A renowned scholar turns his eyes toward the 'special relationship' President Duterte is loosening
Historian Rey Ileto says the 'boss mayor' embodied by President Rodrigo Duterte is an unintended legacy of the resistance against American occupation
One of the new books is about the subjects Harry studied at Hogwarts, while the other is about mystical topics like alchemy, witchcraft, and magical creatures
Why have we as humans fallen for these creams, waxes, gels, sprays and paint-ons?
The announcement of the recapture of the mosque – which the Islamic State (ISIS) group blew up last week as Iraqi forces closed in – comes 3 years to the day after the jihadists declared a "caliphate" straddling Iraq and Syria
The destruction of two of Mosul's best-known landmarks comes on the fourth day of an Iraqi offensive backed by the US-led coalition to take the Old City
Is the protection of human rights a foreign-imposed concept?
The Philippine embassy in Germany launches an illustrated map retracing Jose Rizal's adventures in the European country
Mindanao is a national issue and requires national discussion. For President Duterte to use 'I am from Mindanao' is hijacking Mindanao’s narrative
It’s high time we recognize some of the lesser-known Filipino heroes who fought for our sovereign nation
The release of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band half a century ago represented a landmark in music history
According to the curator of the Aguinaldo Shrine, it's important to revisit the history of the flag and be reminded of how our heroes fought for our independence
The mission of the Balangay team is both symbolic and purposeful – rekindle a passion for the seas and our maritime heritage
Through Balikbayan#1, which will be shown for a week starting April 21, filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik introduces Enrique de Malacca, the 'favorite valet or chef' of Ferdinand Magellan
Sean Spicer: 'Frankly, I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison'
Dubbed the Freedom Trail, the event features a 160-kilometer ultramarathon, a motorcycle and road bike ride, and a reenactment of the harrowing events leading up to the Bataan Death March
Westbrook scores 50 points, pulls down 16 rebounds and hands out 10 assists to break the single-season triple-double record set by Oscar Robertson in the 1961-62 campaign
Drug use is a problem, but sometimes the exaggeration of the problem could be more dangerous, and the cures on offer could be worse than the problem itself
From migration and terrorism to populism and the eurozone debt crisis, Brexit is one of a host of existential challenges clouding the birthday celebrations of a union formed to rebuild Europe from the ashes of war
Glaciers hold the memory of former climates and help to predict future environmental changes, says the Institute of Research for Development
Once home to priceless archaeological treasures, Mosul's museum now lies in ruins
If only Apolinario Mabini's draft constitution was not politicized by his nemeses, Filipinas would have started enjoying the rights they have now as early as 1898
(UPDATED) Park Geun-Hye, the first sitting South Korean president to be subject to a criminal probe, goes down as the first democratically-elected president to be booted out of office
Like an audience of a ‘teleserye’ with no control over the plot, spectatorship is our default mode of involvement. What EDSA represents is the hope that such passivity has not always been the case.
Here are some questions and answers about the two-state solution and the possible alternatives
Today, the country's understanding of its history is starting to change under the young government of Aung San Suu Kyi, which took power nearly a year ago
The Miss Universe crown has evolved through the years since 1952
'Hitler did not steal power,' the pope says. 'He was elected by his people and then he destroyed his people.'
The UN's cultural agency has reacted with outrage, calling the fresh destruction a 'war crime' and 'cultural cleansing'
25 years since gaining independence from the Soviet Union, complaints of an ever-widening gulf between capitalism's winners and losers and the mismanagement of state funds echo throughout the graft-riddled countries in the region
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says students will also learn why 5 Supreme Court justices voted against the hero's burial for Ferdinand Marcos
For centuries, Aleppo was Syria's economic and cultural powerhouse, but now most of the city is in ruins after years of savage conflict
Castro's ashes are taking the reverse route that his band of guerrilla fighters took between January 2-8, 1959, to celebrate their defeat of US-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista
The wife of President Vladimir Putin's spokesman faces a storm of criticism for performing a Holocaust-themed ice-dancing routine with striped costumes based on concentration camp uniforms
Lasco: 'This intimacy with different lands should not only place us at the heart of the world; it should also should give us a heart for the world'
It was not just the Moros who suffered from the brutality of the Marcos dictatorship; all of Mindanao suffered. One would expect the country’s first Mindanawon president to at least acknowledge that.
So, as the return of ultra-nationalism, xenophobia and anti-elitism spur Trump, anti-EU voters in Britain and a host of far-right parties in Europe, does history offer comfort or cause for concern?
Experts who back the discovery of a 'lost' Vincent Van Gogh notebook demand a public debate with the Van Gogh Museum, which has dismissed it as a fake
Victims of murder, rape and torture under successive dictatorships will testify on live television as Tunisia tries to deal with decades of abuse
Victims of murder, rape and torture under successive dictatorships before Tunisia's 2011 uprising will be heard this week as the country tries to come to terms with decades of abuse
'If healing is the aim, then, the wounds of the past are best dealt with by coming to terms with them fairly and squarely, not by denying them, deflating their effect, or ignoring them altogether,' says NHCP chair Maria Serena Diokno
The NHCP says the short-lived First Philippine Republic still 'catapulted the Filipino nation onto the world's consciousness'
Rooted in colonial history, their growth was spurred during the periods of transition when state power was up for grabs
Number 15 Salzburger Vorstadt Street has been a thorn in Austria's side for decades, drawing Nazi sympathizers from around the world
Those who ask that we forgive when there has been no remorse or recompense are being cruel
Fajardo continues to climb up the PBA record books by winning a third MVP award
The UN's highest court will rule on whether to take up a case brought by the tiny Marshall Islands against India, Pakistan and Britain for allegedly failing to halt the nuclear arms race
As a critic of colonial patronage – and what a spiteful critic he is! – Duterte himself lacks the standing
The country prepares for a funeral expected to be attended by major world figures
It is the first time Roman Empire coins have been discovered in Japan, thousands of kilometers from where they were likely minted