“I worked in a restaurant frequented by seamen. I was the one my colleagues always pushed to speak to the foreigners because I knew English. One time, my friend and I were dining and we heard a group of British seamen coming in, so we rushed to finish our food to avoid them, only to […]

(Postcards from Shanghai World Expo 2010) The World Expo happens only once in two to five years and the host country is determined through a bidding process. In 2010, Shanghai City in China was the host of the World Expo which I was lucky enough to witness myself when I joined a 3-week training program […]

“He was giving flowers to both me and my friend. My friend and I were puzzled who he was courting. I only realised it was me because he was giving me roses and my friend chrysanthemums. Then he courted my dad. A year after we were married. We’ve been married for 36 years.”

“I took the bus every weekend from Laguna to Makati for work. I worked in Makati as a finance officer. I was 35 then. I didn’t plan to get married anymore. Then one day, I took this bus, it was red, I remember it very well, and sat down the only available seat. Next to […]

(Photo Album: Shanghai)

“For some, [global citizenship] signifies ease of communication, and an awareness of global issues. For others, it is about rising prosperity, increasing mobility, and migration. But for many of us, identity is more than just a definition of where we are from.” So, do you consider yourself a global citizen? See how your country ranks: […]

Queen Elizabeth II marks her 90th birthday on April 21, 2016. The AP Images Spotlight blog compiles an impressive collection of images to celebrate her reign. via Queen Elizabeth II at 90: A Look Back — Discover