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[Balikbayan Voice] Notes from a Manila Kid

'It’s impossible not to have a connection to Manila in some way or another, regardless of where you are from," says Filipino-American Simona Gemayel

'It’s impossible not to have a connection to Manila in some way or another, regardless ...

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[Balikbayan Voice] Notes from a Manila Kid

I had 30 minutes left with her. Taking the place of the sweeping vistas of the ...

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[OPINION] One hour at a time

Exposure to different cultures and cities reminded me of what being Filipino is all about

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[Balikbayan Voices] Of passports and salad bowls

'DOLE and POEA should realize that the world does not revolve around their ludicrous and ...

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[Balikbayan Voices] OEC stands for Overly Excessive Crap

Sa Hong Kong, mapalad na ang kasambahay na may privacy sa kanilang sariling kwarto, na ...

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The modern slaves of Hong Kong

'You have nothing to fear from me. It is I, judging by the lessons of history, who should ...

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To the man who told me to 'get the fuck out' of the U.S.

The Trump administration's actions not only imperil Filipinos and other immigrants in the ...

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Call to Filipinos: Stay vigilant, protest xenophobia in U.S.

Obama didn’t teach me how to transcend my race. Instead, he taught me how to embrace

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To President Obama, with love

Bullying is more than just physical harm. It’s the harshest form of rejection, one that ...

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When the bell rings: My story of getting bullied

'It was my vulnerability which forced me to be braver and more independent than I was'

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Studying in the US alone and at 15