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Bonifacio’s Philippines, in a way, isn’t too different from ours. Bonifacio’s true legacy was that he showed us what needs to be done.
The human rights community exists for a reason and it will not cease to exist – even if tyrants like President Rodrigo Duterte become powerless
The annual cheering competition may be puzzling to those outside the University of the Philippines Visayas community but it’s become a part of this UP campus’ culture – a platform for the sharp wit of Ilonggo Iskolars ng Bayan
The Official Animal Rights March is happening on October 26, 12 pm at the Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila
'Until now, the earliest known location on Naxos was the Cave of Zas, dated to 7,000 years ago. We have extended the history of the island by 193,000 years,' anthropologist Tristan Carter says
Greta Thunberg gets a standing ovation from students at The George Washington University where the ceremony was held
The so-called 'cerebral organoids' or mini-brains derived from adult stem cells have been around for a decade or so but have never previously developed functional neural networks
The truth that we uncover in the university reveals a dying planet, an unequal social order, persistent poverty and universal hunger, unjust war and violence, bigotry and discrimination, intolerance and hate
Commission on Human Rights spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia says automatically linking expression of dissent and criticism to efforts against the government is a 'very limited view of how a democracy works'
In its annual report, international watchdog Global Witness has tagged the Philippines as the most dangerous country for environmental activists
Because lifting weights and treadmills are not the only path to fitness
Global Witness says 30 environmental activists were killed in the Philippines in 2018
How will you celebrate Pride? Here's a running list of activities you can do for the conclusion of Pride Month.
Despite his equally illustrious teammates, Michael Pacquiao's Brent International School Manila Lions end up fifth place
Summer's here, and so are the endless opportunities to learn new things!
Student labor activists post new allegations online against police saying they were summoned in the past week for 'meetings' at police stations in Beijing where they were threatened with expulsion and jail
How could the ocean's most accomplished deep-sea diver wind up with nitrogen bubbles poisoning its veins? Short answer: beaked whales – especially one species known as Cuvier's – get really, really scared.
The procession marks the start of the 9-day novena mass for the feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019
The Petron Blaze Spikers deliver another masterclass as they defeat the F2 Logistics Cargo Movers
Highlights of the Chinese President's November 20 to 21 visit to Manila include a state banquet hosted by President Rodrigo Duterte and courtesy calls by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Senate President Vicente Sotto III
Lorent Saleh is the president of NGO Operation Freedom, which works to promote human rights, democracy, and civil liberties in Venezuela and the rest of Latin America
''Yung pagsasalita naman kasi per se, hindi naman bawal eh, that's part of our freedom,' says PNP chief Oscar Albayalde
The military claims the Communist Party of the Philippines is recruiting students through martial law film screenings on campus
(3rd UPDATE) Several activities are lined up for Friday, September 21, in Metro Manila and the regions to commemorate the declaration of Proclamation 1081
(UPDATED) The Philippine National Police says another 1,000 police are to remain on standby at the PNP headquarters should assistance be needed
An idle Android smartphone with its Chrome browser open sends data communications to Google's servers as often as 14 times an hour, according to the study
Colleagues say the leftist politician was killed because she had angered police and underground paramilitary groups known as militias
The Global Witness reports that Brazil was the most dangerous country for land activists in 2017 with 57 killed, while the Philippines accounted for 48
Using fake papers, over a hundred containers are released from the Mindanao International Container Terminal in the past 6 months
Here are ways to keep yourself entertained if you’re chilling at home
The game, 'Active Shooter,' is taken down from the Steam platform, with the developer and publisher also axed from the service
Militant activists hold their own version of the annual Catholic tradition
When the hot lava flow hits the water it produces acid fumes known as 'laze' – lava and haze
Bring some quality Mommy-and-Me bonding time instead of a present this year!
Several protests and activities are lined up on Tuesday, May 1, to celebrate Labor Day
The number of daily active users has also grown, with an increase of 48 million users from 1.401 billion to 1.449 billion in total
The village and youth council polls will be on Monday, May 14
The Department of health will hold supplemental measles vaccination drives for children 4 years old and below in Metro Manila and parts of Mindanao from April to June
It's been a month since the military arrested Myles Albasin and 5 other young people in Negros Oriental. They allegedly fired at the soldiers, but have tested negative for gunpowder.
The Vigan Conservation Complex has a booth for ‘pasyon’ sing-along, except it’s open only on request. Still, the city continues with its century-old Holy Week traditions.
Let us never allow ourselves to be motivated by anger or hatred, resentment, revenge, or the instinct to retaliate or return evil for evil
For those who are Bicol-bound this Holy Week, here are tourist destinations that also serve as venue for Stations of the Cross and other traditions
'Retrospektib' focuses on the story of 3 male activists who try to escape the atrocities of the Narkos regime
Promoting agriculture, students from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) bag the 2018 Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Award
The 10th annual Kroll Global Fraud Risk Report outlines the risks industries and organizations now have to face
Philvocs however warns that in 1984, Mayon also slowed down a week before it had a major eruption
The status alert change comes after a steam-driven eruption that caused ash falls in areas of Albay
Cybersecurity firm F-Secure says an issue within Intel Active Management Technology (AMT), 'which is commonly found in most corporate laptops, allows an attacker to take complete control over a user's device in a matter of seconds'