A Heritage of Smallness by Nick Joaquin

“Society for the Filipino is a small rowboat: the barangay. Geography for the Filipino is a small locality: the barrio. History for the Filipino is a small vague saying: matanda pa kay mahoma; noong peacetime. Enterprise for the Filipino is a small stall: the sari-sari. Industry and production for the Filipino are the small immediate searchings of each day: isang kahig, isang tuka. And commerce for the Filipino is the smallest degree of retail: the tingi.”

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Video Nights, Global Insights: Dissecting and Digesting Pico Iyer’s Video Night in Kathmandu

Pico Iyer’s Video Night in Kathmandu is a collection of essays on the evolving landscape of Asia. Veering away from the all-too-common colonial perspective, Iyer’s work dissects the cross-cultural relationship […]

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