'The current transportation bottleneck is something that should concern every Filipino'
Despite attempts to restore normalcy after the attacks, there is still an underlying sense of fear in Paris
Our constant search for heroism should not dwell on individual exploits. Our heroes teach us that the strength to change the world lies in the people working together
'Pride celebrations should be less about celebrating individuality, and more on remembering collective history and strengthening solidarity'
'Isn’t trusting a candidate based on his popularity, method of madness, and characteristics alone traditional enough?'
An indie film made by medical students shows the challenges and lighter side of health care in the Philippines
'Failing to recognize the deep-seated problems of climate change means we will fail in the search for genuine solutions'
The Lumad’s case seems to be one of many wherein we have become our own worst enemies by turning our backs on our marginalized
Has a narrow view of nationalism taken over the discussions surrounding the upcoming elections?
'I will not argue against what the Marcoses have done for Ilocos. Most of the progress they claim are true. But to use this as an argument on why the sins of the Marcoses in the past should be forgotten is invalid, and even insensitive.'
Cemeteries are actually quite beautiful if you just take a look around
These children need immediate assistance to help them recover from this calamity. They need temporary learning spaces and basic school materials, so that their classes could resume at the soonest possible time
The son of an OFW shares why there is a need for strong OFW advocates in the Senate
Duterte knows that what he did in Davao cannot not be done in the Philippines within 6 years
'Filipinos have no discipline.' Do you agree?
These typhoons coinciding with climate negotiations serve as a reminder for world leaders to start acting on climate change
A young man from Naga shares who Leni Robredo is in the eyes of a young government worker
Superintendent Al-Abner Wahab Santos, OIC-chief of police of Marawi City, was killed in an ambush in the city Saturday, October 17.
'I've been deployed to several emergency responses, including typhoon Haiyan. Doing the work now, in my own province, should not be any different. But I’m wrong. It’s harder.'
I am grateful for getting the opportunity to learn from the different people I have met during the internship and to work on stories that have, in some small way at least, sparked conversations
'As the next generation of leaders, we do care. We long to make the world better for our generation, older generations, and generations to come'
The late senator Joker Arroyo loved to be makulit, sarcastic, and to hear about the juiciest gossip. Ruby Clemmons shares a different side of the lion in the Senate.
Privilege is the stepping stone that got me to where I am today, not my own 'hard work'
Empowerment requires not only a healthy body and an educated mind, but also a high dose of self-confidence, which is hampered when we consider individuals as mere 'beneficiaries'
'It wasn’t being a Catholic that helped me cope with my situation, it was the forging of my faith'
Here's a little piece from me, a former Filipino, to you, a former American: renouncing one's citizenship is a major decision.
In the fight against dengue, it's important to disrupt the mosquitoes' egg-laying habitats and not to be complacent
'If they can do that shamelessly in the light of day, who knows what they are up to in the shadows?'
Yes, we have had abortion. We're trying to live like the rest of you, normally and in peace. But we don't deserve to be treated as outcasts of society.
Did you know that September 28 is the International Right to Know Day? How is this related to the environment?
'Heneral Luna made me experience something for the first time ever – it made me feel both proud and ashamed to be Filipino'
A philosophy teacher shares his thoughts on why many Filipinos are hooked on AlDub
'The superiority of political dynasties is the dead end of Philippine politics. Unless we institutionally diffuse political power or change our political narrative to a multidimensional one'
Baka hindi naman talaga sinasadya ng manunulat, pero sa tingin ko, ang karakter ni Joven ay kumakatawan sa bagong henerasyon
'Nursing was not my first dream, but it has given me the chance to dream better dreams'
'Why are our students weak in Philippine history and social studies in general?'
It is now or never – discrimination has to end. Imagine a world where religion and race are no longer issues. It is the kind of world I bet we would all want to live in.
If you are eligible to register but you decided not to register and vote, you have no right to criticize the government. It’s your fault for not participating in the first place.
Consul Rafael Evangelista says it was his Monday Group that thought up the campaign after Ninoy Aquino's assassination in 1983, not Senator Butz Aquino and his ATOM
'Heneral Luna' asks us this question: this was what your ancestors were willing to do for their country. What are you willing to do for yours today?
'It is about time that the young be taught to sit, listen and learn once again at the footsteps of the wise and the experienced'
'Heneral Luna is a provocative, well-meaning piece of Philippine cinema that can also be dangerous for its promotion of hyper-nationalism as the prime solution for the country’s woes'
'There is still so much to know and we are not listening to what is not being said'
The Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation responds to Senator Marcos' controversial 'What am I to apologize for?' statement on his father's presidency
'The millions of refugees displaced in Syria should be enough a lesson to shock the Philippines into climate action'
We have one goal ahead of us and that is zero carbon emissions. Will the Philippines commit to this? The answer will determine the quality of lives of Filipinos in the future