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Marcos Jr Scores Dominating Win in Philippines Presidential Race

by Edwin QuinaboBased on voter turnout alone, the Philippines is showing the world that its democracy – while at times chaotic -- is vibrant and...

Dealing with the second coming of Marcos

by Emil GuillermoAs the votes in the Philippines are being finalized, I have webstered a new word in my amok lexicon. What other word can...

Island Insights: May 9 Philippine Election Poll Watching

by Carolyn Weygan-Hildebrand“Tinawagan kami kahapon.” (They called us yesterday.)This was the curt response of a couple after casting their ballot last May 8 at around...

Roe V. Wade Under Siege!

by Perry DiazIt all began when a Supreme Court draft opinion leaked out that Roe v. Wade will be stricken down.Justice Samuel Alito’s "sweeping and...

BOOK REVIEW: Marcos Martial Law: Never Again – A Brief History of Torture and Atrocity under the New Society

by Rose ChurmaThe first page of the book contains a poem from the late Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr. written while he was in prison...

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Island Insights: May 9 Philippine Election Poll Watching

by Carolyn Weygan-Hildebrand“Tinawagan kami kahapon.” (They called us yesterday.)This was the curt response of a couple after casting their ballot last May 8 at around...

BOOK REVIEW: Marcos Martial Law: Never Again – A Brief History of Torture and Atrocity under the New Society

by Rose ChurmaThe first page of the book contains a poem from the late Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr. written while he was in prison...

Celebrate Filipino Culture at the 53rd Annual Barrio Fiesta!

by HFC StaffEnjoy and celebrate Filipino culture through food, pageantry, special performances and contents at the two-day 53rd Annual Barrio Fiesta event.The event will be...

The Return of The ‘Sick Man Of Asia’

by Perry DiazIn 1853, the Ottoman Empire was referred to by Tsar Nicolas I as the “Sick Man of Europe,” which was then in a...

On Democratically Ushering in a New Philippine President

by Carolyn Weygan-HildebrandThe six-year term of Rodrigo Duterte as president of the Philippines is almost over. Around 67.5 million Filipinos have registered to vote and...

BOOK REVIEW: The Buddha, The Gold & The Myth—How Marcos Looted the Central Bank

by Rose ChurmaIn the Rappler report “From fringe to mainstream; tracing the myth of the Marcos gold mine,” reporter Pauline Macaraeg notes that the myth on the Tallano...