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Love transcends death through the Ibaloys’ rituals

The Ibaloys of Benguet do not believe death to be the end. The spirits of the deceased live on through the Ibaloys’ unwavering dedication to continuing their tradition.

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Through the facades of modernization projects lie the fisherfolk left behind

Corporate giants greedily reclaim land and sea to build mega infrastructures, causing the fisherfolks’ loss of livelihood and homes.

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Rediscovering the medley: Bodabil, a jewel of the past

Bodabil’s magic has lost its shimmer in the Philippine entertainment repertoire. But its legacy lives on, inspiring many of today’s variety shows.

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Undying Passion: Sarah Elago champions the youth, the marginalized, and the Filipino

Sarah Elago’s compassionate advocacies translate to how she continuously fights for the youth’s voices to be heard.

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How t’nalak looms the threads of T’boli traditions

T’nalak represents both the T’boli community’s personal dream and their tribe’s rich culture.

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Caged in: The truth behind the child sexual abuse conundrum

Many of the child sexual abuse victims and their families fight for justice and accountability from perpetrators.

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A whiff of fresh air: Savoring life through the artist’s olfaction

The Philippine olfaction industry is on a slow rise, spreading its fragrance one scent at a time.

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An unsung carol: Silent nights of a domestic worker

For many domestic workers, the holiday season may not always be filled with joy.

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Unraveling the supernatural: Examining elements of modern Filipino witchcraft

Magic, sorcery, and the supernatural are only the tip of the iceberg in witchcraft.

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Dead man’s land: On the ground with environmental activists

The Philippines is renowned for its rich biodiversity, boasting around 240 protected areas of land and water. But all this is under threat as wide-scale infrastructure, modernization, and resource extraction displace indigenous peoples (IPs) and propel the encroaching climate emergency. Moved by this purpose, environmental activists are on the frontlines, advocating for concrete policies and…