Filipino Officers of the British Empire

Honorary Award from Her Majesty the Queen (Part I) Special awards are usually granted to those who have achieved special contribution. These achievements are shown and felt in many ways – acts of charity or philanthropy, exceptional exercise of public service, corporate loyalty and longevity, academic and scholarly excellence, and many more.When I received my …

Filipino Author Featured in The Guardian

Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco British traveller, jazz singer, and a friend of mine Mr. Jack Burns sent me a link of an interesting review of a novel entitled Ilustrado written by internationally acclaimed Filipino author Miguel Syjuco. The particular Guardian article was written by British novelist and literary critic Adam Mars-Jones. His review made me …