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TV Host Shares Her Story Between Takes


Veronica Baluyut-Jimenez has a hectic daily schedule. This Pinay navigates her time between interviewing guests, appearing on television, attending board meetings and keeping everything in check at home, with husband, Honorary Consul General of Timor Leste Lito Jimenez, and five children. “My show The Veronica Chronicles, a one-hour investigative documentary is (more…)Read More

Koreanovelas Inspire Bianca Bernardino To Write Fiction


Young Filipina professional Bianca Bernardino, a 26-year-old B.S. Psychology graduate, took her angsts on to blogging site Wattpad and produced the internet novels My Girl and I (1&2), She’s Dating the Gangster, Lie About Us, and She’s Dating The Gangster, Too (a sequel). For her hit online fiction work She’s (more…)Read More

Her Inner Light Shines; Her Medicine Cures


By Loyva Conje-Fernandez, Author “I’m no longer on the material plane.” These were the first few words that struck me most about the woman I was sitting across from. It wasn’t just what she said but the way she said it that convinced me how different and amazing she (more…)Read More

Nora Aunor, Noranians: Pinay Icon and Philippine Showbiz as a Cultural Text

Book Review:  Si Nora Aunor Sa Mga Noranian: Mga Paggunita at Pagtatapat by Nestor De Guzman Nora Aunor is considered the Superstar of Philippine showbiz. In fact, this statement can be backed up by legions of fans across generations that adored and loved her, even at the cost of having to (more…)Read More

Fab Pinays: Beauty Queen Talks

By Jaycon Yaneza Ever since Philippines sent its representative to international beauty pageants in the 50’s more than a dozen of fabulous Pinays have brought pride to the country. It was proven in the world of international pageantry that Filipinos have a penchant for beauty pageants and beauty queens. Filipino (more…)Read More

Deliciously Plump Pinay Rocks Beauty Standards

Interview by Ruth Alfonso Alarcon. Ed. by Hamida Bisnar. The essence of beauty is no longer boxed to a specific standard set by God-knows-who. But sisters Danah and Stacey Gutierez, the Plump Pinays, can pin down the culprit. It’s the media that “bombard very unnatural images that make us want (more…)Read More

“Life is a Dance” Book by Marissa J. Hartwig, Filipina

A personal journey of living life as a dance, finding inspiration, creativity, discovery, and the realization of the divine. Marissa J. Hartwig Filipina Author of Life is a Dance Book. Click to tweet this story here. More information at Through her life experiences, utilizing prose and poetry, the author uses (more…)Read More

The Empowered Filipina: A Woman of Substance

What makes a Filipina? | Breaking out of the entrenched stereotype Over the years, Filipinas working overseas have been greatly stereotyped and put in a negative light. This documentary follows a collective group of global Filipinas who have been deeply affected by these issues and how they chose to respond (more…)Read More