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I Went to See Joyce Pring Talk (and Other Observations from AdCon 18)

joseph batcagan

I was a seat behind Joyce Pring for about four hours at AdCon 2018. This is like fate saying to me I did something right this year. Of course, we’re too classy to start this piece on a stalker-ish note. Plus, I don’t want to look like I didn’t listen to anything the presenters talked.. Read more

Ambot 101: A Foreigner’s Survival Guide to Speaking Ilonggo

Joel Roth

The Cheap Ilonggo’s Guide to: Buying Merienda in Central Market

Megan Cortez

Ambot 101: A Foreigner’s Survival Guide to Speaking Ilonggo

Joel Roth

As a foreigner living in Iloilo for four years, I’ve learned how to not be so “foreign.” To me, this adjective connotes to a foreigner who still hasn’t quite blended in. This could be anything from how they dress, carry themselves or, in this instance, how much of the language they still have to learn.. Read more

Kings of the Road: How Jeepneys can Boost Tourism in Iloilo

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Tsokolate: Inside Cabatuan’s Handmade Tablea Factory

joseph batcagan

Marrz Capanang: From Calaparan, the Communities and to Realms of Consciousness

kristine buenavista

When I first met Marrz, he was gazing out from the bus window looking very sleepy and tired. It was in July of 2012 when I launched a collaboration project with Barotac Viejo National High School, my Alma Mater – every Wednesday, a group of local artists I invited would take over a class to.. Read more

Bakya Mo Neneng: An Ilongga OFW’s Death in Kuwait Proves Why This Song is Still Relevant

joseph batcagan

What Makes an Ilonggo Video “Viral”?

joseph batcagan

The Cheap Ilonggo’s Guide to: Buying Merienda in Central Market

Megan Cortez

Ever since graduating from college and getting into the “real world”, I truly understood the value of money. Well, I was already aware of it while still in school, but it did not feel as weighted as it does now that I’m earning. Every piso counts! However, as much as I love buying food, it’s.. Read more

Tsokolate: Inside Cabatuan’s Handmade Tablea Factory

joseph batcagan

“Mamista Kami”: A Maldita’s Guide to Polite Fiesta Etiquette for Guests

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