Rappler's latest stories on Filipino Culture
'Kapag nawalan ng rap ang masa, mababawasan ng pupuna. Kapag nawalan ng rap ang masa, mas kakaunti ang mga magmumulat.'
'Content producers of Pinoy BL series still have a responsibility to be more inclusive'
'The quintessential Philippine garden is a product of global connections that started more than a thousand years ago'
'We don’t lack discipline. One can see that easily enough in many Filipinos who move to other countries and adjust to new rules rather speedily. We need better governance for a start.'
'Getting judged for my tattoos wasn’t as bad or as traumatic as that of folks discriminated against for their gender or disability. But perhaps there’s that common feeling, the feeling of self-denial.'
It's been quite a ride for the site where artistic, religious, and naughty spirits are known to mingle
The Filipino language is currently being offered at Humboldt University
What pamahiins do you follow when someone passes away?
The Ormoc City government implements cultural mapping techniques to preserve the city's heritage and promote the development of its local arts and culture
Has the Filipino tradition of gift-giving and treating friends and family gone too far?
What does protecting built heritage like Intramuros have to do with being Filipino? We talk to Intramuros Administration chief Guiller Asido about how the ancient Walled City is keeping up with modern times.
'Being a Filipino does not end with preferring English over Filipino, nor choosing hamburgers over sinigang, but rather ends when we have forgotten that we have our own literature, culture, and heritage to the point where we abandon it'
How does one call people appropriately these days? When is dear acceptable? Or for that matter bok ?
Lasco: Colonialism changed the way we looked at our faces and noses
I believe his views on Cultural Revolution and Purification will set us back from being participants in a globally connected creative world
If kapwa is so central to the Filipino experience then why do we see so little of it in our everyday lives?
This problem demands a lot of soul searching Pasig Bishop Mylo Hubert Vergara tells Rappler at the International Eucharistic Congress
We are told about the wonderful things that happen when we make it out of our own country but never once told how much it will hurt to lose our home
SIGABO promotes Filipino art culture and literature through the Sabayang Pagbigkas
Take this quiz to find out which “foodie tribe” you belong to
Watch our roundtable discussion on food and health held Thursday July 16
If we are hard wired to behave as we do because of our geography and historical experience what does the future hold for us? Are we hopeless as a nation?
As I’ve grown older I’ve realized not only how complicated and nuanced a Filipino’s identity is but also how understanding it is more than an exercise in navel gazing
Is tardiness truly cultural and therefore endemic to a particular country? Is there no way for Filipinos to arrive on time?
What other racist or sexist remarks did you hear as a child or said during playtime? Would you correct your child now if you heard it from them?
Clarisse was drawn to coffee because it is easily accessible and aesthetically because it mutates into various shades of brown the color of Filipinos
Are you still tuned in? Join our conversation on November 15 4pm
Personal hygiene figures highly in the Filipinos’ list of priorities along with mobile phones and Internet access
There are an estimated 3 000 Filipino cultural associations in the US alone What if more of these groups became hubs of transnational action and engagement?
Is there irony in defying your culture s standards and embracing its heritage at the same time? One woman shares her tale
What are reunion rants and raves? Join our conversation on January 17 at 3PM
Our title fetish is indicative of the social inequality and resulting patronage that plague Philippine society
I find it baffling and ironic how white skin is seen as the ‘holy grail’ of skin tones
Chilean ambassador and his wife embark on goodwill project to affirm Filipino warmth
I feel more Filipino abroad than I do back home but I use that point of view to my advantage
Critic tells the Supreme Court exposing next generation to RH law means going the way of the US: teenagers having multiple sex partners