Ernie Agtarap

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The invisible Pinoy in New York City

I live in New York City. It is a city of dizzying extremes, the magnificence of human accomplishment as exhilarating as the grinding poverty and …

Juan Tamad Game App, a Juan-derful Pinoy Folklore Digital Revival

Gotta hand it to the people at the local digital company <b>TOOCH</b> for coming up with a Apple IOS game based on a classic Philippine folklore. The <b>Juan</b> …

Pinoy Festivals: Aliwan Fiesta 2013 Schedule of Events

Dubbed as <i>"The Grand Festival of Champions"</i> <b>Aliwan Fiesta</b> is an annual gathering of different cultural festivals of the Philippines. There will be …

Japanese 'Cholos': Chicano Subculture Finds A Home In East Asia (VIDEOS)

Oversized khaki shorts, white knee-high socks, a plaid shirt and the tattoos to match, a signature look for 'cholos' -- Japanese 'cholos.'<p>The fashion and tendencies behind the Chicano subculture -- originating in the Mexican-American empowerment movement of the 1940s through 1970s, but now often …

Twilight over the West Philippine Sea

Twilight over the West Philippine Sea by EarthSky Facebook friend Jv Noriega.<p>Today’s image comes from EarthSky Facebook friend Jv Noriega. We love …

Beautiful Sea sunset in The Southern Philippines | Documentary & Travel Photography

To capture a Beautiful Sea Sunset in The Philippines<p>The Southern Philippines has been a no go area in travel for many years. Sea sunsets are …

Fighter Pilots Battle Gigantic Monsters in a Pilot Episode of the ‘Song in the Sky’ Cartoon Series

Video blogger and web producer Evan Puschak aka The Nerdwriter took a prescient look at the tactics used in interface design that are referred to as …

2PM becomes first artist from JYP Entertainment to hold concert in Philippines

BTS has left Korea for their schedule in the United States.On May 14, the 7 members of BTS appeared at Incheon International Airport for their flight …

FHM Philippines – March 2013-P2P – Releaselog

FHM (For Him Magazine) is the world’s leading magazine for men brand, published in over 20 languages in 26 editions across 40 countries. Funny, zany …

‘Unbound’ Art Exhibit: An Australian-Philippine Exchange

When in Manila, one can see the undoubtedly evident influences from other people manifesting in the fabric of our culture. From the lines of American …

Mango Float - Food in The Philippines

Mango Float from The Philippines (click to enlarge)<p>Mango Float from The Philippines<p>I’ve said it previously, I am not that much of a sweet tooth. …

Jollibee fast food brings taste of Philippines to diaspora

With over 900 locations in the Philippines, the Jollibee restaurant chain is wildly successful.<p>Jollibee has branches all over the world, and for Filipinos living abroad, it has become a comforting reminder of home.<p>Jollibee serves burgers, fries, spaghetti and fried chicken. It’s American fast food, …

Malasimbo music festival, the Philippines

It's two in the morning, or maybe it's three, and I am conducting a Filipino dub orchestra. The group is called Junior Kilat and it's fair to say …

30 Amazing Festival Photos of the Philippines

Having more than 7,000 islands gives the Philippines the same number of reasons to hold festivals every year. These are the times when Filipinos wear …

Philippines A320s via Darwin for Perth, Brisbane - Plane Talking

It seems like a long time to be in an A320 configured for shorter flights, but Philippines Airlines is starting small jet services to Perth and …

Airbnb Completes its Southeast Asian Adventure with Launch in the Philippines

We noted earlier that US-based holiday home rentals platform Airbnb had expanded into three countries in Southeast Asia – and now the site has …

The library with no rules

Books, believes Hernando Guanlao, need to live. And they're only alive if they are being read. Thought and effort, time and money went into making …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Sporty pants worn the least sporty way.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Ronnie Fieg talks about his label's new multi-brand, …

Philippines Travel Information for First-Time Visitors

Traveling in the Philippines? You'll be glad to know that very few barriers to entry are placed on entering visitors.<p>This open-door policy isn't …

Asia

8 Southeast Asian Destinations Not to Be Missed

01 of 09<p>The Best of Southeast Asia<p>From Indonesia to Thailand, Southeast Asia is home to several exotic areas featuring interesting cultures, …

Stiletto heel race in the Philippines - video

Filipino men and women put on pairs of stilettos to race in an annual event in Marikina City, Manila. Competitors were required to run 500m whilst …

9 products Filipinos can't live without

MANILA, Philippines - It doesn't matter how rich or poor Filipinos are. They cannot live without toiletries.<p>The Consumer Coping Behavior Survey of …

Can You Drop Me Off to Vote?

Carol Brophy's car was in the shop. Shuttle driver Joselito Tangco, a Filipino immigrant, gave her a lift to the polls in Orinda and was intrigued by …

One Billion Rising: thousands dance in the Philippines - video

Around 2,000 Filipino women and human rights activists parade the streets of Manila as part of a global campaign to end violence against women on …

Sauced: Filipino Spaghetti Sauce

Six years ago in Manila, I found myself at a child's birthday party grabbing one of every food being offered: fried chicken, spaghetti, and a San Miguel. At the end of the buffet table next to a full-sized image of Big Bird and the required karaoke machine, I had my first taste of <b>Filipino spaghetti</b>.<p>…

Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey

It was one of the most remarkable human-interest stories of 2007. Guitarist Neal Schon, in need of a new lead singer for the classic rock band …

C2 Classic Cuisine: Modern Filipino Food

<b>When in Manila</b>, you’re not a real Filipino if you haven’t even tasted the great Pinoy classics Kare Kare and Bulalo. <b>C2 Classic Cuisine</b> does everyone …