In this light, Catamco’s speculated surgery takes on a different significance. An alleged nose-lift is no longer simply an alleged nose-lift; it is, quite literally, the embodiment of the break from, or rejection of, our autochthonous conditions as Filipinos, of which the lumad are commonly seen to represent.
Author Archives: ANDREA MALAYA M. RAGRAGIO
Sagot ni Rizal, aba’y natural lamang ito! Nagpapakita pa nga ito ng mas progresibong pagtinging ng mga Pilipino sa mga relasyon ng mga kasarian.
There are dozens of things that could be considered questionable, problematic, and even incredible (in the not-credible, or with no scientific basis, sense) with the Aquino government’s K to 12 program, and so, where to start?
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times – this would be a very apt description of the Mary Jane Veloso episode.
Bibiaon remembers a childhood and early adulthood of relative ease.
She had been lying down on a mat in the corner of the one-room hut that could be reached only after a precarious uphill motorcycle ride on rocky terrain and a twenty-minute trek on foot, somewhere near the headwaters of the Davao River.
If we are going to make a fuss about the Yaya meal, then we should make a fuss about the class contradictions seething underneath it.
For UP this may still be the mid-semester, but for the rest of the Philippines it is already the season for graduations and finishing the academic year.
Naturally, my first thought was, not again.
Many of our young’uns by now must be familiar with the controversy that erupted in the hip-hop scene a few days before Christmas involving award-winning rapper Iggy Azalea and fellow musician Azealia Banks.