In this era of bespoke trends, personal blogs, and selfies, it would be quite logical to assume that Filipinas finally have a healthy sense of self—that they now acknowledge their own beauty and think of themselves as being truly beautiful. However, this recently uncovered reality suggests otherwise:
Filipino food became a hot topic between two foreign bloggers who clashed about their views and experiences in trying out the country’s local cuisine.
By Lester G. Babiera
The Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) and 100 representatives of cultural communities nationwide have passed a resolution urging that every peace agreement and law be written in Filipino and the indigenous languages.
By Fr. Tito Caluag
More than 10 years ago, I met with a Filipino who had grown up abroad, his mother and his uncle, about the young man’s possible entry into Ateneo and be part of the Blue Eagles varsity team in the UAAP. We came to an agreement on how he would prepare for the entrance test and the team tryouts.
US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas Jr. joined the Filipinos in congratulating Megan Young for winning the Miss World 2013 title.