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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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Questions you need to ask about martial law in Mindanao

Martial law is meant to give the military control over its coverage area when the civilian government could no longer function

Aquino: Palparan lesson pushed me to accept Napoles surrender

The Napoles surrender in Malacañang in 2013 is cited by Justice Secretary Aguirre as a factor in the reinvestigation of the pork barrel scam

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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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Questions you need to ask about martial law in Mindanao

Martial law is meant to give the military control over its coverage area when the civilian government could no longer function

Aquino: Palparan lesson pushed me to accept Napoles surrender

The Napoles surrender in Malacañang in 2013 is cited by Justice Secretary Aguirre as a factor in the reinvestigation of the pork barrel scam

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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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LGBTQ activists: We are tolerated but not accepted in the Philippines

The LGBTQ community says there is a lack of protections for them in schools and workplaces, and stereotypes against them persist

Feminists slam Duterte, Pia Cayetano for 'enabling' misogyny

'We cannot allow women who pretend to be for women and then enable misogynists in positions of power. Hello, Pia Cayetano, and hello, other women’s groups that are in alliance with this President,' says Meggan Evangelista of Babaylanes Incorporated

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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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Russia ready to help in Duterte's drug war

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov tells Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano that Moscow is willing to help Manila fight drugs and terrorism

Satisfaction with Duterte admin improves – SWS poll

Released 2 months later and before Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao, survey results show a 'very good' rating for government's efforts to help the poor but a 'moderate' rating for fighting inflation and recovering the Marcoses' ill-gotten wealth

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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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LGBTQ activists: We are tolerated but not accepted in the Philippines

The LGBTQ community says there is a lack of protections for them in schools and workplaces, and stereotypes against them persist

Feminists slam Duterte, Pia Cayetano for 'enabling' misogyny

'We cannot allow women who pretend to be for women and then enable misogynists in positions of power. Hello, Pia Cayetano, and hello, other women’s groups that are in alliance with this President,' says Meggan Evangelista of Babaylanes Incorporated

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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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Russia ready to help in Duterte's drug war

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov tells Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano that Moscow is willing to help Manila fight drugs and terrorism

Satisfaction with Duterte admin improves – SWS poll

Released 2 months later and before Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao, survey results show a 'very good' rating for government's efforts to help the poor but a 'moderate' rating for fighting inflation and recovering the Marcoses' ill-gotten wealth

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The deeper effect of name-calling women

Published in Beyond 140

Often, attacks on women online are sexually-laden. They are meant to demean. Men, when they get attacked online, also get death or physical threats as women do, but are spared comments about their bodies, or their sexuality.

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LGBTQ activists: We are tolerated but not accepted in the Philippines

The LGBTQ community says there is a lack of protections for them in schools and workplaces, and stereotypes against them persist

Feminists slam Duterte, Pia Cayetano for 'enabling' misogyny

'We cannot allow women who pretend to be for women and then enable misogynists in positions of power. Hello, Pia Cayetano, and hello, other women’s groups that are in alliance with this President,' says Meggan Evangelista of Babaylanes Incorporated

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The Big Brother Within

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Censorship can take many forms, and it's not always from the government.

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'Pirates of the Caribbean 5': Nikmati saja perjalanannya

'Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge' memperbaiki beberapa kesalahan film sebelumnya dan cukup menyenangkan, asal tidak dipikirkan terlalu dalam!

Chele Gonzalez: DJ asal Spanyol yang berubah profesi menjadi chef di Filipina

Dalam rentang 19 tahun José Luis “Chele” Gonzalez berubah dari seorang DJ terkenal di Santander menjadi chef di salah satu dari 50 restoran terbaik dunia

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Resist the trolls, resist the hate

Published in Ridge to Reef

When trolls win, everyone, including those who support President Duterte, loses

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Russia ready to help in Duterte's drug war

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov tells Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano that Moscow is willing to help Manila fight drugs and terrorism

Satisfaction with Duterte admin improves – SWS poll

Released 2 months later and before Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao, survey results show a 'very good' rating for government's efforts to help the poor but a 'moderate' rating for fighting inflation and recovering the Marcoses' ill-gotten wealth

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