Asian Studies 51:1 (2015) | Emerging Asian Communities in Contemporary Philippines

Table of Contents

Introduction
Tina CLEMENTE and Aileen BAVIERA


ARTICLES

Overcoming Language Barriers: Filipino/Japanese Youths as Transmigrants in the Philippines
Michiyo YONENO-REYES

Connections, Contracts and Sanctions: Informal Commercial Contracting Among Chinese in Metro Manila
Tina CLEMENTE and Marco LAGMAN

Migration and Business:  A Survey of Indian Communities in the Philippines | Joefe SANTARITA

West Asian Communities in the Philippines: An Exploratory Study of Migrant Iranians, Jews, Arabs, and Turkish | Henelito SEVILLA, Jr.

Indonesia Diaspora Identity Construction in a Southern Mindanao Border Crossing | Rolando TALAMPAS

COMMENTARIES

Asian Studies for Filipinos: The Philippines in the Asian Century
Janus Isaac NOLASCO


Chinese New Year as a National Holiday: Towards Cultural Understanding In the Philippines?
Ivy Marie GANADILLO

Keeping Tradition and Accepting Transformation: Interviews of Korean Women in the Philippines
Marian GONGORA


REVIEWS

Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea: Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars edited by Jae-Jung Suh
Reviewed by Edward REED  

Musika at Bagong Lipunan: Pagbuo ng Lipunang Filipino, 1972-1986 by Raul Casantusan Navarro
Reviewed by Arwin TAN   

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
Reviewed by Alona GUEVARRA

POETRY

Hollywood and Possession
Marina DURANO

About the Contributors


The Asian Center would like to acknowledge the support of the Japan Foundation for this special issue of Asian Studies.