Category: Outside Cordi

  • Hey, That Gong Looks Familiar

    When I came across this picture I went, “Hmmm, that gong looks familiar. Who’s the one playing it? And what’s the occasion?” I thought it was an overseas kailiyan during one of their occasional get -togethers. But it turns out that the guy is famous Taiwanese Director Ang Lee leading a “big luck” ceremony for […]

  • Sarah Efron’s Disgusting and Morally Dubious Food

    Haha. Igorot/iCordillera food made it to the pages of Canada’s National Post courtesy of Sarah Efron who introduced them as “intriguing, disgusting and morally-dubious foods”. I’ll take disgusting because that’s a personal thing and she’s got a right to be disgusted with any food under the sun– heck a good friend is disgusted with tomatoes […]

  • Franklin Kawaen is Karate World Champ

    Congratulations to our Dubai-based kailiyan Franklin Kawaen for his karate world championship win. He joins the ranks of Julian Chees and company whose achievements in the field of martial arts have helped shape a positive image for Igorots around the world. Kudos to you Franklin and keep on kicking. Here’s the report on Franklin by […]

  • Igorotlandia, Meet Diamond Gut-omen Baier Again

    Now we have a picture of Diamond Gut-omen Baier courtesy of the Ted Regencia Reports. Diamond, according to a commenter in our previous post, is originally from Sabangan, Mt. Province. He won some bouts at Chicago Golden Gloves, you can see the results here, but he took up boxing relatively late so he didn’t turn […]

  • Apayao Girl Takes First Steps in New York

    One of those feel good stories that can reverse a bad day. It raises a question about health care in the Philippines but, in honor of Willie Nelson, let’s accentuate the positive :-). Go, Jingle! From the Associated Press via Inquirer:

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