Tag Archives: Filipino

August 12, 2016

Snap! Capture Filipino-Chinese ties in this photography contest

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From mooncakes in our fridge to lucky fortune cats on our desks, to fireworks and dragon dances on certain times of the year, there’s no denying that Chinese culture has been inculcated to Filipino culture. No one knows this better than the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. To celebrate the enduring Continue Reading


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August 5, 2016

Michael Christian Martinez: Ice Prince From the Tropics

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The face of the Philippines at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is none other than De La Salle table tennis varsity player Ian “Yanyan” Lariba. She won’t only be participating as a member of the Philippine team, but will also be the official flag bearer of the country’s delegation, giving her the honor of leading them Continue Reading


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July 27, 2016

Bon Appétit! Celebrate National Culinarians Day with these PeopleAsia chefs

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With Filipinos’ intense love for food, it’s a wonder why this special day of celebrating all things gastronomic isn’t more well known. In July, we celebrate National Culinarians Day, a day where we celebrate chefs, cooks, pastry makers and anyone and everyone with a talent and taste for cooking up wonderful culinary delights of all kinds. Whether it’s a Continue Reading


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July 26, 2016

The Dream Team: Benjie, Kobe and André Paras 

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With Kobe Paras’ recent admission to Jesuit college Creighton University in Nebraska after his controversial withdrawal from the University of California, Los Angeles, the Paras men have finally regained peace of mind. Throughout the whole ordeal, brothers Kobe and André and legend of a dad Benjie showed everyone what it was like to be family — what truly matters Continue Reading


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July 17, 2016

News Giant: Mike Enriquez

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Miguel “Mike” Enriquez has been recently quoted saying “Iba siya (He’s different)” when asked about his thoughts on President Duterte. People pay full attention when this news giant speaks his mind for good reason. Mike Enriquez has conquered both the airwaves as and the boob tube in his outstanding career as a news anchor. One Continue Reading


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July 15, 2016

On Display: The Pearl of the Orient by Clifford Espinosa

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Start with this thought: The task of leading a diverse people, scattered over 7,000 more than islands, now rests on the shoulders of our newly sworn-in officials. The burden of nation-building, however, rests on all Filipinos. This is why now more than ever, unity and love for country is paramount. It’s deep food for thought, Continue Reading


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June 29, 2016

Designed for success: Filipinos in Fashion

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And so, the Filipino does it again. And this time, it’s on the runways of Paris. Dubai-based Filipino designer Michael Cinco is the first ever Filipino in the 40-plus-year history of Paris Fashion Week to be cordially invited to showcase his collection at the most vogue event of the year. And Cinco wasn’t only invited Continue Reading


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June 10, 2016

Philippine pride on a plate: Where to eat on Independence Day

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There’s no better way to celebrate the ultimate Filipino holiday in a distinctively Filipino way – to eat, drink and be merry! Check out PeopleAsia’s Filipino restaurant picks whose stories, flavors and ambience are the perfect backdrop for Independence Day celebrations.  Savouring the Past: XO 46 Seeing as how so much of the country’s history is filled with colonial Continue Reading


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Men Who Matter #2: US Ambassador Philip Goldberg

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Men Who Matter #2: US Ambassador Philip Goldberg Whether it’s the 50 stars of the American flag or the three stars (and sun) of the Philippine flag, one will find all of them shining gloriously in the same sky nowadays. And this is largely due to the efforts of one respected diplomat. “People here are just Continue Reading


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June 7, 2016

Spectacular Mid-Year Auction 2016 at León Gallery

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León Gallery’s Spectacular Mid-Year Auction 2016 this June selects significant works that emphasize extremely sought-after art and artists, as well as noteworthy pieces that have added in vital Filipino identity. A number of prized pieces by renowned masters Fernando Amorsolo, Jose Joya and Ang Kiukok, as well as modern pieces by Ronald Ventura and Andres Barrioquinto, Continue Reading


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