10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Imelda Marcos

By | 11/14/2016

We remember Imelda Marcos for her immense collection of shoes, love for the arts, and unwavering loyalty to her late husband, former President Ferdinand Marcos. But aside from the public persona created by her image-makers, how well do we really know the Philippines’ “Steel Butterfly”?

The Way We Were: Rare Color Photos of the Philippines in the 1950s

By | 11/04/2016

Although he is best known for his stirring photos of the Vietnam War and Cultural Revolution in China, Marc Riboud also visited the Philippines in 1958 and used his talent to preserve a lot of memories. Some of these candid shots featured people from all walks of life and classes–from the late President Carlos P. Garcia to ordinary folks doing ordinary things.

10 Shocking Old-Timey Practices Filipinos Still Do Today

By | 11/04/2016

Contrary to popular belief, not all the shocking practices our ancestors used to do have been relegated to the dustbin of history. In fact, these practices—far from being consigned to the schoolbooks—are actually very much in vogue today (some more than others).