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Inside the Industry: Freelancing with Indierectory
Ad agency GIGIL's Herbert Hernandez and Jeano Cruz bridge the gap between freelancers and clients through the initiative Indierectory
[OPINION] U.S. Independence Day: Foundational freedoms for the future
'Friends help each other in times of need, or as I’ve heard here, the weight becomes lighter when we help each other – Ang mabigat ay gumagaan, kapag nagtutulungan'
As U.S. struggles with virus, Trump heads to Rushmore for fireworks
(UPDATED) Donald Trump calls on supporters to defend America's 'integrity,' accusing protesters calling for racial justice of 'a merciless campaign to wipe out our history, defame our heroes, erase our values, and indoctrinate our children'
New Caledonia to vote October 4 on independence from France
The second vote on independence follows a referendum in November 2018 when 57% of voters chose to remain part of France
Police block protesters in 'grand mañanita' rally on Independence day
Although hundreds of individuals manage to take part in the protest in UP Diliman, other protesters were barred from entering the campus
LISTEN: These Independence Day releases will inspire you to raise your voice
Celebrate – and protect – freedom to the tune of these new songs by Dicta License, Carousel Casualties, Zild Benitez, and Martin Riggs
Supporters of anti-terror bill in Cebu City allowed to rally on Independence Day
None of them were detained unlike the 8 individuals arrested for protesting in the University of the Philippines Cebu against the passage of the anti-terrorism bill a week ago
LISTEN: Ben&Ben releases full version of 'Nakikinig Ka Ba Sa Akin' on Independence Day
'Para sa Pilipinas,' the band says on Twitter
Artists, celebs join Independence Day rallies online, in the streets
Janine Gutierrez and Mae Paner head to the ‘Grand Mañanita’ at UP Diliman, while Enchong Dee and Ebe Dancel join in Independence Day protest actions online
Japan Emperor, Xi Jinping convey Independence Day greetings to Duterte
Emperor Naruhito and Chinese President Xi Jinping relay their Independence Day greetings to the country through President Duterte
With impending anti-terror law, lawmakers urge Filipinos to guard freedoms
Opposition lawmakers say that the anti-terrorism bill, if passed, will kill freedoms
On Independence Day, Cayetano tells Filipinos 'freedom always comes at a price'
'It is right to be vigilant to abuses, but it is wrong to see a conspiracy behind every action of government,' says Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano
Best of #RP612fic memes: 2020 edition
Jose Rizal in a face mask, Katipuneros tearing their quarantine passes, Aling Marie leading the Philippine revolution are some of this year's #RP612fic entries
[OPINION] Independence in a time of terror
'Independence does not die. Not even when all freedom-fighters are murdered.'
WATCH: Aling Marie attends grand mañanita on Independence Day
She first gained popularity because of her viral video calling out President Duterte's diehard supporters
PTV apologizes after mistaking Emilio Aguinaldo for Andres Bonifacio
The state-run TV network airs a clip featuring a quick background on the Philippine Revolution led by Andres Bonifacio, but the screen instead shows a photo of Emilio Aguinaldo
Fearful but defiant: Independence Day rallies push through despite warnings
(UPDATED) The program at UP Diliman wraps up without any arrests
[OPINION | Artwork] Malayang Maria
Artist Zelina Baluyan says 'Malayang Maria' was 'formed from sleepless nights of fear and uncertainty'
Never again, vow Filipino journalists on Independence Day
At least 30 groups and close to a 100 journalists sign a joint statement to 'renew our pledge to serve the people, to continue speaking truth to power, and to guard and defend freedom of the press and of expression from all threats'
16 students arrested in Iligan City during Independence day protest
(3rd UPDATE) Kabataan Partylist Northern Mindanao says the protesters were arrested around 10 am on Friday
'Ang duyan ng magigiting': Mensahe ni VP Robredo sa Araw ng Kalayaan 2020
'Walang kalayaan ang isa kung walang kalayaan ang lahat... Ang tunay na kalayaan ay kalayaan para sa kapwa'
Robredo on fight for freedom: Resist, because a threat to one is a threat to us all
'Sa mga pagkakataong may banta sa kalayaan ng isa, kailangang lahat tayo pumalag dahil ang tunay na binabantaan ay ang kalayaan ng lahat,' Vice President Leni Robredo says on Independence Day
Duterte on Independence Day: Use courage of heroes to battle COVID-19
Air Force helicopters drop confetti and flowers over Rizal Park to commemorate the heroism of medical frontliners during the pandemic
Gamboa calls for end to ‘anomalies’ in PNP on Independence Day
'Iwaksi ang mga ma-anomalyang gawain dahil tayo ang pangunahing kagawaran na nagpapatupad ng batas,' says Philippine National Police chief General Archie Gamboa
Independence Day 2020: Gov’t rites, freedom protests in the time of physical distancing
President Duterte is in his home city of Davao, while students and sectoral groups will mount protest rallies and motorcades in key cities across the country on June 12
On eve of Independence Day protests, DOJ says rallies 'temporarily banned'
Is it legal to ban rallies during quarantine?
