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‘Songs Sprung from Native Soils’: Mindanao storytellers get personal

ALL writers have stories to tell. They tell stories that mimic life, often in all its fullness, because life itself is a story. There...

Chalk Art

Knowing this Will be washed away He persists in retracing His memory: Moon’s full watch Unlidded by clouds Bay’s huge waves’ Brash lunge Seafoam tonguing Crushing the stones. His lover’s body Conjured to fade With the...

The Crocodile

Last of two parts THEY met at the garden. There were tall bamboo stalks. The captain — he would always be the captain in Isidro’s...

The Crocodile

First of two parts 1 ONCE upon a time, there was a very strong man named Isidro. He wanted to be a first lieutenant, but...

Screenwriter, five others to be ‘devirginized’ at VLF 16

SIX "virgin" playwrights, including a writer-actress, made it to the 16th edition of the Virgin Labfest (VLF) the annual festival of untried, untested, unstaged...

Earthrise

Floating on the waters of darkness, Blue and white in your stillness, You appeared frail and beautiful. I saw you for the very first time When I was...

‘About the dying dog’: Let the Trojan Horses in

THE Trojan Horse is probably the most popular inanimate figure in Greek mythology. It ended the Trojan War, that epic mess that ensued after...

‘Ang Lunes na Mahirap Bunuin’ to be launched

LIBRONG LIRA, the publishing arm of the Linangan sa Imahen Retorika at Anyo (LIRA), will launch a new edition of 2007 Palanca Hall of...

Phantoms in Mama’s Lungs

Whenever I am away and a sharp longing for Mother stabs at me, I would buy a stick of cigarette, light it in the dark and...

‘Broken Islands’: Familial, feudal ties fuel character-driven novel

MANY theories have been presented that attempt to dissect the events that have shaped the world. One controversial assertion is that geography determines a...

MMDA to close U-turns slots along EDSA starting on Sept 27

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday announced the gradual closure of several U-turn slots along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) starting on...

Local business groups back shift of Metro Manila to MGCQ

BUSINESS groups have expressed support for further easing of quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila to open more sectors of the economy, as the government...

7 Filipinas bound for UAE rescued from human traffickers

IMMIGRATION authorities at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) foiled an attempt by human trafficking syndicates to sneak out of the country seven unsuspecting...

Canada’s Trudeau promises one million jobs, warns of virus second wave

OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled a grand plan Wednesday to address social inequalities laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic and create one million...

Liza Soberano files complaint vs telco employee over rape remark

POPULAR actress Liza Soberano filed a formal criminal case against an employee of an internet service provider who posted a rape threat about her...
 

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