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Filipinos in video games: Is it just a fad?

In recent years, we have seen a growing number of Filipino characters in video games. Some are accurate representations of our culture, while others...

The travails of the good old Uncle Sam

I start with the main point: even with the change of the Presidency in January 2021, the US that recently faltered unceremoniously by getting...

Homage to the Acacia trees

The acacia trees of the academic oval are silent witnesses to the travails of the denizens of the Diliman campus of the University of...

EDITORIAL: Disaster response lessons from Odette

The wrath of Odette caught most everyone in Palawan by surprise and largely unprepared. This conclusion is evident, given how local governments and voluntary...

OP-ED: Bayanihan sa Palawan

Hindi biro ang hagupit ng nagdaang bagyo sa iba’t ibang bahagi ng Pilipinas, partikular sa Palawan mahigit dalawang linggo na ang nakakaraan. Maraming kabahayan...

The legacy of UP Law Dean Merlin Magallona

The legal profession lost one of its Filipino luminaries in the field of international law, as former UP College of Law Dean Merlin Magallona...

God has feathers and I found them in Alaska

For your information, this story is a continuation of my first article, ‘Of Independence, I Carried Blood’ where I talked about the first part...

Lantern parade of hope and love

The University of the Philippines (UP) system normally celebrates the Christmas season the best way one can imagine with a parade of lights, floats,...

To teach law in the grand manner

As freshies in 1992 at the UP College of Law, the imposing words of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. welcomed us to Malcolm Hall:...

Crises on Christmas

"Parang hindi po Pasko, Father." I could not help but agree with this comment of one of my parishioners. I imagine that this is...

An evening with Chito Gascon, Voltes V, and human rights

International Human Rights Day in the Philippines was celebrated this year in the Philippines without the presence of human rights icon Chito Gascon. December 10...

EDITORIAL: A tourism bubble in the midst of the pandemic

This week, Puerto Princesa City officially opened its doors to domestic tourists, lifting travel restrictions that had been in place since the pandemic began...