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How gender oppression thrived under a pro-machismo admin

How gender oppression thrived under a pro-machismo admin

October 18, 20217 min read

It was during a roaring campaign rally on the eve of April 12, 2016. Then-presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte flocked alongside his thousands of followers weeks before the 2016 presidential elections.…

Rant and Rave: ’On The Job—The Missing 8’ finds truth amid chaos

Rant and Rave: ’On The Job—The Missing 8’ finds truth amid chaos

October 13, 20215 min read

Prompting roars of applause from the 2013 Cannes’ Directors Fortnight audience, Erik Matti’s smash-hit On The Job has been notable for placing Filipino storytellers on a global pedestal. As such,…

Rant and Rave: ‘Lucifer’ caps off the devilish detective’s tale

Rant and Rave: ‘Lucifer’ caps off the devilish detective’s tale

October 7, 20215 min read

Ever since the smash-hit Lucifer came out in 2016, audiences found themselves glued to their seats as the story of Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis) and Detective Chloe Decker (Lauren German)…

Word for word: Taking measure of the Filipino translation industry

Word for word: Taking measure of the Filipino translation industry

September 30, 20216 min read

Perhaps it doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone that the Holy Bible is the most widely translated book in the world. By the 20th century, portions of it had…

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

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

September 28, 20216 min read

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…

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