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How Duterte inspired historian Rey Ileto to finish U.S. conquest book

Jul 22, 2017 - 7:00 PM

A renowned scholar turns his eyes toward the 'special relationship' President Duterte is loosening

How Duterte inspired historian Rey Ileto to finish U.S. conquest book

What's the Big Idea? Rey Ileto: History and Duterte through un-Americanized eyes

Jul 20, 2017 - 10:15 PM

Historian Rey Ileto says the 'boss mayor' embodied by President Rodrigo Duterte is an unintended legacy of the resistance against American occupation

What's the Big Idea? Rey Ileto: History and Duterte through un-Americanized eyes

New 'Harry Potter' books to be released in 2017

Jul 20, 2017 - 5:33 PM

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

New 'Harry Potter' books to be released in 2017

The face value of make-up

Jul 06, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Why have we as humans fallen for these creams, waxes, gels, sprays and paint-ons?

The face value of make-up

Iraq military says it has retaken iconic Mosul mosque

Jun 29, 2017 - 7:33 PM

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

Iraq military says it has retaken iconic Mosul mosque

ISIS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became 'caliph'

Jun 22, 2017 - 7:23 AM

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

ISIS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became 'caliph'

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Is human rights relevant to Filipinos?

Jun 19, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Is the protection of human rights a foreign-imposed concept?

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Is human rights relevant to Filipinos?

Rizal's life in Germany revisited through new map

Jun 19, 2017 - 12:06 PM

The Philippine embassy in Germany launches an illustrated map retracing Jose Rizal's adventures in the European country

Rizal's life in Germany revisited through new map

Duterte's historical revisionism: A settler hijacks Mindanao

Jun 14, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Mindanao is a national issue and requires national discussion. For President Duterte to use 'I am from Mindanao' is hijacking Mindanao’s narrative

Duterte's historical revisionism: A settler hijacks Mindanao

The unsung heroes who fought for Philippine independence

Jun 12, 2017 - 11:15 AM

It’s high time we recognize some of the lesser-known Filipino heroes who fought for our sovereign nation

The unsung heroes who fought for Philippine independence

50 years after 'Sgt Pepper,' rock world still enjoys the show

Jun 01, 2017 - 10:19 AM

The release of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band half a century ago represented a landmark in music history

50 years after 'Sgt Pepper,' rock world still enjoys the show

Why should we respect the PH Flag?

May 28, 2017 - 6:28 PM

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

Why should we respect the PH Flag?

WATCH: Balangay team sails from Sulu to China to retrace maritime heritage

May 12, 2017 - 12:04 PM

The mission of the Balangay team is both symbolic and purposeful – rekindle a passion for the seas and our maritime heritage

WATCH: Balangay team sails from Sulu to China to retrace maritime heritage

Why we should celebrate April 21: An invitation from Kidlat Tahimik

Apr 20, 2017 - 10:26 PM

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

Why we should celebrate April 21: An invitation from Kidlat Tahimik

Trump spokesman apologizes for 'insensitive' Hitler reference

Apr 12, 2017 - 11:33 AM

Sean Spicer: 'Frankly, I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison'

Trump spokesman apologizes for 'insensitive' Hitler reference

WATCH: Commemoration of Death March at Bataan Freedom Trail 2017

Apr 10, 2017 - 11:26 AM

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

WATCH: Commemoration of Death March at Bataan Freedom Trail 2017

Westbrook makes history with 42nd triple-double, Cavs collapse

Apr 10, 2017 - 11:02 AM

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

Westbrook makes history with 42nd triple-double, Cavs collapse

What can we learn from China’s long history of fighting illicit drugs?

Apr 05, 2017 - 7:00 PM

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

What can we learn from China’s long history of fighting illicit drugs?

European Union marks 60th birthday under Brexit's shadow

Mar 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM

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

European Union marks 60th birthday under Brexit's shadow

Preserving the memory of glaciers

Mar 19, 2017 - 12:13 AM

Glaciers hold the memory of former climates and help to predict future environmental changes, says the Institute of Research for Development

Preserving the memory of glaciers

Priceless treasures lie in ruins at Iraq's Mosul museum

Mar 13, 2017 - 9:39 AM

Once home to priceless archaeological treasures, Mosul's museum now lies in ruins

Priceless treasures lie in ruins at Iraq's Mosul museum

Who said women are 'great partners' in nation building? Apolinario Mabini

Mar 11, 2017 - 5:07 PM

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

Who said women are 'great partners' in nation building? Apolinario Mabini

The downfall of South Korea's 'princess' Park

Mar 10, 2017 - 11:14 AM

(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

The downfall of South Korea's 'princess' Park

Whose EDSA? A reflection on the (failed) promises of ‘People Power’

Feb 27, 2017 - 9:07 AM

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.

Whose EDSA? A reflection on the (failed) promises of ‘People Power’

FAST FACTS: What is the two-state solution?

Feb 16, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Here are some questions and answers about the two-state solution and the possible alternatives

FAST FACTS: What is the two-state solution?

