Op-Ed: Mr. President, Feel for the Fallen

Op-Ed: Mr. President, Feel for the Fallen

After the slaughter of 44 police commandos in central Mindanao, President Aquino seemed like a cold automaton impatient to move on.

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Seeing the Pope

Seeing the Pope

The author didn’t kiss Pope Francis’ ring, but seeing him up close was good enough.

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Sen. Grace Poe, Reluctant ‘Presidentiable’

Sen. Grace Poe,  Reluctant ‘Presidentiable’

Will non-nonsense Senator Grace Poe be the political giant killer in 2016?  

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10 Things I’ve Learned in Manila

10 Things I’ve Learned in Manila

Not all cab drivers are Filipino and nine more things a dual-citizen returnee has learned in Manila.

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If I Were to Have a Chat with Pope Francis

If I Were to Have a Chat with Pope Francis

A Filipina medical doctor and reproductive health advocate would like to have a word with Pope Francis when he visits the Philippines in January ’15.

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Jojo Binay’s Rough Ride

Jojo Binay’s Rough Ride

With the exposure of frontrunner Jojo Binay’s unseemly wealth, the 2016 presidential race becomes wide open.

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The Philippines Is Also in the Heart

The Philippines Is Also in the Heart

In trying to understand the world, a Filipino American learns to build bridges back to the Philippines.

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The Brilliant, Star-Crossed Life of Jerry Barican

The Brilliant, Star-Crossed Life of Jerry Barican

Former youth leader, businessman and presidential spokesman Jerry Barican was a gentleman who just wanted to lead a happy and meaningful life in a world unraveling at the seams.

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Stories From an Immersion Program

Stories From an Immersion Program

What a group of University of San Francisco Students learned from the poor of the Philippines.

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Habitual Singers

Habitual Singers

The Singing Priests of Tagbilaran want to put quake-damaged churches together again.

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