The ‘Indio Hacendero’ of Angono

The ‘Indio Hacendero’ of Angono

Learn about a little-known story of cultural accommodation and land disputes in Spanish Philippines.

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Pieces of the (Midnight) Sun: Sketches of An Alaskero

Pieces of the (Midnight) Sun: Sketches of An Alaskero

A writer recalls the doldrum and drama in Alaska’s salmon canneries of decades past.

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Hello, Dali: Salvador, Venus and Me

Hello, Dali: Salvador, Venus and Me

As a young man, the author bought a ‘Salvador Dali print,’ and for a good part of his adult life worried if he had been conned.

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Lucky Charm

Lucky Charm

With luck, a little girl saves a basketball team from a 28-year drought. Twelve years later, the luck she brings hasn’t faded away.

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Your Favorite Stories for 2018

Your Favorite Stories for 2018

Rock stars, martial law and food dominated Positively Filipino's most-read stories of 2018. In case you missed them or you want to enjoy them all over again, here's the Top 10 list.

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‘Just 17’ again in the birthplace of the Beatles

‘Just 17’ again in the birthplace of the Beatles

A visit to Liverpool revives memories of the Fab Four and cheerful adolescence.

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Banana Leaves, Rice, and Coconut

Banana Leaves, Rice, and Coconut

What a Filipino American writer learned about Filipino Christmas traditions, memories, and diaspora.

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My Vow for Undang

My Vow for Undang

A young Filipina officer in the U.S. Navy safely guides her ship through dangerous waters and fulfills a vow she made as a child when a devastating typhoon battered her island.

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Martial Law Stories: Torture

Martial Law Stories: Torture

A Hawaii court found the Marcoses guilty of human rights violations based on nearly 10,000 depositions from abuse and torture victims. The writer Jose “Pete” Lacaba’s account of his excruciating experience was one of them.

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Martial Law Stories: Captured and Taken

Martial Law Stories: Captured and Taken

A childhood memory of a time of fear.

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