Tag: nakakahiya

  In the Philippines there is often a conflict between telling the truth and saving “face”. There are also issues of being shy, of not offending others by saying something confronting, and of course being concerned about what others think. …

Filipina ladies – Telling the truth or saving face Read More »

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  This is an area where old-school Australians and Filipinos are very much on the same page. We have different terminology, but it all comes down to much the same. A decent Aussie doesn’t forget when he owes someone, whether …

Utang Na Loob and Hiya – Filipinos NOT being mugs Read More »

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