocacy project of Illustrado in line with the Women of Substance endeavor created to contribute to Filipina empowerment. The project seeks, not only to create a more positive image for Filipinas in the region, but also to assist in addressing problems and concerns relevant to Filipinas.   The Pinays Take Charge Guidelines have been written to provide simple guidance specific to...

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Well Woman: Health Checks Every Woman Must Have
Mar30

Well Woman: Health Checks Every Woman Must Have

The Medical City Dubai’s Dr. Heidi K Regudo shares the most important health check every woman must have. BLOOD PRESSURE AND BODY MASS INDEX (BMI ) BMI is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. It is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health conditions such as hypertension (high blood pressure), heart disease and diabetes.According to Department of Health and Human Services on...

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Sino ka, Pinay? Beyond the Filipina Stereotype
May15

Sino ka, Pinay? Beyond the Filipina Stereotype

  Sino ka, Pinay?  Beyond the Filipina Stereotype By Karen Galarpe Photography By Alan Desiderio, Models – Tracy Javelona and Meg Arreza   Back in the early ‘90s while waiting for my turn at the immigration counter in Tokyo, the Filipina woman — my seatmate on the plane — in front of me seemed to be squirming. I could hear the immigration officer asking her the usual questions and asking the same things over and over...

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