Articles with the tag "Filipino" (47)

The joy of the Gospel has been an integral part of the Filipino identity since the arrival of Christianity in the Southeast Asian country five centuries ago, Pope Francis said.

Commemorating the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines March 15, the pope told members of Rome’s Filipino community that evangelical zeal is a “part of your genes, a blessed ‘infectiousness’ that I urge you to preserve.”
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Published on 15/03/2021 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Communities, Culture, Religion
Tags: Filipino, love
How strongly can a song impact a people’s spirit and will in the pursuit of its national aspirations? The right song inspires. It unites. It motivates people to persevere. For us Filipinos, the song “Bayan Ko” has become our unofficial second anthem, especially in times of national trials and turmoil.
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Published on 13/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: History, People, Society
Tags: Filipino, Foreign, language, Philippines, Spanish
"Purist” Tagalog speakers, the superannuated academic, and sometimes the man on the street, will all insist that the letter F does not exist in the Tagalog language. One can never hear it, they say, in everyday speech. On the other hand, the same speakers whose parents were more or less educated in the old Hispanized orthography, or later in American English, do in fact use the letter F in pronouncing surnames like Fernandez or first names like Fidel.
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Published on 08/08/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Education, Humor
Tags: Filipino, language, Tagalog
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 Puerto Parrot
Categories: Communities, Culture, Society
Tags: Filipino, people
My husband has invited three Filipino coworkers and their wives to dinner. That means we will be eight people total. I have been prepping and cooking for two days. Butternut squash bisque. Grilled salmon. Baby bok choy. Sesame honey chicken wings. Roasted eggplant and tomatoes. Steamed rice. Chocolate cake. Mango bars. Tea and coffee.
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Published on 17/03/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Stories
Tags: Filipino
Bruce Lee is regarded as one of the greatest martial artists, if not the greatest master of the art to ever live. His art revolutionized cinema forever, changing the way the western world perceived martial arts. Over the course of his life, Lee’s fame came not only from his films, but also from the creation of his own art. Jeet Kun Do, “the way of the intercepting fist,” drew influences from every art Lee studied, which included Filipino martial arts.
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Published on 17/03/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Sport, Stories
Tags: Filipino, Martial Art
If there’s one comfort food that both Americans and Filipinos identify with, it’s meatloaf. Filipino meatloaf, or embutido, does have a few distinct and tasty advantages over its American counterpart. Embutido is usually made with ground pork rather than beef, and embutido is usually fortified with whole hard-boiled eggs stuffed right into the loaf.
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Published on 15/03/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Filipino cooking
Tags: Embutido, Filipino