5 “Black Panther” connections to the Filipino Culture

Black Panther and the Filipino artistry

Filipino Marvel fans may have raved the greatness of its latest movie, the “Black Panther”. But did you know that the movie has an embedded Filipino connection to it? Yes, you read it right, the blockbuster Hollywood film starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler has Pinoy connection. And those true blue Filipinos who has …

Francisco Rodriguez: British Spy or Banking Pioneer?

Back in the days when Spain ruled the Philippines, the locals or the natives were called ‘Indios’ and not Filipinos. Spaniards who were born in the Philippines were the ‘Filipinos.’ This means that anything Filipino was identifiably Spanish. One such Filipino was Francisco Rodriguez (1790-1857), a wealthy gentleman who founded the first privately-owned financial company in …

Cambridge Manila: The Press’s Second Largest Office

The Successful Journey of Cambridge University Press Manila Office: From 10 to 360+ On the night of 27 June 2003, ten gentlemen gathered at a sporty restaurant somewhere within the Greenbelt mall. After a hearty meal the then Chief Technology Officer of Cambridge University Press stated his purpose why he gathered them that night. The …

The British Invasion of Manila: The Complete List of Articles

Articles in the Series This page provides the list of article titles featured in the series on the British Invasion of Manila. When Britain Sailed to Manila When Britain Conquered Manila When Britain Ruled Manila When Britain Left Manila Header Image: NOTE: Original image has no foreground title. References: The Attack of Manilla, October 1762, …