Analysis: Duterte’s Pivot Mainly Benefits China

Analysis: Duterte’s Pivot Mainly Benefits China

Why Duterte’s fling with Beijing is a losing proposition so far.

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Ninoy Changed My Life

Ninoy Changed My Life

I never met Ninoy Aquino or President Marcos, but I wish I had met Ninoy. I want to tell him, “Thank you.”

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A Transgender Restroom Incident and Filipino LGBT Rights

A Transgender Restroom Incident and Filipino LGBT Rights

The harsh detention of a Filipina transgender who tried to use the women’s restroom in a Metro Manila shopping mall has revived legislative efforts to protect the country’s LGBT community.

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A Deadly Quake Tests Batanes’ Tradition of Resiliency

A Deadly Quake Tests Batanes’ Tradition of Resiliency

Relying on an age-old communal spirit, the people of Batanes are picking themselves up in the face of the devastation inflicted by the massive earthquake of July  27, 2019.

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News Media in Danger in the Time of Duterte

News Media in Danger in the Time of Duterte

Find out why freedom of the press is in serious danger in the Philippines.

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Opinion: Many Filipino Children Are Treated as Criminals

Opinion: Many Filipino Children Are Treated as Criminals

Why lowering the age of criminal liability to 9 or 12 is a crime against humanity.

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EDSA’s “Stairway to Heaven”

EDSA’s “Stairway to Heaven”

Why people love to hate the Metro Manila Development Authority

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High Noon in the West Philippine Sea

High Noon in the West Philippine Sea

Find out how, despite its international court victory over China’s maritime claims, the Philippines’ sovereignty has been eroded.

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A True Chronicle of the Reproductive Health Law’s Odyssey

A True Chronicle of the Reproductive Health Law’s Odyssey

Introducing the book that traces the tortuous path of a legislative breakthrough for Filipino women and families.

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Baguio City Goes Cuss-Free, or Will It?

Baguio City Goes Cuss-Free, or Will It?

Baguio City’s anti-profanity ordinance is goddamn controversy.

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