Various labor groups pay homage to late peasant leader Jimmy Tadeo

Various labor leaders and organizations expressed their great sadness over the demise of long-time peasant leader Jaime “Ka Jimmy” Tadeo. The 1986 Constitutional Commission delegate...

Carmen Guerrero Nakpil: Of legends & adventures

When Carmen Guerrero Nakpil peacefully breathed her last on July 30, 2018, I knew I was witnessing the end of an era of good and insightful writing. There was a moment of denial when I received the early morning text from her daughter, Gemma, which said, “Mom died at 1:30...

Poetry

Two Poems

The Feet When we are born, our fingers and toes are counted to confirm if we have themcomplete.Like the hands, we have two feet.Some were...

As Fog

As fog grazes these hillsawash with browning shrubs,shanties creep from the valleylined with rivers swelling withdry rocks and restless ants.

nothing has changed only the forms of it

nothing has changed only the forms of it when we wedded the struggle brought us before a mayor who joked, run as fast as you can don’t let the dictator catch you

Muon

A fifth fundamental force might help explain some of the big puzzles about the Universe that have exercised scientists in recent decades. BBC The key...

PBBM lauds highest Pag-IBIG dividend rates since pandemic: 6.53% for Regular Savings, 7.03% for MP2

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. lauded Pag-IBIG Fund’s highest dividend rates since the Covid-19 pandemic, as its Regular Savings dividend rate for 2022 reached...

Cleanfuel announces winners of “Paskong Panalo ng Cleanfuel” e-Raffle Promo

Fifty-one-year-old Jeepney Driver Juanito Alcasid, who drives daily from morning until afternoon from Sangandaan to Divisoria (via Abad Santos) route, has been declared the...

Two Scholars Dream Big, Determined To Succeed

“You have to have a dream, whether big or small. Then plan, focus, work hard and be very determined to achieve your goals.” –...

Summer Selebrasyon

In our tropical shores, it’s summer all year round. But the months from March to May are really when nature likes to show off....

Philippines Finest Business Awards 2023

Just 6 months before the much-awaited Philippines Finest Business Awards, organized by La Visual Corporation and Sirbisu Channel in partnership with Hexagon Events Place....

UnionBank Named Best Retail Bank In The Philippines Four Years In A Row

At the most rigorous, prestigious, and transparent annual awards program to recognize institutional and individual leadership in retail financial services in the Asia Pacific...

Greenwich offers limited-time only ‘Buy 1 Get 1 Barkada Deal’ for only P429

Buy one Hawaiian Overload® Barkada Pizza and get a FREE Classic Ham & Cheese solo pizza  FOMO or Fear of Missing Out? Then better not...

Art Meets Sustainability Exhibit Launched in SM Malls in Cebu & Ormoc

SM City Cebu, SM City Consolacion, and SM Center Ormoc recently launched Beyond Green: Where Art Meets Sustainability exhibit, inspiring our young ones in the...

Various labor groups pay homage to late peasant leader Jimmy Tadeo

Various labor leaders and organizations expressed their great sadness over the demise of long-time peasant leader Jaime “Ka Jimmy” Tadeo. The 1986 Constitutional Commission delegate...

Where’s the patis?

A Filipino may denationalize himself but not his stomach. He may travel over the seven seas and the five continents and the two hemispheres...

Literature

Lualhati, Paano Ka Ginawa?

Lualhati Bautista is one hell of a woman. Her quite ordinary face, her typical brown skin, and her average height of about five feet...

Wilfrido D. Nolledo, word magician

NOVEMBER 1972, MARTIAL LAW. MY MAGAZINE THE GRAPHIC, PUBLISHED BY DON Antonio Araneta and edited by noted journalist-lawyer Luis R. Mauricio, was closed down,...

Carmen Guerrero Nakpil: Of legends & adventures

When Carmen Guerrero Nakpil peacefully breathed her last on July 30, 2018, I knew I was witnessing the end of an era of good and insightful writing. There was a moment of denial when I received the early morning text...

