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Digital art contest for Filipino youth to celebrate Rizal’s 160th birthday

In celebration of the 160th birth anniversary of Jose Rizal, the Philippines’ national hero, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, in partnership with Sentro Rizal London, presents RIZAL@160 TULARAWAN Digital Art Contest 2021 aimed for young people in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The

2020: The year Filipinos in the UK found their voice

How does one sum up 2020, a year like no other for all of us living on the planet? With nearly 2 million people dead and almost 83 million Covid-19 cases across the world as I write, this pandemic has caused grief, insecurity and instability

Repatriated OFWs resist pandemic’s stress through family bonds

Many Filipino construction workers in Saudi Arabia have lost their jobs in even before the pandemic. Photo credit: Pixabay Thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have been made redundant because of Covid-19. However, the all-enduring Filipino safety net during crises – the family – soldiered

Back to school and life in lockdown – Filipino parents reflect

From September, it will be mandatory for all children in England to go back to school, according to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson. In Scotland children are expected to return to school in August. Northern Ireland and Wales have their own reopening plans. But many parents – including

Hertsmere appoints first Filipino mayor

A Filipino has been elected and sworn in as the new Mayor of Hertsmere, local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England.  Councillor (Cllr) Cynthia Barker is the first Filipino to hold the position following the conclusion of her term as Deputy Mayor last year.