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Just the other day, we shared about a Filipino teacher who is a finalist for an international award. Today, we would like to present another “kabayan” who is among the winners of the prestigious Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA). The award’s Instagram Photo Contest 2018 has just completed its first… Read More

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It’s been part of our Filipino culture that we send balikbayan boxes to our families back in the Philippines as a way to show that we haven’t forgotten about them. We fill these boxes month by month with clothes, groceries and other items bought from what’s left of our monthly salary. LBC, the Philippine leading… Read More


One of the things that OFWS occasionally do send a balikbayan box to loved ones back in the Philippines. Pinoys buy a box and fill it with groceries, clothing and gifts to send to their families. And it’s not easy because it takes months to fill the box with whatever’s left of the their hard-earned… Read More