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It’s What I Do: Milanie Sanchez Regalado
Sep18

It’s What I Do: Milanie Sanchez Regalado

Milanie Sanchez Regalado  Freelance News Presenter/ Reporter – Arabian Radio Network, UAE Correspondent – ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel Dubai, UAE       My job I work as a freelance news presenter/ reporter at Arabian Radio Network where I regularly write news copies and conduct interviews in both English and Tagalog.  I also present hourly newscasts for the first and leading Filipino radio station in the UAE, Tag...

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Artist Spotlight: Buhay Mendoza
Sep13

Artist Spotlight: Buhay Mendoza

  Visual artist Buhay Mendoza considers his art pop surrealist – a genre he loves for its playfulness and how it “signifies freedom and tickles creativity.”  According to him, his chosen specialty also allows his to maximize his strength as an artist.  Over and above that, Buhay says she considers art as his religion which gives him the sanity to appreciate all his blessings and makes him feel closer to God. For him, art is life,...

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My Pinoy Life in Sydney
Aug31

My Pinoy Life in Sydney

Robert Monico A. Gualberto Jr.   Can you briefly recount briefly why you moved there? I arrived here in October 2011. The primary reason why I moved to Sydney is to study Culinary Arts at Le Cordon Bleu (LCB). I chose Australia because this is the only branch of LCB that offers industry placement, which is similar to what they call in the Philippines as OJT or on-the-job-training. Once we are finished, we will be LCB graduates,...

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Keeping up with Congen: Are Filipinos too kind to a fault?
Aug28

Keeping up with Congen: Are Filipinos too kind to a fault?

By Con Gen Paul Raymund Cortes     There are an estimated half a million Filipinos in the gem of the Middle East, Dubai. Compared to Dubai, however, there are not as many Filipinos in Istanbul. In a megalopolis of 15 million souls, the Filipino population of just around 3000 are almost invisible, inconspicuous. Just as our experience in Budapest some 20 years ago taught us, locals are genuinely amazed and pleasantly surprised...

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FEME Connect: business with a purpose
Aug21

FEME Connect: business with a purpose

Typical businesses exist with the sole objective of generating profit.  Then there are those enterprises that have been created to support a specific advocacy to benefit people, while making financial gains. FEME Connect is one of those ventures.     FEME Connect is a social enterprise developed by Joanna Morales, Rachel Los Banos, Christine Esguerra and Leilanie Garcia – batch mates under the Ateneo School of Government in...

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