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Seattle’s Filipino community grapples with ‘My Family’s Slave’
The story is a poignant account of the author’s family’s indentured servant, a Filipina named Eudocia Tomas Pulido who was referred to as “Lola” or “grandmother” in Tagalog. Tizon’s parents inherited Lola and they brought her with them from ...
Posted: May 26, 2017, 5:13 am
The hypocrisy in the protest against the Anti Distracted Driving Law
A hospital in the United States, in fact, even tried to bar Filipino staff from congregating and speaking in Tagalog. The ending to that story was, of course, a happy one for the plaintiffs in the inevitable lawsuit that ensued against the management of ...
Posted: May 26, 2017, 1:21 am
Military in Bicol, Southern Tagalog on red alert
LUCENA CITY, Quezon – All military forces in Bicol and Southern Tagalog regions have been placed on red alert status. Major Virgilio Perez, spokesperson of the Armed Forces Southern Luzon Command (Solcom), quoting Lt. General Ferdinand Quidilla, the ...
Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:03 pm
Scarlet Snow Belo counts in Filipino and Chinese and she’s simply irresistible!
Kho, Scarlet’s father is half Chinese. “Haaay. Yaya won’t let me eat until I count 1-10 in Tagalog and Chinese. Daddy, mommy, please come by home! I’m tired of counting again and again and again,” wrote the caption on her video publicly posted ...
Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:18 am
Trial and Error: How This British Expat is Teaching Young People to Embrace Failure
“I was too scared to fail,” the expat from Kirkbride, United Kingdom says. That idea was teaching Tagalog to expats like himself in the Philippines. Since moving to Manila in 2009, Smithson has since learned the language, not by studying books but by ...
Posted: May 24, 2017, 1:00 am
Filipino Actor Reveals He Is Deeply Affected By Lee Min Ho’s Enlistment
Among those fans is Tagalog voice actor AJ Constantino, who provided the voice for Lee Min Ho’s roles in Boys over Flowers and Legend of the Blue Sea. Constantino’s dream is to one day meet the actor who he lends his voice to.
Posted: May 23, 2017, 10:53 am
Hottie Alert: Past His Famous Last Name, Newbie Ethan Salvador Has Got So Much More To Offer
He's proof that patience is a virtue and hard work will take you places: After honing on his Tagalog skills (he used to have zero knowledge of Tagalog) and building his confidence, he finally got into Star Magic. "You build that tough skin, you build that ...
Posted: May 22, 2017, 10:44 pm
Magnitude 3.6 quake jolts Southern Tagalog
MANILA, Philippines - A magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattled parts of Southern Tagalog yesterday, but did not cause any damage, state seismologists said. The epicenter of the tremor, which occurred at around 5:53 a.m., was located around eight kilometers ...
Posted: May 22, 2017, 11:54 am
WATCH: Tagalog Version of Goblin’s Official Soundtrack Goes Viral
A Tagalog version of the official soundtrack of Goblin, a Korean drama which premieres on ABS-CBN is currently making rounds online. The Tagalog version of the official soundtrack of Goblin continues to dominate on social media with thousands of views already.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 2:29 am