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Netizens question cops' visit to Ateneo rally vs extrajudicial killings

Aug 25, 2017 - 10:23 AM

UPDATED Two policemen reportedly asked for the names of the leaders of the protest rally The Guidon reports Was this intended to intimidate?

INTIMIDATION? Two cops riding a police car without a license plate reportedly arrives at a mobilization held in the Ateneo de Manila University. Photo from The GUIDON

Suggestions to solve Manila's traffic woes

Dec 29, 2015 - 7:49 PM

The current transportation bottleneck is something that should concern every Filipino

Dear daddy: Protect me please

Dec 27, 2015 - 8:32 AM

An unborn girl has a message for her dad Here’s what she had to say

The new normal: Visiting Paris after the terror attacks

Dec 16, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Despite attempts to restore normalcy after the attacks there is still an underlying sense of fear in Paris

‘Heneral Luna’ in the time of climate change

Dec 09, 2015 - 5:52 PM

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

REDRESS OF GRIEVANCES. BUKAL, together with the Archdiocesan Ministry for the Environment of Batangas and the people of Lobo, brought their protests before the central office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. (Photo from the Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan)

March for those who can’t

Dec 09, 2015 - 3:39 PM

Pride celebrations should be less about celebrating individuality and more on remembering collective history and strengthening solidarity

Duterte and the art of swearing

Dec 08, 2015 - 1:48 PM

Isn’t trusting a candidate based on his popularity method of madness and characteristics alone traditional enough?

An undying respect for med students

Dec 07, 2015 - 1:18 PM

An indie film made by medical students shows the challenges and lighter side of health care in the Philippines

Aquino's COP21 speech: What didn't make the cut?

Dec 04, 2015 - 11:39 AM

Failing to recognize the deep seated problems of climate change means we will fail in the search for genuine solutions

Hiding In Vain

Dec 03, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Now I know why some people living with HIV hide their status

Walking with the Lumad

Nov 21, 2015 - 7:12 PM

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

Lumads hold an anti-APEC rally at Liwasang Bonifacio on November 13, 2015. The protest is part of Manilakbayan, their month-long camp-out in Manila, where they demanded for the 'demilitarization' of their schools and justice for their fellow Lumads who were allegedly killed by paramilitary groups in Mindanao. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Leni vs. Poe: Anything beyond citizenship and nationalism?

Nov 16, 2015 - 12:13 PM

Has a narrow view of nationalism taken over the discussions surrounding the upcoming elections?

Surviving Yolanda as an outsider

Nov 08, 2015 - 6:24 PM

People saw me as a survivor but I saw it quite differently

WHERE TO? A child walks in the rubble after supertyphoon Yolanda ravaged central Philippines. Photo by April Sumaylo/Save the Children.

'Marcos apologists, don't tell us to move on'

Nov 01, 2015 - 3:55 PM

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

Beautiful tranquility can be found in local cemeteries

Oct 31, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Cemeteries are actually quite beautiful if you just take a look around

After Lando: A call for help for the children of Casiguran

Oct 27, 2015 - 1:14 PM

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

Save the Children distributes lifesaving relief supplies in Casiguran Aurora and aims to reach 8000 families in its emergency response

The OFW is worth voting for: Why I believe in Toots Ople

Oct 25, 2015 - 6:00 PM

The son of an OFW shares why there is a need for strong OFW advocates in the Senate

Life after #DuterteSerye

Oct 25, 2015 - 5:05 PM

Duterte knows that what he did in Davao cannot not be done in the Philippines within 6 years

Institutionalizing PUV traffic discipline in the Philippines

Oct 25, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Filipinos have no discipline Do you agree?

DAILY STRUGGLE. Commuters stranded in a traffic along Commonwealth Avenue on Tuesday during rush hour. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Climate negotiations begin as Typhoon Lando devastates PH

Oct 20, 2015 - 2:43 PM

These typhoons coinciding with climate negotiations serve as a reminder for world leaders to start acting on climate change

CLIMATE NEGOTIATIONS. The last 5 days of negotiations before COP21 begin in Bonn, Germany. Photo by

Memories and lessons from Leni Robredo

Oct 18, 2015 - 4:00 PM

A young man from Naga shares who Leni Robredo is in the eyes of a young government worker

Dying young: A tribute to Marawi's police chief

Oct 18, 2015 - 2:11 PM

Superintendent Al Abner Wahab Santos OIC chief of police of Marawi City was killed in an ambush in the city Saturday October 17

DYING YOUNG. Marawi City Police Chief Supt. Al-Abner Wahab Santos. Photo from Abner Santos Facebook account

