STORIES

What Do You Do When the Police Stop You from Filming Them?

I was invited to the Peace and Order Forum hosted by the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. in cooperation with the Movement for Restoration of Peace and Order, the National Capital Region Police Office, and the Manila Police District. One of the panelists was NCRPO director Chief Superintendent Oscar Albayalde, who […]

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Ilawod: How a Horror Film Happened

Over the next few days, I will be writing more about how the movie got made. Meanwhile, enjoy the trailer, and don’t forget to watch Ilawod when it opens in theaters nationwide on January 18, 2017.

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STORIES

Food is More Than What We Eat

Is food important? The answer is obvious, but not for the reasons we think. Yes, we need food to survive. Our bodies need nourishment to give us energy to move and think. And even though it is theoretically possible to survive for a while on nothing but water (Mahatma Gandhi’s record was 21 days), it […]

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Egg Drop Soup: How I Found My Way Into the Kitchen

In the Philippines, when a child is said to have been ‘left alone in the kitchen,’ it means that they’ve raided the fridge and haven’t stopped eating since. In my case, it meant teaching myself to cook. Even though I’ve since taken cooking lessons, I still find it hard to follow a recipe and am […]

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The Death of Local

The premium on locally sourced ingredients, after gaining hard-earned time in the limelight, is once again being ousted by the imported, just so we can have something new to brag about.

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