Kerima Polotan Tuvera: 85 Years of a life

In high school, four decades before I became a senior citizen, I turned to three writers as models of good writing: Kerima Polotan, Gilda...

The Multi-universe of Gilda Cordero Fernando

In A Memoir Published In The Coffee-Table Book The Philippines: Spirit of Place (Department of Tourism, 1994), Gilda Cordero Fernando—short story writer, essayist, publisher, theater producer, collector of antiques (“with me you don’t say what’s new but what’s old”), visual artist with her own distinctive style, New Age guru and I don’t know what else—traced her roots to Pagsanjan, Laguna.

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 Meralco, Robinsons Land partner to boost ILP capacity 

 The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) and Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) teamed...

 UBX, Post Office partner to drive financial, social inclusion

Towards digitally transformed community financial centers UBX, the leading open finance platform...

‘MayniLOVE’ draws P1.8 million in earnings, 182 jobs

The Manila City government’s ‘MayniLOVE’ event has drawn P1.8 million in...

Feature

Project Coffee

When God created the world in seven days, probably, there was already coffee on the third day. To fast forward human existence, coffee was discovered by goats in Kaffa province in Ethiopia, located in the horn of Africa. Kaldi...

Project Coffee

When God created the world in seven days, probably, there was already coffee on the third day. To fast forward human existence, coffee was...

Red Is the River that Runs

Blood has a peculiar, coppery taste in the mouth. Carmen smells it first, a familiar metallic tang from rusted iron reminiscent of white sartin...

Science and the supernatural: Filipino folklore through a scientific lens

Even with the rise of science and technology, Filipino folklore is still passed on from generation to generation – including stories of creatures and...

Island landmarks, heritage houses & music-making of a lifetime

Pablo Tariman in his hometown Baras, Catanduanes contemplating the island by the sea. (Photo: Floyd Evangelista Flores) As I turn 74 in December, I like to...

Red Is the River that Runs

Blood has a peculiar, coppery taste in the mouth. Carmen smells it first, a familiar metallic tang from rusted iron reminiscent of white sartin...

Lifestyle

Pneumonia vaccine should be made available to all adults—experts

With an ageing population and the need for a healthy workforce, the government and the private sector have to work together to make the pneumonia vaccine available to vulnerable segments of the population to protect them against this vaccine-preventable disease as well as boost morale in the workplace.

Overcoming immunity debt with nutrition

Now that children are back in school, it is important for parents to keep a check on their children’s immunity debt. Quoting a study conducted in France, verywellfamily.com—an award-winning resource...

Coaches unite vs. child pornography

Muntinlupa City, Philippines—Two weeks prior to the 2022 national elections, in late April, 2022, Football for Humanity Foundation gathered 40 coaches from all over the Philippines in Davao City,...

Making STEAM come true: How DOST’s science bus sparks students’ interest inscholarships and science careers

After a pandemic-forced hiatus, the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) restarts nuLab, a mobile science laboratory for senior high school students. For its first road trip,...

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Dale As I Explain to Him This Weird Thing Called Love

Is love visceral? Is love political?We elect emotions as tyrantsDictating the rest of our historyWhile I hold your hands gentlyWalking down the parliamentOf desire...

Teddy

He was known in the social media world as Teddy Faux, and one wouldn’t mistake his appearance: a rounded face with squinted eyes and...

Fritz and the Llama

Fritz and the llamaLive in the desert.Fritz waves Hi to a camel.The llama spits at it.“How rude!” says the camel.“She’s my sister,” says Fritz.Fritz...

Grandpa’s Secret

I used to think my Grandpa was 100 years old. I had every reason to—his hair was pure white, he walked with a cane, and he moved slowly. Sometimes his hands would shake as he gestured or when he would lift a cup of tea to his lips.