Portrait of History as a Filipino Family

Portrait of History as a Filipino Family

Through this brief history of one Filipino family, one may gather intriguing insights into the evolution of Philippine society in the 120 years since the Philippine Revolution. 

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War and Forgiving

War and Forgiving

Is it possible to forgive the unforgivable, like war crimes? Find out how one Philippine president dealt with this question.

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This is American History

This is American History

Why is Filipino American history not considered a part of American history, a poet asks.

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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 Reunion of Strangers

A Reunion of Strangers

Several strangers, crossed paths, and a revolutionary flag make a full circle for the author.

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Street of Faded Glory

Street of Faded Glory

The Escolta was Manila’s gem of a shopping street, until neglect and idiotic city officials made it go to seed.

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Oh, My! Snakes, Wild Beasts and Virile White Hunters

Oh, My! Snakes, Wild Beasts and Virile White Hunters

How Western men in the 19th and 20th centuries used travel to the Philippines to depict themselves as brave adventurers.

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The Bold Soprano

The Bold Soprano

The daring Filipina opera understudy who gave her breakout performance in “Madame Butterfly” in New York, 1938.

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Yesterdays in Ermita (Part 2)

Yesterdays in Ermita (Part 2)

Things you didn’t know about this historic Manila neighborhood.

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He Was The Most Positively Pinoy

He Was The Most Positively Pinoy

Why Fil-Ams will miss Uncle Fred Cordova.   

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