Quantcast
Home » byline

Kuwento

Salamin: A Filipino in America holds up a mirror

By
Salamin editor Third Paran with Ruben Nepales who is featured in the magazine's first issue. PHOTO/RICK GAVINO

In his wonderful essay collection, “Pinoy in America,’ Lorenzo Paran III pondered the typical dilemma of the expatriate Filipino.

Posted: June 6th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Kuwento

Before Dan Brown’s ‘gates of hell,’ the lustful Filipino rooster

By
photo sabong

Metro Manila Development Authority Chief Francis Tolentino is being ridiculed for writing a letter to Dan Brown, criticizing the bestselling author’s depiction of Manila in his novel, “Inferno,” as the “gates of hell.”

Posted: May 26th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Kuwento

To those who say Filipinos are stupid

By

Perhaps the stupidest reaction to the last Philippine elections came from people who concluded that, based on the outcome, Filipinos are really stupid.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Kuwento

Of mothers and nurses

By
Isabel Pimentel

The importance of mothers in the world became clear to me one afternoon a few years ago when my son made a choice during a brief visit to the hospital.   I expected he would pick me. Instead, he picked his mother.   He just had a minor procedure and the doctor said the surgery […]

Posted: May 11th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Kuwento

In Alex Padilla’s peace quest, a battle with extremes

By

Something Alex Padilla told me years ago makes it clear that he has the toughest job in government – but also the clearest sense of why that job is important.   “Two related truths I believe in on this matter are these,” he told me in a January 2011 email after he was named head […]

Posted: May 5th, 2013 in Blogs | Read More »

Advertisement
Advertisement
Marketplace