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Interview: Ashoka Fellow Jane Leu Brings Social Sector Expertise to the Philippines

Jane Leu. (Twyla David)
Business

The Smarter Good CEO talks about helping to develop social entrepreneurship and enterprise in Southeast Asia. In-person appearance at Asia Society Philippines Center on Wednesday, August 14.

Interview: 'Mango Bride' Author Illuminates 'Multi-Faceted' Filipino Diaspora

Novelist Marivi Soliven, author of
Arts

Novelist Marivi Soliven, who emigrated to the U.S. from the Philippines at a young age, tells Asia Blog, "I did not become a person of color until I arrived in America."

Photo of the Day: Cruising Along the Bay in Philippines

Fishermen cruise serenely through a mall and entertainment park along the bay in Manila, Philippines on May 31, 2013. (Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images))
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Fishermen cruise serenely through a mall and entertainment park along the bay in Manila, Philippines on May 31, 2013. (Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: An Act of Devotion in the Philippines

A buddhist monk takes a moment to pray in a monastery in Manila, the Philippines on November 18, 2012. (Andy*Enero/Flickr)
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A buddhist monk takes a moment to pray in a monastery in Manila, the Philippines on November 18, 2012. (Andy*Enero/Flickr)

What to Do With Manila?

Roxas Boulevard in Manila, Philippines (Agustin Rafael Reyes/Flickr).
Lifestyle

Heritage conservation and cultural tourism are global trends — and the Philippines should not be left behind, writes Ivan Henares.

Photo of the Day: Having Fun After the Rain in Manila

Young boys still keep smiling after the typhoon Soala in Manila, Philippines on August 9, 2012. (Matt Paish 2011/Flickr)
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Young boys still keep smiling after Typhoon Soala in Manila, Philippines on August 9, 2012. (Matt Paish 2011/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Valentine's Day Kiss-Off in Thailand

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Thai couples kiss during a competition for the 'World's Longest Continuous Kiss.' (Pornchai Kittiwongsakul /AFP/Getty Images)

Outrage Over Manila Bus Massacre

Philippine policemen take cover as they start their assault on the tourist bus full of Hong Kong tourists after an ex-policeman hijacked the bus in Manila on August 23, 2010. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy Disgruntled ex-police inspector hijacked tourist bus in Manila, leaving eight (including himself) dead.

Photo of the Day: Filipino 'Avatars' Promote Motor Show

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Performers dressed as characters of Hollywood award-winning director James Cameron's film 'Avatar' walk past a visitor prior to a performance during the opening of the 3rd Philippine International Motor Show in Manila on August 19, 2010.