June 12 is 'freedom from COVID-19' for Iloilo's events industry
The newly-formed Iloilo Live Events Alliance will present 'Go Live to Live' on Philippine Independence Day, a fundraiser for the benefit of members of the Iloilo live events industry who have been hard-hit by the pandemic
Share the #StoryOfTheNation: What does freedom mean to you?
Tell us the #StoryOfTheNation through photos or videos!
LIST: 'Grand mañanita' and other Independence Day 2020 activities
(UPDATED) Groups will take to the streets on Friday, June 12, to protest – inspired by the widely criticized mañanita for the Metro Manila police chief
Mindanao journalists slam NTC's shutdown order vs ABS-CBN
'We are therefore calling on Congress to immediately remedy the situation by approving ABS-CBN's application renewal with due haste, and for NTC to issue a temporary permit while the matter is being tackled by our legislators'
'Farewell' rebukes Oscars with Spirit Award win
'The Farewell' wins Best Picture
Lawmaker questions how power firm with P7,000 capital got P100-M deal
Congressman Jericho Nograles says IEMOP had no experience and no assets, but still bagged the contract to operate the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market
Second-round presidential campaign begins in Guinea-Bissau
It's a race between Domingos Simoes Pereira from the traditional ruling party, and opposition figure Umaro Sissoco Embalo
International experts quitting Hong Kong police protest probe
The resignation is seen as a major setback for the Hong Kong government
Guinea-Bissau votes on new president to break political deadlock
Electoral frontrunners such as incumbent Jose Mario Vaz and ex-prime minister Domingos Simoes Pereira promise to tackle endemic problems such as corruption and joblessness
Hong Kong police watchdog unequipped to probe protest response – experts
Protesters argue the Independent Police Complaints Commission lacks adequate investigatory powers, is stacked with pro-establishment figures and has previously been toothless when it comes to holding police to account
Spain votes in repeat general election amid Catalonia tensions
(UPDATED) Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez calls the repeat polls after an inconclusive election in April which saw no working majority in parliament
Sri Lanka election chief censors state TV ahead of polls
This comes after the Independent Television Network aired a program that the election commission says had harmed the opposition frontrunner, who is also the brother of ex-president Mahinda Rajapakse
Spain jails Catalan leaders, sparking angry protests in Barcelona
(UPDATED) A judge also issues a new international arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont, a clear indication Spain will not rest until he and 5 others who fled abroad have been tried for their role in the crisis
Zuckerberg says new Facebook panel can overrule him
The 'independent oversight board' will have the final say on these matters of what belongs on the social platform
East Timor celebrates 20 years since historic independence vote
The capital Dili is filled with banners and flags as residents gear up for festivities, two decades after the tiny nation saw a rocky transition to stable democracy
Kenny Leck: Living the book lover's dream
He dreams of building a street of bookstores. But for now, he makes sure that the one bookstore he has is a home to passionate local authors and more importantly, a window to Singapore’s literary soul.
Movie reviews: 2019 Cinemalaya films Part 2
Here's a review of 'Ani', 'F#*@bois', 'Iska', 'Malamaya', and 'Children of the River'
Movie reviews: 2019 Cinemalaya films, part 1
Here are spoiler-free reviews of 'Edward,' 'Pandanggo sa Hukay,' 'John Denver Trending,' 'Tabon,' and 'Belle Douleur'
IN PHOTOS: Here's what happened at the Cinemalaya 2019 awards night
'John Denver Trending,' is the biggest winner of the festival's awards night
FULL LIST: Winners, Cinemalaya 2019
'John Denver Trending' wins Best Film in the full length category
Cinemalaya 2019 guide: The line-up, movie scheds, and ticket prices
Planning to watch a Cinemalaya movie? Here's a short guide
[OPINION] The new documentary film and its role in democracy
We still have a long way to go before we elevate independent documentary culture in the Philippines, but there is hope
Trump celebrates U.S. might, avoids politics in Independence Day speech
In a trickling rain, he repeatedly ascribes a singular greatness to the US, declaring it 'the most exceptional nation in the history of the world'
Trump, producer-president, makes July 4th his own show
The US commander-in-chief and erstwhile Manhattan showman plans to tear up another norm, critics say, by hijacking traditionally non-partisan Independence Day as he seeks re-election