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The changing of the guard


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“LOOKING Forward,” by Gilda Cordero Fernando

How times have changed! Some theories, once accepted as fact in my lifetime, have been debunked. In pre-history studies: The once very popular “Waves of Migration” theory of Dr. Otley Beyer—first Negritos, then Indonesians, then Malays—according to later anthropologists, is just too simplistic.

Posted: June 9th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Our native ‘slanguage’


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“BLUEBEARD’S Wife” ART BY GCF

As may be obvious by now, I have rediscovered the top shelf of my Filipiniana cabinet and am enjoying my stash of old dictionaries. After Spanish and Chinese loan words, it is now our own Filipino slang.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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