Danton Remoto
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Survival tips for OFWs
by Danton Remoto - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
I have received emails asking me about the continuation of the book, Abroad Me: 22 Success Strategies for Young Overseas Filipinos by Anne Quintos, so here we go.
Loving your nation
by Danton Remoto - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
It has its deep roots sunk many years ago.
That hometown feeling
by Danton Remoto - May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Oas is a strange town.
Abroad me
by Danton Remoto - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
That is the title of the smart and savvy book by Anne Quintos, an IT professional based in Taiwan.
Ice drop
by Danton Remoto - April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
I would like to thank the people who have emailed me with kind words about my column, which I have been writing in the Philippine STAR since 1998.
The purity of Boracay
by Danton Remoto - April 14, 2018 - 12:00am
I first heard of Boracay from my friends in the 1980s, when there was still no airport and Conde Nast Magazine has not yet listed it as “the most beautiful island in the world.”
American milk
by Danton Remoto - April 7, 2018 - 12:00am
My first day in school was a wonderful day. Because my mother had already taught me how to write, I was not afraid anymore to carry my blue school bag with its lined pad paper, pencil, and crayons.
Asia’s turn
by Danton Remoto - March 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The last 20 years has seen an enormous rise in interest in Asia among travel writers from the West.
How I spent my summer vacation
by Danton Remoto - March 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Her arrival was signaled by the heat that seemed to quiver in the air. After my two aunties had left the house, it was my cousin Naomi who stayed with us. For the first time I had a companion I could talk to, aside...
by Danton Remoto - March 10, 2018 - 12:00am
I was four years old, sleeping soundly on my parents’ big bed.
7 reasons why we will change the world
by Danton Remoto - March 3, 2018 - 12:00am
That is the title of the inspiring book by Irish man Mike Grogan and this is part two of my column on this book.
The girl who loved the Beatles
by Danton Remoto - February 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Myrna was my mother’s student in Grade 6, a girl who sat quietly in class, read her books, and passed.
Love again, naturally
by Danton Remoto - February 17, 2018 - 12:00am
This old song by Jose Feliciano is like carbon dating: it will tell you how old I am, or the generation I belong to. But love – then and now – is the oldest subject one can write about.
Why Filipinos will change the world
by Danton Remoto - February 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Irish man Mike Grogan gives us seven reasons why Filipinos will change the world in this handy pocketbook that I found at a bookstore in the international airport.
Poetry of the soul
by Danton Remoto - February 3, 2018 - 12:00am
During the last quarter of 2017, I was lucky enough to be invited to give a talk on the ambahan, the traditional poetry of the Hanunuo Mangyans of Mindoro.
Suddenly, some fiction
by Danton Remoto - January 27, 2018 - 12:00am
More than 10 years ago, I lived in Singapore to do research on Southeast Asian Literature at its National University (NUS) which is number one in Asia. I received a research fellowship from the Asian Scholarship...
The ways of the rich
by Danton Remoto - January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
I was in high school when the great Armida Siguion Reyna portrayed the role of a lifetime – the wealthy woman who was the tormentor of the atsay (housemaid) played by, who else, but by the iconic Nora Aun...
The sound of the sea
by Danton Remoto - January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
“This is the last time you’ll see the sea in our country,” his father told Cody as they walked on the sand in Bacacay. Cody noticed the sand grains beginning to cling to his toes.
The kindness of strangers
by Danton Remoto - January 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Thanks to our readers – many of whom are overseas Filipino workers – for the joyful letters they sent me about my column last week called “OFW Tales.”
OFW tales
by Danton Remoto - December 30, 2017 - 12:00am
I knew many overseas Filipino workers because many of my relatives were OFWs themselves.
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