Marawi’s bakwit

Marawi’s bakwit

Losing home. As a life condition, nothing can be more harrowing. As a result of government indifference, it’s a traumatic injustice. But losing one’s home as a result of government’s misplaced sense of infrastructure development — over the rights, dignity and...
Deadly Dispatch: Ampatuan massacre 13 years after

Deadly Dispatch: Ampatuan massacre 13 years after

It was a Monday I will never forget. The early morning clime was sunny, warm, the roads decongested. About nine in the morning, my wife and I were halfway through our destination: Greenbelt 3 mall. That day, she was to receive the First Prize for a novel in Filipino...
Most favored ally

Most favored ally

The Philippines has been getting more attention in the United States because of its geographic location in the Indo-Pacific region as tension with China rises not just over the South China Sea but also because of Taiwan.Even during the time of former president Rodrigo...