Press Freedom will remain without Rappler

June 15, 1991, Mt. Pinatubo eruption one of the terrifying memories of the people of my hometown. Ashfall, darkness, and grief this was some of the vivid memories I had when Mt. Pinatubo erupted food was being rationed, it was dark for days, my grandmother and her sisters kept praying out of fear they keep…

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Isa para kay Jimmy ( An ode to Jimmy )

How does romantic partners, married couples, and “friends with benefits” express their intimacy these days?  I’ve read the news about Jim Paredes’ sex scandal and I was really surprised that at his age he would do such a thing ( may padila-dila pa ) I have to be honest though, he made me feel so…

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India-Pakistan: tensions arise

I am not a man of prayers and faith but I hope the new hostilities in India-Pakistan de-escalates soon, I also hope that no foreign intervention happens or else this can be a start to third world war https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.aljazeera.com/amp/news/2019/02/pakistan-shoots-indian-fighter-jets-military-190227055937142.html   blitzkrieg bopof mixed race, spending time living in both countries gives me a very good…

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Beyond The Bay

Hatred dumbs. Hatred stalls progress. Hatred blinds. Hatred kills. When Duterte won the presidency, machinations started in trying to deposed him. And those were not clandestine operations but open campaigns against a duly elected president. Every bad joke, any misogynist remark, any fentanyl laced rumor, any allegation of wrongdoing were exploited with only one purpose.…

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