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Latest Articles

Is the Filipino language even as gender-neutral as we think it is?

Filipino as a language, regardless of the gender-neutral words we take pride in, continues to perpetuate harm against women, especially when they are transgender, nonbinary, or gender non-conforming. Filipino as an identity, regardless of our good intentions, sometimes risks the erasure of precolonial identities such as that of the Bangsamoro and the Lumad who seek to assert their right to ancestral land and self-determination within the Philippine state. To identify one’s self as a Filipino and to speak the language requires a constant interrogation of our shared histories, while confronting the links between our personal privilege and another’s oppression.
By Marrian Ching
CNN

Public restrooms: What you need to know about using them safely amid the pandemic

(CNN) When Mariel Balaban drove across the United States in the middle of the pandemic, she knew that avoiding public restrooms was not an option for her young family. "Traveling with a toddler and being seven months pregnant means lots of 'potty stops,'" said Balaban, a communications professional who moved from San Francisco to the Philadelphia area in early April. But Balaban worried that finding safe, clean public restrooms was going to be a challenge. To mitigate the risk, she packed mask
By Jen Rose Smith
CNN

TIMELINE: How the Philippines is handling COVID-19

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The Philippines has been grappling with COVID-19 for months now, and it has since evolved into an outbreak as communities face rising infections. COVID-19 is a disease caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. According to the World Health Organization, 80 percent of patients only experience mild illness and recover. Around 14 percent go through severe symptoms while five percent fall critically ill. The disease is spread through small droplets from the nose o
By Dessy Bautista
CNN

EXCLUSIVE: PH, China appoint members of joint exploration committee

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 30) — Progress has been made in the Philippines' joint oil and gas exploration deal with China following the appointment of members of the inter-governmental steering committee that would supervise the projects. A highly-placed source gave CNN Philippines a document showing seven members from the Chinese side, to be led by Vice Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui as co-chair and Vice Minister Li Fanrong of the National Energy Administration as co-vice chair. The o
By Dessy Bautista
CNN

Duterte asks oil exploration chief to resign

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 15) — President Rodrigo Duterte has asked the country’s oil exploration chief to resign, the Philippine National Oil Company – Exploration Corporation (PNOC-EC), Malacañang confirmed Friday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement that Duterte asked Philippine National Oil Company – Exploration Corporation (PNOC-EC) chief executive officer Pedro Aquino to resign as the President has lost confidence in him. "The President's order is s
By Dessy Bautista
CNN

Becoming a mother inspired Allyson Felix to fight for 'voiceless'

US sprinter Allyson Felix wasn't always comfortable speaking out. That changed when she gave birth to her daughter in 2018. "My daughter has helped me find my voice," six-time Olympic champion Felix told CNN's Amanda Davies, as the American sprinter talked about the effect Camryn has had on her life. "Having her and thinking about her life and what I want the world to look like for her really pushed me to have the courage to stand up and fight for the voiceless and to come out against things that I don't think are right."
By Calum Trenaman
CNN

How 'plant parenting' can aid in coping amid the pandemic

Leaves breathe life to the cloistered living situation of Karole Santos Magbanua. Variegated zz plants bathe in the sunlight on the balcony, a traveler’s palm fans out in the living room, a philodendron stands by the dining table, while a white orchid is perched on a drawer — signs of life in a city on pause.
By Pola Esguerra del Monte
CNN

Buy! Buy! Buy! There is a bull market in Michael Jordan sneakers

In episode five of the blockbuster 10-part documentary series, "The Last Dance" we see Jordan nearly turn down Nike as his sponsor, potentially missing out on a billion-dollar opportunity. The conception of the Air Jordan line of sneakers is also documented, and in what the basketball star thought would be his final ever appearance at Madison Square Garden, Jordan laces up a pair of his first signature sneakers: the Air Jordan 1 "Chicago," a shoe that was 13 years old at that point in 1998.
By Calum Trenaman
CNN