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Michael “Xiao” Chua

The DNA of Pinoy komiks

JOSE Rizal was fixated with the Asian story “The Monkey and the Turtle,” which is about how a small turtle outsmarted a big monkey....

Paterno and the National Library and Museum

BEFORE the suspension of classes due to the coronavirus pandemic, my co-authors and researchers in the Quiapo Church Book Project — Dr. Lars Ubaldo...

‘Consummatum est’

TOMORROW, March 15, should have been the last day of Saul Hofileña Jr. and Guy Custodio’s “HoCus 2: Cuadricula” exhibit at the National Museum...

Pedro Paterno: A second look

HEROES are useful signposts in our history if you are a teacher. Students can easily identify with them, especially the established ones. But we...

HoCus focus on the marginal

UNIQUE is the “HoCus 2: Cuadricula” among exhibits past and present at the Philippines’ National Museum of Fine Arts because the paintings were credited...

Patterns of history from Ileto

IN Saul Hofileña and Guy Custodio’s Hocus: Cuadricula exhibit at the National Museum of Fine Arts, a painting titled “Ang Pasyon” shows words from...

Two lessons from Rey Ileto

FOR about a month this year, Reynaldo Clemeña Ileto will be calling De La Salle University (DLSU) home. He has accepted the invitation of...

Mixed legacy of Quincentennial in HOCUS exhibit

AS the 2021 celebration of the Quincentennial of the Victory at Mactan and related events is fast approaching, it is time to reflect on...

Hocus in the quincentennial

MILESTONE national commemorations sponsored by the state in the past have been effective agents of public history. We have seen how the Rizal and...

Sigwa: First Quarter Storm for the young

ON Jan. 26, 1970, fresh from being inaugurated as the first president to win a second term since Manuel Luis Quezon, President Ferdinand Marcos...

Customs: Importation of PPE, medical supplies tax-free

THE importation of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other medical emergency supply critical in the fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) are now tax and duty-free. Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo...

Quarantine period may extend in select areas- Galvez

The enhanced quarantine period may be extended in some areas as the government would adopt a "carrier-centric" approach aimed at detecting, isolating and treating...

Japan’s Fujifilm starts Avigan trial to treat coronavirus

TOKYO: Japan's Fujifilm has begun clinical trials to test the effectiveness of its anti-flu drug Avigan in treating patients with the new coronavirus, after...

PNP Chief Gamboa tests negative for Covid-19

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief Archie Francisco Gamboa tested negative for the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). BGen. Bernard Banac, PNP spokesman, told The Manila...

LGU passes not necessary in checkpoints — Eleazar

QUARANTINE passes from the local government units (LGUs) are not necessary in passing through the checkpoints, the Philippine National Police (PNP) clarified on Wednesday.According...