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RE: sunset resort, la union Philippines« on: July 29 2009 08:07:00 »
Based on the posts here, it could be a case of huge misunderstanding between the customer & the merchant. We need more info as to what happened.
By the way, I just read "brown aryanz" & "howly" here on these boards. WTF! Aryan is a modern term for "white" supremists. So there is no such thing as "brown white". Apart from the fact that the statement is pretty much showing a sign of ignorance, we Filipinos are not racists. Which brings us to "hoale". It is a term for foreigner in another country across the Pacific. It could be derogatory or not. Obviously, it's meant to be the former here in the forums. Get it straight, mga kapatid. We are Filipinos, hence, our term for foreigners is "dayuhan". You guys are not from Hawaii.
RE: sunset resort, la union Philippines« Reply #1 on: August 05 2009 08:08:00 »
id like to go la union by end of december, hows the weather and waves please ?
is it big or else , im taking some friends in philippines trip and i dont want to take risk forthem
thanks for your advice
RE: sunset resort, la union Philippines« Reply #2 on: August 05 2009 17:08:00 »
"we Filipinos are not racists."
Go ask an Aeta if they have ever been discriminated. Go ask a Tsinoy why they don't socialize with their fellow Filipinos. Why are skin whiteners popular? Why are most of our actors and actresses half cast Pinoy/white? Do non-Filipinos and Filipinos from abroad pay the same prices? Go ask Liquid Body surf how much they charge and you'll get different prices for different peoples.
Sunset Resort owners are probably playing it the way it's been played to them. Based on race, you either get treated well or treated like a dog which is what the original poster got,.
RE: sunset resort, la union Philippines« Reply #3 on: August 05 2009 23:08:00 »
i agree with alkeita. loved the bit about the skin whiteners..hahaha! ANYBODY can be a racist. sheesh
RE: sunset resort, la union Philippines« Reply #4 on: August 06 2009 13:08:00 »
Filipinos as a people are not racist. Some Filipinos may want to be "white", the same way some Americans want to be "tanned". But using a derogatory word such as "Haole" & a supremacist word such as "aryan" is showing YOU are racist. Just because you're racist doesn't mean every Filipino & every "Tsinoy" is racist. Grow up & stop being ignorant.
Go ahead & look up stuff on Wikipedia so you can type up a comeback. :D
RE: sunset resort, la union Philippines« Reply #5 on: August 06 2009 13:08:00 »
"Based on race, you either get treated well or treated like a dog which is what the original poster got,."
No, there was not enough information to determine why he was maltreated there. Another poster here said he had a pleasant experience there.
Being charged higher when you're from the US or the UK than when you're from Manila is not racial discrimination. That's business. It's not good business practice but it is business.
Wikipedia here we go...
RE: sunset resort, la union Philippines« Reply #6 on: August 19 2009 20:08:00 »
Some points to our guests/non guests:
We operate this place since 22 years. We can do what we want. Some like our style and our place, some don't like. We do our best and expect the same from our guests.
Business is - to be nice to everybody - but then everybody has to let us to do so. Life without roles means anarchy. Roles start at home, school, job, business etc.etc.
This case, sorry I do not remember anymore. But it is correct, sometimes my last option is to explode. Fortunatly, that happens very seldom.
We live in this beautiful country to do our job, enjoy our life and have a good time with our guests.
If I want stress and all the other trouble, I would stay in Germany. Life there is a little different.
Thank's for your understanding.
RE: sunset resort, la union Philippines« Reply #7 on: August 19 2009 22:08:00 »
"We operate this place since 22 years. We can do what we want."
So if i pay to stay at your hotel, you can be rude. And because I'm not the owner i have to play my role as someone who has intruded your property? Jan, the business you're in is the hospitality service industry. Do you know what those words mean? If everyone was to act according to their "roles" then you have to give way to the Pinoy when in the Philippines. Your descendants are not born and buried here which means that you have no obligation to be respectful in this land.
Is this what you mean by acting our roles?
You have a lot to learn Jan. Sorry to say, you won't have much time to learn it if you continue to run business on your emotions.
RE: sunset resort, la union Philippines« Reply #8 on: August 19 2009 22:08:00 »
Dicky said: "So you do know "Haole" is used by Hawaiians. Then why don't you GROW UP & use your own language or dialect? You are clearly missing the point."
Pinoys do use their dialect to describe the white man. Unless you've never socialized with Pinoys you would not know what i just said. Pinoys use "puti", "kano", "Aussie" and even "Haole" but that doesn't mean that we're racist. We as a people have more than one language and language evolves according to the environment setting. In this case, it's the surf scene and everything about that scene involves using words that are normally used in surfing. The word for you is "gago talaga".
Dicky, you went to the wrong school man.
RE: sunset resort, la union Philippines« Reply #9 on: August 19 2009 23:08:00 »
"Being charged higher when you're from the US or the UK than when you're from Manila is not racial discrimination. That's business. It's not good business practice but it is business."
This just means that whatever Liquid Body charges you or anyone you know who's not from Manila is okay with you? Try buying something outside of the Philippines and getting charged more for the very same thing that a resident would buy. I'll bet you'll be changing what you just said. Go play badminton Ricky, some surf instructor might recognize you and charge you double. Because, like you said, it's just business.