San Lorenzo Ruiz in America

San Lorenzo Ruiz in America

Find out why San Lorenzo Ruiz is the patron saint of the Filipino diaspora.

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How Maryknoll-Miriam College Empowered Alums

How Maryknoll-Miriam College Empowered Alums

Empowerment was yet to become the vision and the battle cry of the nascent women’s movement. We were there to learn, and indeed we were educated, in and out of the classroom.

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The Happy Home Cook: Oyster Mushroom Escargot

The Happy Home Cook: Oyster Mushroom Escargot

The first time I heard about Escargot was when I was a kid, probably around ten years old, dining with my family at a seafood restaurant in the Philippines. Over there, we would refer to Escargot as Ginataang Kuhol which means “Snails in Coconut Milk.”

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What a ‘Bird of Prey’ Can Teach Humans

What a ‘Bird of Prey’ Can Teach Humans

Find out how a documentary film and a family of Philippine Eagles can restore hope in nature and humanity.

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Our Filipina ‘Vietnam Idol’

Our Filipina ‘Vietnam Idol’

Meet Janice (Buco) Phương, the Filipina “Vietnam Idol”

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The Happy Home Cook: No-Churn Ube Ice Cream

The Happy Home Cook: No-Churn Ube Ice Cream

A smuggled summer treat from Budapest's Barako Kávéház

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Gina Ortiz Jones: ‘The Promise of America is Worth Fighting For’

Gina Ortiz Jones: ‘The Promise of America is Worth Fighting For’

Texas Fil-Am Gina Ortiz Jones, who lost by a hairline in her last race for the U.S. Congress is running once more.

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Opinion: Rapist-Murderer Ex-Mayor Has Friends in High Places

Opinion: Rapist-Murderer Ex-Mayor Has Friends in High Places

How was it possible for the perpetrator of a rape-murder that shocked the Philippine nation, to be slated for release, despite a life sentence?

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Halo-Halo? In Hungary?

Halo-Halo? In Hungary?

Find out the story behind Barako Kávéház, the only source of halo-halo in Budapest.

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The Happy Home Cook: Binagoongang Adobo (Adobo in Shrimp Paste)

The Happy Home Cook: Binagoongang Adobo (Adobo in Shrimp Paste)

It has never occured to me that I can enjoy two popular Filipino dishes — binagoongan and adobo — fused into what I initially thought was an odd single recipe.

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