Saturday, November 18, 2017

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Martial Law in the Philippines

Amnesty International, 1977 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and respected activist organization on global human rights, gives a not so conservative estimate in the whole Marcos Martial Law years: 70,000...

119th Philippine Independence Day: How Relevant is Freedom for Modern-Day Filipinos?

 “Our freedom was once taken from us by fellow Filipinos. If we’re not vigilant, this can happen again… May we never lose our patience with the ways of democracy,...

The Baby Trade and Wombs for Hire

In 1986, a movie entitled Palimos ng Pag-ibig (Begging for Love) was released containing a relatively controversial topic – surrogacy. In the story, the married couple appears to be...

Child Labor in the Philippines

“Hi, I am Mando. I am 8 years old, and I’m finished with grade 3. I know how to write and to read a little. I am helping my...

Pauwi Na – True to Life Story ng Isang Pamilya

Nabalitaan mo ba yung isang pamilya na umuwi ng probinsya na gamit lamang ang kanilang padyak? Kung hindi ay panuodin mo na lang ay pelikulang ito para malaman mo...
Filipino Consumerism

Konsumerismo Sa Pilipinas: Bakit Mas Tinatangkilik Ng Mga Pilipino Ang Imported Na Produkto?

Naisip mo ba kung bakit mas ginugusto ng mga Pilipino na bumili ng imported na mga kalakal kaysa sa mga lokal na produkto? Marahil ay napapansin mo na ang...

HapPinoy: Why Are Filipinos Always Happy?

You’ve seen us before, always flashing smiles for the camera. While news reporters detail with a calamitous scene, Filipinos — notorious for their exuberance — puzzle people with our...

He Said, She Said but the Victim Ends Up Dead

As a writer, I’ve my doing my best to stay out of politics, government issues, and the recent EJK killings. One of my fears is to be tagged as...

A Day with Aislee: A 12-year-old Rape Survivor

I recently visited a rehabilitation center in my city for abused women. While most of the residents were in their mid-30’s, I couldn’t help but notice a pre-teenage girl...

MADALING GAGUHIN ANG PINOY

Pasensiya na, mga kababayan, pero ito ang posibleng iniisip ng mga nanloko at nanloloko sa atin. Ilang beses na bang nagago ang ating lahi di lang ng mga banyagang...