The Common Mistake Every Independence Day

Saying that we commemorate the ‘122 anniversary of Philippine independence’ today implies that we have had our national sovereignty and independence for the past 122 years, which is not historically accurate.

Chexit: The West Philippine Sea Is Ours but Now What?

China calls it a “farce.” The Philippine government filed the case before an international arbitral tribunal back in January 2013, seeking to quash the validity of China’s historic claims — an imaginary nine-dash line that impedes on our exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and effectively declares most of our seas as theirs. Their reason? Because they…