Find out which Tagalog words are borrowed from our Southeast Asian neighbors!

As Filipinos, we often say that Tagalog is influenced by the Spanish, Chinese and Malay language, but how many of us actually realize just how similar Tagalog, Malay and the Indonesian language are? It has always been taught in our schools that we have borrowed words from our Southeast Asian neighbors. In fact, bahasa Melayu (Malay … Continue reading Find out which Tagalog words are borrowed from our Southeast Asian neighbors!

Downsizing: what can millennials learn from Paul Safranek’s existential crisis?

  If there is anything the makers of this film shows us is that they can mislead us, the movie-goers, into thinking that this film is a slightly adult version of “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids” (1989). Just to be clear, it’s not. The film’s setup is not too far from our reality now. Still … Continue reading Downsizing: what can millennials learn from Paul Safranek’s existential crisis?