Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D.

Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D. Prosy Abarquez-Delacruz, J.D. writes a weekly column for Asian Journal, called “Rhizomes.” She has been writing for Asian Journal Press for 9 years now. She contributes to Balikbayan Magazine. Her training and experiences are in the field of science, food technology, law and community volunteerism for 4 decades. She holds a B.S. degree from the University of the Philippines, a law degree from Whittier College School of Law in California and a certificate on 21st Century Leadership from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. She has been a participant in NVM Writing Workshops taught by Prof. Peter Bacho for 4 years and Prof. Russell Leong. She has travelled to France, Holland, Belgium and Mexico and 22 national parks in the US, in pursuit of her love for arts.

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Can silk fibers and threads talk peace beyond Marawi?

“The artisan, therefore, whether amateur or “professional,” gets impromptu art instruction and a chance to promptly correct mistakes. Clearly, to the natives who have a predilection for decoration and the aptitude for producing beautiful objects, the process of creation is … Continue reading

October 28, 2017

Shepherd of his slaughtered sheep: Their stories entered our bodies

“Using a lot of primary sources and interviews, [Raissa] Robles wrote an account of the atrocities that happened during the Marcos Years that is different from what was written before. She not only documented the experiences of the victims, rather, … Continue reading

October 21, 2017

4th Fil-Am International Book Festival: Its significance in stoking vibrant imaginations

“It is in our literature that our history is kept safe from revisions. For literature is our true memory, our country’s memory, the world’s memory of us. If we do not write our stories, who will? If we do not … Continue reading

October 14, 2017

“Legacy in the Making”: 41st Annual Asian Business Association Awards Banquet

[Full disclosure: Cora Oriel, president of the Asian Journal, is the vice chair of the Asian Business Association’s board of directors]  Cora Oriel (the Asian Business Association’s Vice Chair) and Lan Ong (ABA’s Board Member), co-chairs of the organization’s 41st … Continue reading

October 07, 2017

Bernandita Panganiban Avendaño: Life of overflowing love, joy and God’s providence

February 18, 1952 – October 1, 2017 “ELDERS are the jewels of humanity that have been mined from the Earth, cut in the rough, then buffed and polished by the stonecutter’s art into precious gems that we recognize from their … Continue reading

October 07, 2017

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