Articles in the category Society (82)

Spanish and American colonial eras influenced the earlier Philippine breakfast. During those centuries, innovations in kitchen stoves and ovens occurred globally. Lighting the day’s first cooking fire in the predawn light was demanding. With wood or coconut husk as fuel, the kalan (woodfire stove) system was surely more time consuming than turning the knob on a recently invented gas or electric stove that even had an oven for baking built into it.
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Published on 01/08/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Lifestyle, Society
Tags: American, Breakfast, colonial, Spanish
People have taken waking up in the morning on a whole new level. Apparently, opening your eyes for the first time requires a great deal of responsibility and is a shining badge of honor because “woke” is not just the past tense of wake. You will never use the word “woke” the same way again after knowing what it means and where it came from.
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Published on 16/07/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Society
Tags: people, social awareness, woke
Pakikipagkapwa-tao means relating to someone else as a fellow human being. Filipinos most evidently exemplify pakikipagkapwa-tao through the practices of bayanihan and the ‘boodle fight’. The former is more widely done in rural areas of the country. When one person needs to accomplish a task (such as moving house) for example, the whole community pitches in to help – no questions asked.
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Published on 28/04/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Society
Tags: communities, Filipinos, people
In what is believed to be the first-ever Philippine law prohibiting cussing in public, the City of Baguio has promulgated an ordinance that would make it illegal to utter profanities — not even as a manifestation of anger, or as a result of being surprised — in local schools as well as in business establishments that cater to children and teens.
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Published on 11/12/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Legal, Society
Tags: cussing, law
There's a scene in the 2014 film “César Chavez” where a group of Filipino farm workers gather in a labor camp and fill the night sky with cries of protest. It's a palpable call for justice in the face of violence, but one of the few times in the hour-and-a-half movie where Filipinos are shown on screen.
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Published on 07/09/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Environment, Society
Tags: agriculture, Farm, Institute, research, Rice, Workers