although the philippines are one of southeast asia's poorest nations, a recent poll by axa asia life indicated that filipinos are ranked as the region's second happiest people. this outcome of this study is the focus of the sampalataya exhibition and is in fact an ode to the homeland. a group of nine urban artists showcase new work, including ray zapanta, anjo bolarda and mica cabildo. the show launches mon - nov 9 at the shangri-la plaza mall on the third floor. location: epifanio de los santos avenue [mandaluyong].