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NY Times Mistook The Philippines A Vassal Archipelago Of The U.S.

Some 8509 miles from across the globe, New York Times counseled President Benigno Simeon Aquino to step down from power after  2016 because the fragile democracy in the country is in peril if he amends the constitution to   run again and to clip the powers of the Supreme Court. 767 more words


Mariquina: making the predictable unpredictably good

By Maricar Gabriel

Note: Spoilers below.

Mariquina, top billed by Mylene Dizon and Ricky Davao, explores the compelling relationship between a father and his daughter. 767 more words

Movie Review

Imelda. Kecantikan, sepatu, dan kekuasaan.

Iron Lady, julukan yang diberikan para wartawan Uni Soviet pada Perdana Menteri Inggris Margaret Thatcher, Titanium Lady adalah nickname yang diberikan untuk mantan United States Secretary of State… 210 more words

Keluarga Esjepe


I did not give these photos much thought when they first started appearing on my Facebook feed a few months ago. Because the photos didn’t have much substance and whoever released them didn’t know the difference between “regimen” and “regime”, I dismissed them as one-off posts that had no chance of getting passed on and shared. 426 more words


An Interview with Ma-Yi Theater’s Jorge Ortoll

Jorge Ortoll is the executive director of Ma-Yi Theater, a New York City-based Asian American theater company. We spoke about changes in the company’s mission, audience development, the Ma-Yi Writers Lab, and what’s coming up for the company, which recently completed its 25th anniversary season. 1,985 more words


Postscript to Channel NewsAsia's Article on Imelda and the Ateneans

Channel NewsAsia says in its news piece: 

A leading Catholic university in the Philippines has apologised for inviting former first lady Imelda Marcos to speak after photos of her relishing the occasion caused a social media storm.

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The Nuclear Power Plant Fiasco

I am adding this post-script to my article on “The Marcoses and the Missing Filipino Millions” because a couple of the comments I have received question whether the Philippines has a nuclear power plant or not. 134 more words