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New York Times reports on the rise of vigilantism in the Philippines

A photo taken from the Philippines has made it to the front page of The New York Times for August 3. Taken by Reuters photojournalist Czar Dancel, the image shows a woman […]


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Duterte’s war on drugs puts spotlight on police brutality

Like a lot of Filipinos, I fully support President Rodrigo Duterte‘s strong initiative to go after drug syndicates and hardened criminals in the Philippines. However, I am troubled by three recent developments […]


Examining the five-year demolition job against Leni Robredo – #BotongPinoy2022

With just two weeks left before the deadline for the filing of candidacies for the 2022 national and local elections, Vice President Leni Robredo remains undecided about running for president. Her indecisiveness […]


Analyzing Toni Gonzaga’s interview with Bongbong Marcos

Celebrity talk show host and actress Toni Gonzaga is getting flak for her recent interview with former Senator and defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. for her web show “Toni […]


United Nations month theme for 2021 – “International Year of Fruits and Vegetables”

The United Nations (UN) will be celebrating its 76th foundation anniversary this October 24. Because of that, October of every year is known all over the world, including the Philippines, as the […]


#BotongPinoy2022 – Manny Pacquiao officially joins 2022 presidential race

Senator Manny Pacquiao has officially declared his candidacy for the 2022 presidential elections Sunday afternoon. Pacquiao, the only boxer in world history to have won titles in eight different weight divisions, has […]


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