The Political Outsider

The Political Outsider

At this late stage of the ongoing presidential contest, the man to beat appears to be Rodrigo Duterte—until very recently an outsider to national politics whom very few thoughtful Filipinos took seriously. How does one account for the phenomenal rise to national stature of a local politician from a remote corner of Mindanao?

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The Weigh-In: Bongbong vs. Leni

The Weigh-In: Bongbong vs. Leni

Why Bongbong Marcos is surging and why Leni Robredo may well be a giant-slayer in the tight race for the Philippine vice-presidency.

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Opinion: What Happens If Bongbong Marcos Becomes Vice President?

Opinion: What Happens If Bongbong Marcos Becomes Vice President?

Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr., the son, also rises.

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Tai Chi Chuan Sword and the Cop

Tai Chi Chuan Sword and the Cop

When a policeman drew a gun on a martial artist practicing his routine in a Pennsylvania park.

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Dig Into the American Period in the Philippines at Ateneo

Dig Into the American Period in the Philippines at Ateneo

The American Historical Collection at the Ateneo de Manila Rizal Library is a gold mine for Philippine-American history buffs.

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The Happy Home Cook: Nora V. Daza's Royal Russian Salad and Homemade Mayo

The Happy Home Cook: Nora V. Daza's Royal Russian Salad and Homemade Mayo

With beets becoming more popular among health conscious foodies, here's a traditional favorite that uses them.

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Polls Expectations

Polls Expectations

Here’s how the Philippine national election campaigns are faring as of this writing.

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An Open Letter to Mayor Duterte

An Open Letter to Mayor Duterte

The leading contender for the Philippine presidency has to understand the seriousness of his joke.

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Of Cocks and Men

Of Cocks and Men

Cockfighting as a phallic analogy.

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[PARTNER] 10TH Annual ‘Our Family, Our Future’

[PARTNER] 10TH Annual ‘Our Family, Our Future’

ALLICE Alliance for Community Empowerment, a nonprofit all-volunteer organization based in Daly City, is partnering with the Philippine Consulate General, Holy Child & St. Martin Episcopal Church and Thomasians USA to define, depict and prevent elder abuse in their 10th annual “Our Family, Our Future” 1-3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 30 at Holy Child & St. Martin Episcopal Church.

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