VFA and the Murder of Jennifer Laude

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[Entry 52, The SubSelfie Blog] Co-written with Lian Buan It was cold murder during the darkest of night last Saturday, October 11, 2014. The lifeless body of Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transgender woman, lay naked… Continue reading

A Nation of Broken Hearts

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[Entry 51, The SubSelfie Blog] I’m back at the University of Santo Tomas, my Alma Mater — not at the plaza or my old building or even the walkways I spent endless hours in… Continue reading

Before You Promise Forever

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[Entry 50, The SubSelfie Blog] When it comes to love, I don’t believe in promises of forever. I’m not bitter. I just turned 23, and at my age, I still drift to Neverland… Continue reading

Inside the Danger Zone of Mayon Volcano by Ephraim Aguilar

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[Entry 49, The SubSelfie Blog] Guest blogger: Ephraim Aguilar grew up in Bicol. He was a regional correspondent for the Philippine Daily Inquirer. He now works for GMA News as an Executive Producer… Continue reading

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