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People’s courts or cold-blooded murder?

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On February 2, 2008, Vicente S. Ferrazzini was shot repeatedly by communist assassins when he stopped his car at a red light in downtown Davao City, in the southern Philippines. The 44-year-old businessman was rushed to the hospital, where he died two days later. The New People’s Army (NPA), which has been waging a Maoist insurgency throughout the Philippines for more than four decades, justified Ferrazzini’s murder by saying he had been allowing the military to set up camps on one of his family’s properties.

Posted: May 1st, 2012 in Blogs,Viewpoints | Read More »

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Living with sea turtles

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In 2011, a record-breaking 1.44 million green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) eggs were laid on Baguan Island in the Philippine Turtle Islands. A good sign for sea turtles, to be sure — but what does it mean for the 6,000 impoverished human residents who share these islands with the turtles? The Turtle Islands is a […]

Posted: February 2nd, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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What makes one a Filipino Writer?

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The occasion of the first Filipino American International Book Festival in San Francisco brings up the basic question.

Posted: December 22nd, 2011 in Blogs,Viewpoints | Read More »

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