This is a look at the sixth anniversary of a Filipino soup kitchen with interviews with its founder, his wife and a volunteer.
In this interview, one American talks about being a tenured professor at a Japanese university, and another about her memories as a tenured professor at a Korean university. Both are good.
This is an interview with an American who fell for a Filipina only to discover that she was already married and planned to take him to court for his money. This happened twice.
This is an interview with Filipina musician Jireh Calo about her experience studying at the Berklee School of Music in Boston, one of the world’s best conservatories for jazz.
The author/editor of “Trailblasian” offers her own work experience–and frustrations many of us are familiar with–along with understanding of intercultural dynamics.
“Trailblasian” is a collection of seventeen trail-blazing black women telling their own stories about living in East Asia. .The book–and this author/editor interview–show us the ups and downs of the Asia experience from a fresh perspective.
Susan Quimpo’s book “Subversive Lives” discusses the activities of her activist family during the Marcos martial law period. After the international edition came out, she made a book tour in the US, speaking with audiences of mostly Filipino-Americans about the Marcos period as well as the current situation with Duterte and the extra-judicial killings. This is an account of that discussion.
In this interview Ruth compares the health care she received as a pregnant woman and new mother in Japan with the experience of her friends in Australia.
A few months ago I posted an interview with Richie Quirino, author of The Amen Vibration, the story of his spiritual journey (link) Recently he introduced me to Dada, a childhood friend who had lived in India, Africa and South America and was now back in the Philippines as the head monk at the Matayog Health and Wellness Center in Parañaque. (link). Dada and I talked at the coffee shop in the Hotel Kimberly across the street from my subdivision in Tagaytay. Thanks to Dada for the photos I pulled from the center’s Facebook page. Dada’s story I understand you’re …
This two-part post is an interview on teaching English as a Foreign Language in a private university in Pakistan and in a public university in Herat.