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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Opinion: Never mind EDSA: Remember the mini-EDSAs, the battles before the uprising

Opinion: Never mind EDSA: Remember the mini-EDSAs, the battles before the uprising

The history of EDSA goes back 10 years before Ninoy Aquino was assassinated.

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Movie Review: ‘Goyo: The Boy General’ is Profound and Relevant

Movie Review: ‘Goyo: The Boy General’ is Profound and Relevant

See Jerrold Tarog’s new movie “Goyo” and think of our Philippines today.

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Life with the Tarot

Life with the Tarot

Philippine history is in the cards, says the new Filipino Tarot.

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A Man and His Book: Unmasking Duplicities of the Past

A Man and His Book: Unmasking Duplicities of the Past

From a writer’s collection of old books, documents and memorabilia comes the answer to his question: “How did foreigners come to rule the Philippines for so long?”

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A Bookstore of Filipino Aspirations

A Bookstore of Filipino Aspirations

National Artist for Literature F. Sionil Jose Turns 90
A bookstore that’s a corridor to the past.

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Gemelli Carreri, An Italian in Manila, 1696

Gemelli Carreri, An Italian in Manila, 1696

A 17th century traveler visits Manila and records his observations in a bestseller.

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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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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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