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Bio-piracy, mining threaten new Unesco World Heritage site in Mindanao

RESEARCHERS explore the pygmy forest.

After 15 years, the Philippines has successfully inscribed another site to the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (Unesco).

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Road project desecrates Benguet burial cave?

WOODEN coffins

The Benguet provincial government recently condemned in a resolution the illegal earth-moving activities in Tuba town, which has allegedly resulted in the desecration of an age-old burial cave and affected the communal grounds for rites and rituals of the Ibaloi, Kankanaey and Kalanguya ethnic groups living in the area.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Painted drinking glasses found to contain high concentrations of lead


A shot of liquor could give you a dose of toxic lead.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

‘Planet Earth is Blue, and There’s Nothing I Can Do’


In the age of the selfie, pictures are cheap. This is the age of visual overload.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Poets, journalists to launch trailblazing book on climate change

A “period-defining publication” will be released by the same pioneering group that launched the ejeepney revolution in 2007. Titled “Agam,” an early Tagalog word for foreboding and memory, the book brings together new work from Filipino writers across diverse disciplines, focused on the confrontation between climate change and cultures across the archipelago.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »