Sulyapinoy is a Filipino publication that comes out monthly for the Filipino community here in South Korea. It is the official publication of the Filipino EPS Workers Association. But thanks to its Chairman of the Board and its Editor-in-Chief, my son had his first article published.   LeRuof, my 9-year old Firstborn son, wrote about… Read More


After the Ballet Philippines cultural treat organized by the Philippine Embassy-Seoul last Thursday, the Korea-based Filipinos were once again treated to the 118th Philippine Independence Day celebration at the Banpo Hangang Park. It was a fun day and seeing Filipinos from all over Korea converge in one venue for a day of festivity was the… Read More


We’re approaching the summer season. This is when most people stop worrying about the interior of their home and start considering the exterior. In this season, we’re going to be spending more time out in the garden, and a home that is unkempt is going to be increasingly noticeable. That’s why you might be interested… Read More


Is your garden looking a little disheveled? You’re not the only one – when we’re short on time and life gets too much, the garden is usually the first thing to get neglected. But it’s time for that to change! A colorfully decorated garden can be a way to create a great place for children… Read More


The Philippine Embassy-Seoul hosted a by-invitation event last Thursday, the 9th of June, featuring a performance by Ballet Philippines entitled “Masterpieces: Celebrating the Tapestry of Filipino Culture and Friendship”. The event was held at the HOAM Hall of Performing Arts. The Ambassador, HE Raul Hernandez, and his wife, Madame Anna Hernandez, together with other Embassy… Read More


My daily existence these days is far from my university days from more than twenty years ago where intellectual exercises of reading and writing and talking dominate the atmosphere that is, I’d like to believe, typical of a University of the Philippines (UP) environment. So, when an acclaimed writer is available to share his time,… Read More


When it comes to buying a new mattress, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. It might seem silly, but mattresses are expensive and need to last you a good few years, so when it comes to choosing a new one you need to ensure you get it right. Else, you could end up stuck with a… Read More


The Digital Media Center (DMC) is a continuing work of progress. As it stands today, the area is one of the most admirable and highly technologically-driven. But the people behind the development of Digital Media Center continue to pursue more development side by side with its aesthetics.  And more… After lunch at Cafe Mama at DMC, DeFourth… Read More


All of us want our kids to be happy, healthy and active. They don’t need to stray too far from home to enjoy those life essentials. Your own backyard can become the perfect garden for active kids to enjoy all summer long. There are plenty of things they can do out there. Parent-led activities as… Read More