José M. Torres from the Department of Civil Law of the University of Malaga (UMA), and Professor Ruben Balane, well-versed in Filipino legislation in Spanish, wanted a way for Spanish and Filipino students of law to strengthen their understanding of the legal history s...

July 20, 2020

Bending without Breaking: Thirteen Women’s Stories of Migration and Resilience earned the Best Book title at the MAM Awards in 2019. Edited by Monette Bichsel, Lenny Kaye Bugayong, and Lily C. Fen, it is a Swiss-Filipino collection of women’s stories of journeying from...

July 1, 2020

Below, I’ve connected with 5 Filipino doctors, nurses, and care workers, asked them about the most trying situation experienced in the service of their community, how they overcame it and which Filipino traits helped them “keep calm and carry on” in these trying times....

June 23, 2020

Building Wealth While Helping the Community

​​A win-win kind of investment for the OFWs is an investment in a cooperative. Why?  Because you increase your money at the same time you help develop your province or community and in the end, the economy of the country.

The A...

June 11, 2020

Terence Alcantara is a 100% pure Filipino model born and based in London. He is amongst a very few active proud Filipino male models signed & working internationally, alongside Paolo Roldan, Dave Lilja to name a few. We do have loads of Filipina international models.

He...

Roots and Wings RAW Editor Betsy von Atzigen chats with Tina Liamzon:

When I think of Tina Liamzon, I think of one who has been tremendously impacting overseas Filipinos - their business and life skills, their families and communities outside the country. What is it tha...

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas recently recognized Jennifer Fergesen (Roots & Wings Bureau Editor, Iceland) with a Migration Advocacy and Media Award in the Best Blog category for her project The Global Carinderia. The MAM Awards are conferred annually by the Com...

October 26, 2018

Two Filipina-Swedish soccer players pack a punch on the pitch and help their team to a first-place finish in the World Youth Soccer Cup!

There’s something incredible about watching the remarkable change that occurs in children when they play team sports. One moment my d...

At the Great Hall of 500 in Palazzo Vecchio in Piazza della Signoria, Florence last June 10th at 9.30 am, our very own kababayan, Lolita Valderrama Savage, was one of the recipients of this most magnificent and prestigious Award. This Award ceremony is part of the cele...

May 31, 2017

 Blessing the MK111.

Engineering students from De La Salle University are slated to vie for the top prize in the Shell Eco Marathon Drivers’ World Championship Grand Finals (DWC) in London, United Kingdom, this May 28.

The only Philippine team in the upcoming competition...

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