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How farmers’ cries for help grow louder amid calamities

While natural disasters wreak havoc across the nation, farmers are left to fend for themselves, to salvage their homes and livelihood.

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Silenced voices and conflicting political narratives burn family bridges

Nothing is more dangerous to familial connections than contrasting political stances. Here, we shed light on what it’s like to live under a roof where you are the minority opinion.

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Beside buried cases house buried truths in the Filipino true crime scene

True crime is often shrouded by the dark air of mystery—but where there is mystery, there are those who aim to expose the truth, whether through podcasts or journalistic reporting.

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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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Bulag-bulagan: Navigating the Philippines’ short-sighted colonial justice system

Despite the multitude of languages in the country, our legislation and the judicial system have yet to adapt to our native tongues.

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Tales of tarnished text: Grappling with the censorship of progressive literature

Progressive literature has the power to overturn outdated and oppressive structures, giving writers the power to decide the future that’s best for them.

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Beyond lightsticks and photocards, K-pop fans mobilize for Halalan 2022

More than entertainment, K-pop is ripe for mobilizing fans to stand up for a fair and peaceful election.

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More than just a passion: Protecting today’s freelance artists

Many freelance artists are unsatisfied with the lack of government support, and are asking for secured benefits and welfare protection.

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In sickness and in health: Videotelephony and the future of weddings

As the pandemic restricts large gatherings from happening, many couples resort to videotelephony to share their special day with loved ones.

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Reentering, from 90 years ago: Witnessing the rebirth of the Metropolitan Theater

The once crowned “Grand Dame of Manila”—the Metropolitan Theater—is slowly regaining its place in the local culture and arts scene.