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Dengue de Rigueur

Summer comes, and with it mosquitoes and dengue. Even as the holiday cold fritters away, the Department of Health has already noticed an alarming spike...

A little lesson in journalistic accuracy

In journalism, there are two ways—and these must be achieved simultaneously—to guarantee accuracy. First, go hot on the trail of the facts, thereby securing backdrop,...

Jolo on my mind

  The first filtered photographs that did the rounds of social media came to me as a shock. The explosion ripped the old wooden pews like...

Suffer the little children

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” — Novelist James Baldwin Let’s begin...

Trigger warning

A long a narrow pavement behind the garage of our old home, on a cold night too distant to recall in detail, I stood...

Our run-off to the Graphic’s centennial

This June, the Philippines Graphic magazine turns 92 as a magazine title. On our 100th anniversary, the year 2027 (God willing I live that long),...

5 Things I need to do in 2019

The New Year heralds hope. Well, at least, that’s what we all want to believe. Kinda like kicking off a new beginning after the previous...

New World Order: to rob the world blind

  One word describes 2018: exhausting. It was exhausting because of its politics. It was exhausting for its excesses. It was exhausting due to its wanton...

Dignité Pour Tous

To partake in the body politic of the nation, each national must rise and remain in constant rebellion against himself.   — Hannah Arendt, “On Revolution” France,...

A matter of honor

I believe we, Filipinos, deserve a break. A break from what, you ask? Well, a long break from the status quo. To those uninitiated...

Akademyang Filipino: Reenvisioning the Filipino intelligentsia

As early as Sept. 2017, I received an email informing me that I was recommended to be part of a group which was soon...

What we can learn from the Chinese

When I think of the Chinese, immediately I’m transported to this old restaurant, The Rice Bowl. It once stood somewhere in Ongpin, Binondo. There,...
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