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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30 Years Ago: Coup d'etat and People Power

30 Years Ago: Coup d'etat and People Power

How a failed coup d’etat succeeded in helping oust the Marcoses

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Countdown to the Revolution Part 2: The Election and its Aftermath

Countdown to the Revolution Part 2: The Election and its Aftermath

Snap presidential election, then pandemonium.

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Countdown to the Revolution: The Snap Election of February 1986

Countdown to the Revolution: The Snap Election of February 1986

The snap presidential election of 1986 was the fateful gamble the overconfident Ferdinand Marcos made and lost.

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Gift Guide: For the Bibliophile, Gourmand, Adventurer & Lover of History

Gift Guide: For the Bibliophile, Gourmand, Adventurer & Lover of History

With the holidays coming up, we'd like to do a little pivot from the misery and disaster of the past month to more joyful stuff. Herewith our first gift guide for all Filipinos in the heart.

   

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The General At Ease

The General At Ease

The day after Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba was assigned to lead the investigation of the torture of prisoners in Abu Ghraib by U.S. soldiers, he knew it was a “career ender”.

    

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Healthy, Fancy, Trendy: Quesada Trio Bring Filipino Tastes Mainstream

Healthy, Fancy, Trendy: Quesada Trio Bring Filipino Tastes Mainstream

Who makes Pampanga’s Best tocino, Orientex lumpia, Manila Gold calamansi juice, Magnolia ice cream and a host of other Filipino goodies in the States? 

   

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Awesome Women: Carmen Guerrero Nakpil and Gilda Cordero-Fernando

Awesome Women: Carmen Guerrero Nakpil and Gilda Cordero-Fernando

Gemma Nemenzo would love to have a marathon gabfest–covering breakfast, lunch, dinner and two meriendas–with two of the Philippines' best women writers.

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77 Hours: The Behind-the-Scenes at the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution

77 Hours: The Behind-the-Scenes at the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution

Behind the photogenic scenes of the peaceful revolt were tales of bluster and blunders, political maneuverings and rude awakenings.

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The Poet and The Women He Loved

The Poet and The Women He Loved

The wayward heart of the creator of “Bayan Ko”.

   

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