Land without history: Myanmar rediscovers its past

Feb 03, 2017 - 12:38 PM

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

Land without history: Myanmar rediscovers its past

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe crowns through the years

Jan 29, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The Miss Universe crown has evolved through the years since 1952

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe crowns through the years

Pope warns against populism and 'saviors' like Hitler

Jan 22, 2017 - 9:31 AM

'Hitler did not steal power,' the pope says. 'He was elected by his people and then he destroyed his people.'

Pope warns against populism and 'saviors' like Hitler

ISIS wreaks new destruction in Syria's ancient Palmyra

Jan 21, 2017 - 11:20 AM

The UN's cultural agency has reacted with outrage, calling the fresh destruction a 'war crime' and 'cultural cleansing'

ISIS wreaks new destruction in Syria's ancient Palmyra

25-year independence anniversary bittersweet for Central Asia

Dec 20, 2016 - 11:37 AM

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

25-year independence anniversary bittersweet for Central Asia

Marcos burial in textbooks? We'll include 'critical side' – Briones

Dec 14, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones says students will also learn why 5 Supreme Court justices voted against the hero's burial for Ferdinand Marcos

Marcos burial in textbooks? We'll include 'critical side' – Briones

Aleppo's famed Old City left 'unrecognizable' by war

Dec 14, 2016 - 9:40 AM

For centuries, Aleppo was Syria's economic and cultural powerhouse, but now most of the city is in ruins after years of savage conflict

Aleppo's famed Old City left 'unrecognizable' by war

'Viva Fidel!': Castro takes final voyage across Cuba

Dec 01, 2016 - 8:05 AM

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

'Viva Fidel!': Castro takes final voyage across Cuba

Wife of Putin aide shocks with Holocaust-themed skating routine

Nov 28, 2016 - 10:11 PM

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

Wife of Putin aide shocks with Holocaust-themed skating routine

Reexamining the Philippines' place in the world

Nov 27, 2016 - 11:40 AM

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'

Reexamining the Philippines' place in the world

Marcos and Mindanao: The non-Moro zones

Nov 25, 2016 - 1:30 PM

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.

Marcos and Mindanao: The non-Moro zones

Back to 1930s nationalism? Historians battle over comparison

Nov 23, 2016 - 12:30 PM

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?

Back to 1930s nationalism? Historians battle over comparison

Experts challenge Van Gogh Museum on 'lost' notebook

Nov 17, 2016 - 10:31 PM

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

Experts challenge Van Gogh Museum on 'lost' notebook

Confronting demons: Tunisians abused during dictatorships to testify on live TV

Nov 17, 2016 - 9:53 PM

Victims of murder, rape and torture under successive dictatorships will testify on live television as Tunisia tries to deal with decades of abuse

Confronting demons: Tunisians abused during dictatorships to testify on live TV

Tunisian dictatorship victims to tell of abuse

Nov 15, 2016 - 3:58 PM

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

Tunisian dictatorship victims to tell of abuse

NHCP to Duterte: Lead way to true healing, reconsider Marcos burial

Nov 11, 2016 - 5:39 PM

'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

NHCP to Duterte: Lead way to true healing, reconsider Marcos burial

House approves bill declaring Jan 23 as 1st Philippine Republic Day

Oct 31, 2016 - 11:10 AM

The NHCP says the short-lived First Philippine Republic still 'catapulted the Filipino nation onto the world's consciousness'

House approves bill declaring Jan 23 as 1st Philippine Republic Day

Death squads: An incomplete history

Oct 27, 2016 - 2:33 PM

Rooted in colonial history, their growth was spurred during the periods of transition when state power was up for grabs

Death squads: An incomplete history

Controversy as Austria plans demolition of Hitler house

Oct 18, 2016 - 8:20 PM

Number 15 Salzburger Vorstadt Street has been a thorn in Austria's side for decades, drawing Nazi sympathizers from around the world

Controversy as Austria plans demolition of Hitler house

Nothing spiritual about forgiving Marcos

Oct 17, 2016 - 12:52 PM

Those who ask that we forgive when there has been no remorse or recompense are being cruel

Nothing spiritual about forgiving Marcos

Fajardo becomes first PBA player to win 3 straight MVPs

Oct 14, 2016 - 7:48 PM

Fajardo continues to climb up the PBA record books by winning a third MVP award

Fajardo becomes first PBA player to win 3 straight MVPs

Top UN court to decide fate of Marshall Islands' epic nuclear case

Oct 05, 2016 - 11:25 AM

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

Top UN court to decide fate of Marshall Islands' epic nuclear case

[Newspoint] Searching history for culprits

Sep 30, 2016 - 6:00 PM

As a critic of colonial patronage – and what a spiteful critic he is! – Duterte himself lacks the standing

[Newspoint] Searching history for culprits

Israel mourns death of founding father Peres

Sep 29, 2016 - 7:53 AM

The country prepares for a funeral expected to be attended by major world figures

Israel mourns death of founding father Peres

Ancient Roman coins unearthed at Japan castle

Sep 28, 2016 - 1:45 PM

It is the first time Roman Empire coins have been discovered in Japan, thousands of kilometers from where they were likely minted

Ancient Roman coins unearthed at Japan castle