Tag: Filipinos

Filipino teachers: the answer to China’s learning of English at a low cost

Filipino teachers have become the answer for some Chinese to learn English at a low cost, as the sprout of online English centers has connected both nationalities. In spite of the thousand miles separating them, this does not hinder the student-teacher relationship between a Filipino...

Why Filipinos have become the punching bag

The case of the hate-filled blog which listed out how Filipinos should be treated because they cause overcrowding and steal the jobs of Singaporeans has forced the Philippine Embassy to make a police report. It looks like the Filipinos are a favourite punching bag of...

Maids have dreams, don’t destroy them

Rebecca Bustamante was 19 when she came to Singapore. Her story started like those of the domestic helpers featured in The Sunday Times last week. They worked as maids in Singapore, while taking up courses during their days off. But she was exceptional. Today, turning 48...