Behaviour / Conversations / Image / Face / Philippines / Public mannersHaving “Hiya” Written by Samly 0 “Hiya” or shame is an important concept of the Philippine culture. If you don’t have shame, you’re considered a disgrace to your family. BehaviourCultureFamilyModestShameTradition About AuthorSamlyActive traveller with a love for Asian food and Japanese anime.Further Reading... Insist on paying the bill February 18, 2014 Don’t know? February 14, 2014 What to expect when visiting The Philippines September 13, 2017 Previous PostGifts for children Next PostDon't know?