A film about Filipino migrant workers in Israel who hide a four-year-old boy to try to stop his deportation has hit close to home in the Philippines, where such emotional dramas are all too familiar to millions of overseas laborers and their siblings.
By Katrina Julian
In a new fan craze called “Fanchez”, Jessica Sanchez supporters worldwide have described her journey through Season 11 of American Idol as iconic. Filipino Americans have described the pride and solidarity Filipinos have thrown behind her as “parang si Manny Pacquiao.”
By Elton Lugay
Filipinos around the globe are up in arms: Jessica Sanchez was nearly ousted from “American Idol.”