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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...

CHED releases stipends for SUCs, LUCs

The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) said on Sunday that it has released subsidy funds for at least 33 state universities and colleges (SUCs) and 19 local...

Gatchalian urges LGUS to set up isolation facilities

SEN. Sherwin Gatchalian has urged all local government units (LGUs) to set up makeshift hospitals where patients with mild symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019...

Port congestion looms

Port congestion looms at the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) as more than 2,000 container vans containing essential goods stuck at the ports despite...

Marcos urges agencies to speed up prototype PPE approval

SEN. Maria Josefa Imelda "Imee" Marcos has urged the Department of Health (DoH) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to speed up the...

Lawmaker to DA: Help local farmers

Magsasaka party-list Rep. Argel Cabatbat has urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) to support local farmers to ensure their livelihood and the country’s food...

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