August 21 Stories

August 21 Stories

August 21, 1983 will be forever remembered as the day Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr. was assassinated. But something else happened on August 21 twelve years prior to Ninoy's martyrdom -- the Plaza Miranda bombing in 1971. 

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12 Mind-blowing Facts About Metro Manila

12 Mind-blowing Facts About Metro Manila

Think you know almost everything about Metro Manila? Think again.

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Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

Tempting fate? Here's a look at Filipino "folk beliefs."

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[PARTNER] ARRAS: A New Way of Looking at Coral Reefs

[PARTNER] ARRAS: A New Way of Looking at Coral Reefs

Kites and GoPro cameras speed up marine research.

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10 Filipino Billionaires in 2014

10 Filipino Billionaires in 2014

We’ll say it again – you’re not on the list, neither are we.

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“Selling” My Story

“Selling” My Story

A freelance journalist in the Philippines learns how to make foreign editors care about her local stories.

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How a Governor Slew a Bureaucratic Dragon with Common Sense

How a Governor Slew a Bureaucratic Dragon with Common Sense

The former governor of Leyte successfully kept good doctors at the provincial hospital by giving them competitive pay, although standing laws wouldn’t allow him.

 

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A Valiant People's Army

A Valiant People's Army

Rare photographs to memorialize a people’s army that fought and bled for Philippine independence

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