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Xyza Bacani’s HK journey passed through SF


Documentary photographer Rick Rocamora doesn’t not even know how to pronounce her name. In fact, he and Xyza Bacani have yet to meet face-to-face, even though they’ve become key players in an inspiring story about Filipino photography that’s been drawing attention worldwide.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

The Artist Abroad

Et tu, Ateneo?

Former first lady Imelda Marcos  FILE PHOTO

There she was, an imeldific Imelda beaming amidst smiling students, an honored guest recently of the Ateneo Scholarship Foundation, an appearance that generated outrage from several quarters, including many alumni. As a consequence, the university president, Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, apologized, saying that he was sorry “for the pain that this event may have caused” and that the Ateneo would “never forget the Martial Law years of oppression and injustice presided over by Ferdinand Marcos.”

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

Emil Amok!

LeBron’s message for Global Filipinos: It’s all about getting home


The world is deep, complex and serious. And news by its nature, is never really “good.” If it’s that “good,” it’s almost always really bad. To balance all that, we have sports. When it comes to the fun and games department in life, good news really is good news. Sports is our release and our proxy. [...]

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

Housing Asia’s booming population


By the end of 2014, elections will have been held in Bangladesh, Indonesia, India, Japan and hopefully Thailand. In 2016, the Philippines is set for its national elections where it will seat the 16th president of the Republic, along with several other key leaders.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Columns,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Bantay OCW

OFWs struggle to see their dying parents


His dying father’s wish was to see his son one last time.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »