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Tour guide, storyteller, heritage champion

ERIBERTO Ricardo J. Dedace: Tour guide, storyteller, local heritage researcher and writer from Sariaya town, Quezon province DELFIIN T. MALLARI JR.

Eriberto Ricardo J. Dedace has an endless passion to learn the history of his native town of Sariaya in Quezon province and to protect its legacies in ways he describes as “fulfilling and lots of fun.”

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Major exhibit on Philippine churches to open in Madrid


Historical memory and appreciation are rare traits in a fast-changing, outward-looking world.   In the case of Spain, today’s generation, like those from countries with a colonial past, has less knowledge and verve about the people their countries had subjugated. Former colonials, including Filipinos, are not exempt from knowing less about their own relationship to […]

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Colonial curse


Nothing is surer than a major American transgression to betray the worst of our colonial habits. Two murders bookend a case history that runs for longer than two generations: The first, in 1946, killed our very freedom before it could be born; the second, only last month, was personal, and brutal, but similarly symbolic.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Essay contest on culture, arts and history

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Brown Movement for Cultural Advancement Inc. holds its third Essay Writing Contest on Saturday, Nov. 29, at the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

My memories of Liberation


We just celebrated the 70th anniversary of the historical landing in Leyte. Has it been that long? Unlike with more recent headline events, there are not too many people I can ask, “Where were you when it happened?”

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »