Love in the Time of Martial Law

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[Entry 48, The SubSelfie Blog] Note: First featured on a news report last year for State of the Nation with Jessica Soho. Fe and Roger had been co-teachers in a university for quite some… Continue reading

Frustrations of a Photojournalist by Ronin Bautista

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[Entry 47, The SubSelfie Blog] Guest blogger: Ronin Bautista is a former web producer for GMA News Online. He is presently working in the private sector but he is still active in online journalism.… Continue reading

Desaparecidos: The Effects of their Mysterious Abductions

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[Entry 46, The SubSelfie Blog] This article is a sequel. Read the first part here. Desaparecidos are people who vanished without a trace and against their will. The term has roots in Latin America… Continue reading

Caught in Conflict: Golan Heights and Trapped Filipino Soldiers

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[Entry 45, The SubSelfie Blog] Co-written with Lian Buan Update: The Armed Forces of the Philippines has confirmed that all of our soldiers have evaded the rebels this morning (Sunday, 5am Manila time). To… Continue reading

The Myth of ‘The Butcher’ Jovito Palparan by Dano Tingcungco

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[Entry 44, The SubSelfie Blog] This article is the first of a two-part series. Read the sequel here. Guest blogger: Dano Tingcungco has been a news reporter for GMA News since April 2007 and… Continue reading

The Burial of Anria Espiritu: Justice and the Death Penalty

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[Entry 43, The SubSelfie Blog] When people bid a dead person farewell, most would say rest in peace. But for casualties of crime, will there really be peace for families and loved ones… Continue reading

Of Rape and Other Demons: The Story of Anria Espiritu

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[Entry 42, The SubSelfie Blog] Update: Details of Anria’s burial can be read in this article. Anria, my second cousin… it’s such an irony how I only got to know more about you now that… Continue reading

Living with AIDS

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[Entry 41, The SubSelfie Blog] It happened August last year. Despite his difficulty in breathing, he had to go out of the house alone to go to the local medical clinic. After numerous tests, he… Continue reading

Kristel’s Battles

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[Entry 40, The SubSelfie Blog] Editor’s Note: Lian wrote and published this essay online on March 20, 2013 — five days after Kristel Tejada took her own life. Kristel was a 16-year-old Behavioral Science student at the… Continue reading