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[OPINION] Why I distrust Solita Monsod’s ‘Why Filipinos distrust China’

Nov 30, 2018 - 9:00 AM

What the Monsod essay ‘boils down to’ is this: ‘We don’t trust China because we don’t trust Chinese and Chinese-Filipinos’ because, after all this time, and alas, we are still racists.

Why F. Sionil Jose may just be our Donald Trump, Part 2

Aug 08, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Even during the early to mid 1980s in the late Marcos era when capital flight was rampant most of the taipans stayed invested in the Philippines

Why F. Sionil Jose may just be our Donald Trump, Part 1

Aug 01, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Racists – including but especially the old ones – often see the world in black and white terms Real history however is a lot much grayer and complicated than what his jaded xenophobic mind wants us to believe

The lion princes of Divisoria

Feb 19, 2015 - 10:53 PM

The lion princes aren t after big earnings For them it s about a poor teenager s dream

Exploring my roots: A legacy shaped by hybrid traditions

Feb 19, 2015 - 3:00 PM

I oftentimes feel like the cultural equivalent of the Jack of all trades master of none because I dabble in a couple of traditions but I’m not fully immersed in any particular one

My Tsinoy dilemma

Jan 27, 2014 - 8:00 AM

What s the difference between a Chinese Filipino and Filipino Chinese?

Chinese chow in Lunar New Year

Jan 24, 2012 - 12:11 AM

See Manila s Chinatown through your stomach on the eve of Chinese New Year