As Lisa explains in her welcome message on the site’s beta edition, “POSITIVELY FILIPINO fills a need not only in cyberspace, but also in our own consciousness. As Filipinos become more visible and acknowledged worldwide, we need to let each other and other people hear our stories and ideas. We need to share our dreams and aspirations and be part of the global community. We need a site where people can find anything Filipino, good stories and good writing, one with a Filipino voice and perspective that will make us proud to be Filipino.”
Shared by Kim Javier:
Filipina American doctoral student Kim Javier, is conducting a research study that hopes to examine the factors that lead to the experience of disturbed eating behaviors and and body image disurbances of Filipina American women. If you are a Filipina American woman 18 years or older, please take a few minutes to help her further her research by completing her survey:tinyurl.com/bodyimagefilipinas
Shared by Rodel Rodis:
Telltale Signs: China's Mining Occupation of the Philippines
While China’s brazen occupation of the Philippines’ Scarborough Shoal, located just 125 nautical miles from Masinloc, Zambales, has captured all the national and international attention, little has been mentioned about China’s occupation of the Philippine mining industry which is an entirely different issue from the Filipino Chinese ("Chinoys") domination of the Philippine economy. Read the full article.
Check out these photos from our Holiday Party to Honor Vangie Buell at Hana Zen Pier 39 on Dec. 14 (click photos to enlarge):
(left to right: Evelyn Luluquisen, Rodel Rodis, Mona Lisa Yuchengco, Mel Orpilla, Vicky Santos, Nikki Vilas, Mae Cendana Torlakson, Juanita Lott, Marily Mondejar, Edcelyn Pujol, Sonia Delen, and center seated Vangie Buell)
More photos can be found on our Facebook!