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On Father's Day, a letter to Tatay

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As the world celebrates Father’s day, it may sound cliche, but let me tell you that you’re the best father on earth

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Cagbalete Island: Your next weekend destination

Here's how you can enjoy a Cagbalete Island weekend in Quezon for less than P1,000

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#CaramoanMoreChance: Sun, sand, solitude on a budget

Hop from one gorgeous, serene island to the next without breaking the bank

Will vocal Duterte supporters read this article from start to finish?

All we are saying...is give reading comprehension a chance

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How to quit smoking – for good

Published in The Kibitzer

Some of you may be going through the same struggle. You know it's not good for you, but you're stuck in a cycle of feeling deprived and craving and relapsing. It's all right – I've been there too many times to count

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WATCH: 'I'm not allowed to speak in Filipino' – Sponge Cola vocalist

Singer and songwriter Yael Yuzon likens what happened at a Megamall gig to an 'obstacle course'

LISTEN: The Noynoy Aquino administration soundtrack

As his term comes to an end, President Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino III looks back on the past 6 years, in songs

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Finding Eudocia Pulido in her hometown in Tarlac

Published in Stories In Between

Eudocia 'Cosiang' Pulido's story tugs at the heartstrings of any Filipino who belongs to a clan of overseas domestic helpers

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CA justices, including a Bedan, make up shortlist for SC post

The changes in the High Court come amid highly controversial issues awaiting decision

Ball starts rolling at last for PDAF scam plunder trials

After Bong Revilla's plunder trial, Jinggoy Estrada is next, to be followed by former representative Edgar Valdez

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The Atlantic's 'My Family's Slave' should not end with a feast

Published in Stories In Between

When the issue is slavery, we shouldn't adjust our standards so low that we let a piece go unchallenged for being a memoir

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CA justices, including a Bedan, make up shortlist for SC post

The changes in the High Court come amid highly controversial issues awaiting decision

Ball starts rolling at last for PDAF scam plunder trials

After Bong Revilla's plunder trial, Jinggoy Estrada is next, to be followed by former representative Edgar Valdez

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The role of social media in women empowerment

Published in Beyond 140

Social media has swiftly, and widely spread feminism ideologies. Hashtags and online campaigns have given women around the world a voice. Social media has shed light on women’s issues not covered by mainstream media.

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PH, U.S.: Military ties remain strong, fighting ISIS together

'We are involved in activities in Mindanao to help the Armed Forces of the Philippines take the fight to ISIS in the Philippines,' US Pacific Command Admiral Harry Harris says

Regional intel: ISIS fighters in Mindanao triple PH's estimate

Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu says intelligence pegs the number of ISIS fighters in the Philippines at 1,200, including 40 Indonesians, a stark contrast from the Philippines' 250-400 estimate

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Code of Ethics for gov't officials applies to Mocha Uson's blog

Published in Ridge to Reef

Newly appointed assistant secretary Mocha Uson can no longer 'misbehave' in her blog

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Palace, military downplay BIFF threats vs Duterte

The military says the BIFF was driven to make threats against President Rodrigo Duterte out of 'embarrassment,' as its attack on a North Cotabato village failed to inflict substantial damage on government forces

Duterte, Jokowi agree to step up joint anti-terror efforts

In a June 21 phone conversation, the two leaders also discuss the need for more cooperation among Southeast Asian countries against violent extremism

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Do not forget the sins of Napoles

Published in Beyond 140

Convict the public officials who betrayed the trust of the people – regardless of alliances or political affiliation. Let them rot in jail. Let no one get away. But don't let Napoles get away either.

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PH, U.S.: Military ties remain strong, fighting ISIS together

'We are involved in activities in Mindanao to help the Armed Forces of the Philippines take the fight to ISIS in the Philippines,' US Pacific Command Admiral Harry Harris says

Regional intel: ISIS fighters in Mindanao triple PH's estimate

Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu says intelligence pegs the number of ISIS fighters in the Philippines at 1,200, including 40 Indonesians, a stark contrast from the Philippines' 250-400 estimate

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Images from 2016: The day we elected Rodrigo Duterte and Leni Robredo

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It's been a year since the 2016 elections. Revisit Rappler's #PHvote microsite – it doesn't disappoint with the wealth of stories from that whirlwind of a day.

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Job hunting this summer? Local, national gov't offices have openings

Young job hunters now are more fortunate than my generation: more LGUs offer summer placements, and national agencies announce actively on social media

DILG mobilizes 42,000 barangays for federalism campaign

The Department of the Interior and Local Government will use the mandatory barangay assemblies – which fall on March 25 and October 8 this year – to gather support for the government's federalism agenda

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Is Duterte's '4 million drug addicts' a 'real number'?

Published in Ridge to Reef

The government holds a #RealNumbersPH forum but fails to justify the continued use of the '4 million drug addicts' figure

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Palace, military downplay BIFF threats vs Duterte

The military says the BIFF was driven to make threats against President Rodrigo Duterte out of 'embarrassment,' as its attack on a North Cotabato village failed to inflict substantial damage on government forces

Duterte, Jokowi agree to step up joint anti-terror efforts

In a June 21 phone conversation, the two leaders also discuss the need for more cooperation among Southeast Asian countries against violent extremism

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