Two Filipinas abroad are giving back to the Philippines through a scholarship grants for STEM students.
#FiestaFilipinas Virtual Celebration: A Reverse Balikbayan Box for OFWs
Coming home meant a lot of things. It meant enjoying the warm seas and burning sunshine. It meant fresh seafood and ripe mangoes. But mostly, coming home meant family.
Better Days Ahead: Pandemic Through the Eyes of a Tarlaqueña College Student
A 20-year-old college student from Tarlac remains hopeful amidst the health and economic crisis, seeing signs of better days ahead.
Kabuhayan ng OFWs sa Doha, Walang Katiyakan Ngayong Pandemya
Kahit ang mga expat hired ng gobyerno ng Qatar ay hindi sigurado sa kanilang trabaho dahil sa pandemya.
Stay-at-Home Parenting in the Time of COVID-19
A call for awareness and more empathy for stay-at-home parents taking on more tasks brought about by the pandemic
In Post-Lockdown France, Filipino Scientist Hopes for A ‘Better Normal’
A Filipino scientist in the French Alpine City of Grenoble reflects on embracing the ‘better normal’ after the lockdowns.
Breathtaking Bhutan: Himalayan Kingdom Frozen in Time
While the world continues to reel from the devastating pandemic, Bhutan proves to be a success story in fending off the deadly virus.
Pangungulila at Pag-iisa sa Panahon ng Corona
‘Nakita ko ang isang mukha ng bansang ito na kadalasang naikukubli ng matataas at mararangyang gusali’
New Normal in Dubai: A Test of Survival
Thousands of OFWs in the Middle East were repatriated back home but many are still in the game.
New Normal in Denmark: Breathing Through Crisis in Utopia
Denmark is the first European country to reopen schools and is regarded as an international leader in COVID-19 response.
New Normal in the Netherlands: Escaping the City and Into the Wild
Our Global Editor Hon Sophia Balod explores how the Filipinos in the Netherlands are coping with the pandemic protocols. This is the first installment of our New Normal Series.
Madagascar: Brothers at Sea
It was a Sunday treat: a gentle tropical breeze skimmed over the glassy waters of Nosy Be, at the north-west tip of Madagascar; there was barely a cloud decorating the picturesque island. It was a good day to explore. I wanted to learn from locals about Malagasy reality and how they build their lives from…
News reports presently paint a different picture of Paris, one of the world’s most visited cities. On November 13, 2015, French President François Hollande declared a state of emergency after multiple terrorist attacks claimed the lives of more than 120 people and left 200 more with injuries. The scale of the attacks was so massive that it has…
Ang Romansa Ko sa Bangkok
Isang karagatan lang ang pagitan ng Maynila at Bangkok. Wala pang anim na oras ang biyahe sa eroplano para marating ang kapitolyo ng kaharian ng Thailand na tinuguriang City of Angels. Pero kung pagkukumparahing maigi, tila milya-milya na ang pagitan ng dalawang syudad. Wala na sa hinagap ko kung kailan ko nakilala ang Bangkok. Sa apat…
Siem Reap, Cambodia: Kingdom of Wonder
There is something about Siem Reap, Cambodia. When dusk falls, a warm, salty air hits your face; wind that probably comes from the stream that stretches in the middle of the road. The yellow light from lamp posts bounces off the water so as you ride a tuktuk, the flicker skips from the corner of…
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