Tsinoy Beats and Bytes

Sacrifice, commitment and passion – our modern-day heroes

First published in Tulay Fortnightly, Chinese-Filipino Digest 29, no. 7 (September 6-19, 2016): 5. With all the sham and drudgery, it’s still a beautiful world. This struck me as I attended the Ramon Magsaysay awards, an event I rarely miss. With the many uncertainties and problems in society we face, the speeches of the awardees […]

Culture Tsinoy Culture

Kaisa: An undertaking of trust

Exactly 22 years ago today, on Jan. 19, 1999, the Kaisa Heritage Center and Bahay Tsinoy, a museum of Chinese in Philippine life, housed in the three-story Kaisa-Angelo King Heritage Center Building, formally opened to the public with the late President Corazon Cojuangco Aquino as the guest of honor. The “mother” organization, Kaisa Para Sa […]