Mark of Four Waves

Mark of Four Waves

Before Spain conquered the Philippines, the numerous indigenous tribes distinguished themselves from each other by marking their bodies with tattoos, or batek.  

Read More

Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

Tempting fate? Here's a look at Filipino "folk beliefs."

Read More

Circumcision: Writhe of Passage

Circumcision: Writhe of Passage

A rite of passage that generations of Filipino men had to endure

Read More

A Bead in Time Saves a Tradition

A Bead in Time Saves a Tradition

Young Kalinga women recycle plastics to preserve bead-wearing tradition.

Read More

Motherland: Sweating the Small Stuff

Motherland: Sweating the Small Stuff

A French-born balikbayan and his friend fight corruption one fixer at a time.

Read More

The Weeping Statue of Mary in Odlot

The Weeping Statue of Mary in Odlot

A statue of Saint Mary in a remote town in Northern Cebu sometimes sheds tears before the occurrence of major disasters.

Read More

Our Christmas Table

Our Christmas Table

What Filipinos love to eat during the holiday season.

Read More

Portrait of the Filipino as Dance

Portrait of the Filipino as Dance

At “Danced Creation” in Vienna, Filipinos give an international audience a glimpse of what makes us tick.

    

Read More