#LandoPH: Hitting close to home

Oct 18, 2015 - 10:36 AM

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

Chasing my windmills

Oct 18, 2015 - 7:00 AM

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

What we brought home from #YES4SDG

Oct 15, 2015 - 8:00 PM

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

(L-R) Daryl Alfred Tadique, Global Youth Advocate of My World 2015 Pilipinas Millenium Campaign, NCPAG Dean Dr Maria Fe Mendoza, IYC Chairperson Alvin Cloyd Dakis, UNFPA Philippines Assistant Country Representative Rena Dona, NEDA Assistant Director Myrna Asuncion, IYC Country Director Jose Mateo Dela Cruz and Voice of the Youth Network's Andrew Gonzales pose for a photo during the closing ceremonies of the #Yes4SDG event. Photo from #Yes4SDG.

The Joker that I knew

Oct 11, 2015 - 10:53 AM

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

It's about privilege, not about working or studying hard

Oct 10, 2015 - 1:02 PM

Privilege is the stepping stone that got me to where I am today not my own hard work

Listening matters: On not treating the poor as mere 'beneficiaries'

Oct 09, 2015 - 2:30 PM

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

My faith helped me get out of depression

Oct 08, 2015 - 5:00 PM

It wasn’t being a Catholic that helped me cope with my situation it was the forging of my faith

My issue with Grace Poe

Oct 07, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Here s a little piece from me a former Filipino to you a former American: renouncing one s citizenship is a major decision

Stopping dengue: Don't let your guard down

Oct 06, 2015 - 2:00 PM

In the fight against dengue it s important to disrupt the mosquitoes egg laying habitats and not to be complacent

Women lawyers to Liberal Party: Discipline your own ranks

Oct 06, 2015 - 10:15 AM

If they can do that shamelessly in the light of day who knows what they are up to in the shadows?

Thoughts of a woman who had an abortion

Oct 03, 2015 - 9:30 AM

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

International Right To Know Day: Right info, right now

Sep 29, 2015 - 6:03 PM

Did you know that September 28 is the International Right to Know Day? How is this related to the environment?

Shame and pride: A millennial's take on Heneral Luna

Sep 28, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Heneral Luna made me experience something for the first time ever – it made me feel both proud and ashamed to be Filipino

A philosopher's two cents on the #AlDub craze

Sep 27, 2015 - 5:00 PM

A philosophy teacher shares his thoughts on why many Filipinos are hooked on AlDub

ALDUB. Will they ever get together? Screengrab from Facebook

Political dynasties: The end of PH politics?

Sep 27, 2015 - 3:30 PM

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

Napansin n'yo ba si Joven Hernando sa 'Heneral Luna?'

Sep 27, 2015 - 3:10 PM

Baka hindi naman talaga sinasadya ng manunulat pero sa tingin ko ang karakter ni Joven ay kumakatawan sa bagong henerasyon

Why nurses are superhuman

Sep 27, 2015 - 8:46 AM

Nursing was not my first dream but it has given me the chance to dream better dreams

The problem with PH history education

Sep 26, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Why are our students weak in Philippine history and social studies in general?

#EndDiscriminationNow: On being Muslim and discriminated

Sep 25, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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

The ‘Muslim type’

Sep 25, 2015 - 1:57 PM

We are feared as we are always always seen as the criminals

An open letter to the ever-so-righteous Filipino voters

Sep 25, 2015 - 11:30 AM

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

Who were really behind Makati's yellow confetti rallies?

Sep 24, 2015 - 9:25 PM

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

The problem with the lack of nationalism

Sep 24, 2015 - 3:00 PM

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?

Time for senior citizens to fight for our rights

Sep 24, 2015 - 12:00 PM

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

The problem with Heneral Luna

Sep 23, 2015 - 12:52 PM

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

Photo courtesy of Artikulo Uno

Listening needed to #StopLumadKillings

Sep 22, 2015 - 1:12 PM

There is still so much to know and we are not listening to what is not being said

'Bongbong Marcos knows what to apologize for'

Sep 20, 2015 - 11:01 AM

The Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation responds to Senator Marcos controversial What am I to apologize for? statement on his father s presidency

CONTROVERSIAL STATEMENT. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos issued a controversial statement asking what he is to apologize for over his father's presidency during martial law. Photo courtesy:

Climate change, the Syrian refugee crisis, and PH governance

Sep 19, 2015 - 8:58 AM

The millions of refugees displaced in Syria should be enough a lesson to shock the Philippines into climate action