Features

My Covid 19 story: “It’s hard to breathe”

In this series, we have been featuring the stories of Filipino frontline staff working in Covid-19 wards and in intensive therapy units (ITUs). In the following article, we hear the story of Carol. There are now more than 105,000 people who have died in the

Why I write for Tinig UK: A contributor shares her thoughts

By Anoop Bhuller The past year has been tough for everyone. In a short space of time the way we lived our lives changed completely. This new virus started to take people’s lives and strike fear in many. It was shown that those from BAME

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

The meanings of Rizal’s death – discovered in Samar and Leyte folk songs

By George Emmanuel R. Borrinaga To commemorate Jose Rizal’s 124th death anniversary, we have invited Waray academic Dr George Borrinaga to share his article – originally published in the Journal of History – on how people from Samar and Leyte responded to Rizal’s death through

My Covid-19 story: A young dad, his prayers and a diary

By Mari-An Santos Four young Filipino nurses have been speaking to Mari-An Santos about their experiences of working in NHS hospital Covid-19 wards and in intensive therapy units (ITUs). Their ages range between 27 and 31 and most of them have been in the UK for