This is an interview with the Filipina author of “Astigirl:A Grown Girl Living on Her Own Terms.” Tweet Sering discusses her experience striving for her independence in Philippine society, particularly with regard to her writing, her parents, a boyfriend, and herself.
An American musician talks about performing folk songs in China and learning the traditional Chinese music called “Nanguan” or “Nanyin.”
Iloilo in the Philippines is famous for its food. This is an account of some food sampling there followed by two Pinoy recipes.
An Englishman, formerly a currency trader working in Singapore, tells of coming to the Philippines, losing his money, selling fruit, losing more money and working in the fruit market as it began its decline.
A patient with the wet-type age-related macular degeneration tells about getting Lucentis injections in the Philippines.
A year and a month after Ondoy, which flooded her home in the Philippines, the author has moved back to a new home in Quezon City.
Two American women get resettled in Metro Manila after the typhoon called Ondoy and Ketsana.
An American woman describes her experience of the Manila flood of September 26, 2009.
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Posts on this website will bring you into the reality of living, working or traveling here–particularly China, Korea, Japan and the Philippines–as the storytellers delve into the details of their personal experience: on-the-job triumphs or embarrassments, health care problems, human rights demonstrations, lifestyles and everyday life, relationships, spirituality, music, books, travel. Please come right in, experience and enjoy!