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Remembering teachers who shape our lives

Published in Brave New World

Great teachers who shape our values, our sense of right and wrong, will always be with us

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[OPINION] The role of America's social media platforms in the battle for truth

‘This is an existential moment in time, where, if we don’t take the right steps forward, democracy as we know it is dead’

[ANALYSIS] #DefendMediaFreedom: Time to act at an existential moment

Four reasons why the Global Media Freedom Conference may mark 'the beginning of an era of change' to protect journalists and democracy

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[OPINION] Fraternities are insecure men’s clubs

You have to be really insecure to want to sacrifice your morals just to make sure you have a safety blanket when you graduate

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Netizens dare officials: Dengvaxia shot for Persida, rice planting for Cynthia

After Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo's commute stunt, netizens dare other officials to put their money where their mouth is

'It's our happy place': Netizens recall favorite memories of Star City

One of Metro Manila's most beloved attractions is in ashes, and Filipinos take to social media to mourn and reminisce

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[ANALYSIS] When Duterte doesn't know what he's talking about

Published in Ridge to Reef

President Rodrigo Duterte speaks before fully understanding issues. He barks orders before analyzing the situation and considering all angles. What do we do?

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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino Jr during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

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Pia Wurtzbach greeted me a happy birthday, and it was scarier than you think

Are targeted ads and algorithms getting too close for comfort? One writer's run-in with Miss Universe just might convince you.

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Netizens dare officials: Dengvaxia shot for Persida, rice planting for Cynthia

After Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo's commute stunt, netizens dare other officials to put their money where their mouth is

'It's our happy place': Netizens recall favorite memories of Star City

One of Metro Manila's most beloved attractions is in ashes, and Filipinos take to social media to mourn and reminisce

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Does Duterte fulfill the dictator criteria? This book can help us find out

Published in Ridge to Reef

'How Democracies Die' by Levitsky and Ziblatt identifies signs of a budding authoritarian and steps they take to subvert democracies. How does Rodrigo Duterte measure up to their criteria?

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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino Jr during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

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[OPINION] LEAKED: Director's notes for Duterte's 4th SONA

If Duterte's SONA could be directed like a mainstream blockbuster, what would it look like? This satire piece goes full-budget – with a lot of twists and turns.

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Netizens dare officials: Dengvaxia shot for Persida, rice planting for Cynthia

After Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo's commute stunt, netizens dare other officials to put their money where their mouth is

'It's our happy place': Netizens recall favorite memories of Star City

One of Metro Manila's most beloved attractions is in ashes, and Filipinos take to social media to mourn and reminisce

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Netizens dare officials: Dengvaxia shot for Persida, rice planting for Cynthia

After Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo's commute stunt, netizens dare other officials to put their money where their mouth is

'It's our happy place': Netizens recall favorite memories of Star City

One of Metro Manila's most beloved attractions is in ashes, and Filipinos take to social media to mourn and reminisce

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Finding Gabriela Silang in Abra

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I was drawn to Abra's rolling hills and majestic waterfalls. But with the weather not cooperating, I found myself in a historical place instead.

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Ex-Senate president Nene Pimentel 'in stable condition'

Commission on Human Rights Commissioner Gwen Pimentel Gana says water was removed from the lungs of her father, former Senate president Aquilino 'Nene' Pimentel Jr

Former Senate president Nene Pimentel 'very ill,' says family

PDP-Laban spokesperson Ron Munsayac says that Pimentel, the party chairman emeritus, is in the intensive care unit

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The Papa I lost and found in Japan

Published in Stories In Between

When I was 6 months old, Papa was killed in Japan. That was the beginning and end of the story that made up much of who I am.

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Who won this round? Marcos calls latest PET action ‘good result’

For the Marcos camp, it is a 'positive development' that the PET will now 'deal' with ARMM votes. The Robredo camp says the initial recount win is a clear victory.

Peralta, Bernabe get top votes in chief justice short list

Justice Jose Reyes Jr, getting only one vote, is dropped from the list

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[OPINION] Back in Cebu: Why local voices matter in covering the news

The cultural, religious, socio-economic backgrounds of reporters shape the way they view the world – and in turn greatly impacts their perspective and how they report the stories

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Cebuanos launch campaign to save centuries-old roadside trees from gov't project

Hundreds of trees in Naga City and Carcar City in Cebu are set to be cut within the month for a government project

Metro Manila's next top cop sees diversity, big population as challenges

Brigadier General Debold Sinas makes the big leap from director of Central Visayas police regional director based in Cebu City to chief of the premiere NCR police office

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