"Loyalty, Utang Na loob! (Debt of gratitude)" Manila Local Custom Tip by machomikemd

Manila Local Customs: 104 reviews and 222 photos

If you want a Filipino friend, it would not be hard for you to gain loyalty, which is another strong trait among us Filipinos. The term "utang na loob" (debt of gratitude) implies a strong sense of gratitude and loyalty to a person who did a good thing for someone, again sometimes being a fault. Filipinos treasure their friendships under any circumstances. The Filipino's trust becomes evident when he shares with you both his joys and sorrows. A Filipino friend is someone you can lean on and will defend you right or wrong!

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  • Written Oct 13, 2007
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