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Ian Rosales Casocot

Based in Dumaguete City, Ian Rosales Casocot is the author of Don't Tell Anyone: Literary Smut, Bamboo Girls: Stories and Poems from a Forgotten Life, Heartbreak and Magic: Stories of Fantasy and Horror, and Beautiful Accidents. He has won the Palanca six times for his stories. In 2008, his novel Sugar Land was longlisted in the Man Asia Literary Prize. He was Writer-in-Residence for the International Writers Program of the University of Iowa in 2010.

Ceferina in Apartment 2G

When she looks out the window from the second-floor apartment she is in, it strikes her that the blueness of the late afternoon sky over Los Angeles does not have the same familiar aquamarine comfort of home. How can the sky be so different here? And yet here it is: there is a cobalt deepness to the blue that makes it feel like a gigantic void closing in, and when she thinks about it deeply, she finds herself shivering a little.

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Rice Wine

When Santiago saw her in the mirror, comb in hand, he knew it was time for him. It was time to leave the hut. For it was the time of the crescent moon and if there were people he knew in the corner store, it was time...

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, along with other publications, except the crony Daily Express. Staffers more radical than me were on the run, hunted by the military. Mauricio was...

Cleanfuel Media Advisory

Cleanfuel will implement price adjustment, effective Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023 at 4:01PM. ⬆️ Diesel + 1.00/L (Increase) ⬆️ Gasoline + 1.30/L (Increase) Stay safe and healthy.

Trade Unions hail ILO Mission’s recommendations to PHL government

Various trade unions in the country supported the recommendation of a United Nations agency to establish a Presidential Commission to address EJKs of workers and to promote freedom of association. The recommendation was forwarded by the International Labor Organization-High-Level Tripartite Mission (ILO-HLTM) to representatives of the Philippine government,...

Pizza Hut, Airrack break Guinness World Record for largest pizza

No one out-pizzas the Hut. It’s official! Pizza Hut has broken the world record for the largest pizza with its mammoth, 13,990-square-foot pizza created with popular YouTuber Airrack at LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, California last Jan. 18. The Guinness World Records officially recognized the Double Pepperoni Big...

Pag-IBIG finances over 18,000 socialized homes forlow-wage earners in 2022

Pag-IBIG Fund financed 18,657 homes for low-income and minimum-wage earners in 2022, its top officials announced Friday (Jan. 27). Socialized homes represent 18% of the 105,212 homes financed by the agency for 2022. The aggregate amount released for socialized housing loans, meanwhile, is 7% or P8.28 billion of...

UBX, AIM Global and its newest subsidiary Orbix Victus International join hands to launch financial super app for 3M distributors

Alliance in Motion (AIM) Global together with Orbix Victus International (OVI) the leading direct-selling company in the country, has tapped UBX, the leading open finance platform in the Philippines, to develop a super app that will enable its over three million distributors to offer digital financial solutions...

Sitel Group® Maximizes Work Culture with MAX Program

Employing powerful practices to keep employees happy and engaged Aware how corporate culture is critical to employee satisfaction and could spell the difference between a company that's merely surviving and one that's actively thriving, Sitel Group® , one of the largest global providers of customer experience products and...

Romantic Stays in the Heart of the Metro

There is no need to go too far to celebrate this Valentine's with your loved ones, VS Hotel Convention Center got you. This Love Season, VS Hotel offers Romantic Stays, an overnight stay in a King Room good for two for only Php 4300, or a Premium Queen...

A Different Kind of Love at Las Casas this February

The Philippines' premier heritage destination for all occasions, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, will be hosting romantic stays, food, and historic adventures this Love Season. Celebrate all kinds of love in any property of Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, in Bataan or Quezon City. Spend quality time with...

2023 APPCU (Award for Promoting Philippines-China Understanding) now open for nominations

After the successful 2021 and 2022 Award for Promoting Philippines-China ceremonies for the Understanding (APPCU), the Association for Philippines-China Understanding (APCU) and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Philippines recently announced at the Pandesal Forum of Kamuning Bakery Cafe in Quezon City its...

Gov. Ebdane bares priority development projects

IBA, Zambales — Gov. Hermogenes Ebdane Jr. on Monday revealed plans for more development projects to improve public service delivery, create more economic opportunities, and further push for development sustainability in Zambales. Speaking before the Zambales provincial board and other local government officials in his 2023 State...