Martial Law Stories: The “Torture” of Playing for Miss Universe 1974

Martial Law Stories: The “Torture” of Playing for Miss Universe 1974

Find out what it was like to do a “command performance” for Imelda Marcos in the ‘70s.

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Martial Law Stories: House Arrest

Martial Law Stories: House Arrest

A member of a leftist family is imprisoned in his own house.

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Martial Law Stories: Raid!

Martial Law Stories: Raid!

The writer has a close call when Philippine Constabulary operatives raided his house in search of one of his activist brothers.

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Movie Review: ‘Goyo: The Boy General’ is Profound and Relevant

Movie Review: ‘Goyo: The Boy General’ is Profound and Relevant

See Jerrold Tarog’s new movie “Goyo” and think of our Philippines today.

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The Happy Home Cook: Tahong Especial

The Happy Home Cook: Tahong Especial

Here's a simple pulutan recipe using mussels from formerly incarcerated officers and soldiers.

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Papa’s Japanese Rice

Papa’s Japanese Rice

The author pays homage to cooking of her father, who wore the apron at home.

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Contemporary Filipino Basketry Helps Subsistence Farmers Survive

Contemporary Filipino Basketry Helps Subsistence Farmers Survive

How basket-weaving helps rural and indigenous communities make ends meet.

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The Happy Home Cook: Beef, Tripe, and Ginger Soup with Bitter Beer (IPA Papaitan)

The Happy Home Cook: Beef, Tripe, and Ginger Soup with Bitter Beer (IPA Papaitan)

Hailing from the Ilocos region of the Northern Philippines, the bracingly bitter soup known as Papaitan is a source of local pride, and what many consider to be the ultimate Pulutan. In fact, it was a favorite of my late grandfather, Juan, who usually drank a can of Keystone alongside his Papaitan.

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Corazon Pecson Pagnani’s Art of Healing

Corazon Pecson Pagnani’s Art of Healing

Meet an artist who uses her passion to help mental patients.

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Watch Out World: Marvin Gapultos Puts Pulutan on the Global Table

Watch Out World: Marvin Gapultos Puts Pulutan on the Global Table

Find out why Marvin Gapultos’ bar bites are not your Kuya’s pulutan.

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