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Who did Duterte quote in his SONA 2019?

Jul 24, 2019 - 12:50 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte borrowed words from F. Sionil Jose, Pedro Guerrero, and Winston Churchill. Here's where they were originally said.

On Sionil Jose’s theoretically correct but historically wrong take on the revolution

Jan 04, 2019 - 10:47 AM

As the social divide continues, the armed communist revolution will simply endure

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 27, 2017

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Thursday

WATCH: Interview with F. Sionil Jose, National Artist for Literature

Apr 17, 2017 - 6:01 PM

Akdang-Buhay: F. Sionil Jose talks about literature, colonialism, and class struggles

Where do our national loyalties lie?

Nov 07, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The echo here is Manuel L Quezon and his declaration that he would rather see the Philippines run like hell by Filipinos than Heaven under the Americans This political chest thumping animated the Nacionalistas and their supporter but in a sense Quezon was right

Why F. Sionil Jose may just be our Donald Trump, Part 2

Aug 08, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Even during the early to mid 1980s in the late Marcos era when capital flight was rampant most of the taipans stayed invested in the Philippines

Why F. Sionil Jose may just be our Donald Trump, Part 1

Aug 01, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Racists – including but especially the old ones – often see the world in black and white terms Real history however is a lot much grayer and complicated than what his jaded xenophobic mind wants us to believe

Revisiting my Tsinoy dilemma: A response to F. Sionil Jose

Jul 29, 2015 - 1:36 PM

Kathleen Yu is Chinese Filipino and doesn t think anyone has the right to treat Chinese Filipinos any differently She is after all a Filipino too

Beware of false prophets

Jul 26, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Or why F Sionil Jose can t argue his way out of his own prejudices

‘Filipino’ is not a race: Another open letter to F. Sionil Jose

Jul 14, 2015 - 1:15 PM

My fear Manong is that your recent columns may contribute to a further racialization of a category that was never racial to begin with

A summer of sacred cows

Jun 18, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Awards and headlines can make you forget that the public will respect you more if you also recognize that as a human being you are capable of erring But that is really difficult for public personae to accept these days

France honors filmmaker Brillante Mendoza with Knighthood

Jan 25, 2014 - 12:40 PM

Award winning Filipino director Brillante Mendoza is given one of the highest recognitions for his art – a French Knighthood

'Tuhog': Life is a frenzy

Jul 22, 2013 - 11:30 AM

Veronica B Velasco s film is a mixed bag yet engrossing dramedy

BOLD NARRATIVE. A frenzied 'dramedy' with a heartbreaking centerpiece. Poster from the movie's Facebook page

Solidaridad Bookshop gives PH lit a chance

Jun 12, 2013 - 4:22 PM

At Solidaridad Bookshop the spotlight is on Philippine literature

SOLIDARIDAD BOOKSHOP. This bookshop owned by F. Sionil Jose specializes in Philippine literature. All photos by Pia Ranada