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Christian San Jose

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Molnupiravir: Everything you need to know about the anti-COVID pill that could hit PH next month

Merck’s antiviral pill which showed promising results in clinical trials may be available locally starting November. But what is it really?

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Just to be clear, F. Sionil Jose isn’t envious of Maria Ressa’s Nobel Prize

After stating that Ressa did not deserve the award, the writer has more to say, including that the Nobel Prize ‘is for Peace, not Literature’

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Which are the most bike-friendly cities in PH? Mobility groups want to hear from you

Mobility Awards, an initiative by local alternative transport and climate groups, is out to find out which cities, establishments, and workplaces are most conducive to biking

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The National Planetarium temporary closes as its building will be decommissioned

In its place, a new world-class national planetarium will be “designed to serve the public well for many more decades,” said the National Museum

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PH top borrower of COVID loans but ranks last in pandemic response?

The country has $3.07 billion in COVID-related loans from ​​the World Bank yet the latest Nikkei COVID-19 Recovery Index ranks the Philippines last

PAREX won’t affect Arroceros, heritage sites, says SMC’s Ang

“We listen to valid opinions and points but we just can’t let outright lies pass,” Ang said, pertaining to claims that the project will impact heritage sites

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The case for a pedestrian-centric alternative to PAREX, according to urban planners

Instead of an expressway, advocates are now suggesting for an esplanade to be built along Pasig River instead

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Is there such a thing as ‘Filipino fashion’?

Centuries of colonization influenced aspects of our Filipino identity, including the way we dress. Amid this, a webcast now asks if there is a mode of fashion we can truly call our own

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The queer Filipino-American chef keeping kamayan alive—and meat-free—in New York

How chef Woldy Reyes went from questioning caldereta to championing the communal way of eating with bare hands, kamayan, in New York

aerial view of arroceros forest park next to the pasig river
Will PAREX affect ‘Manila’s last lung,’ the Arroceros Forest Park?

Advocates fear that the controversial hybrid expressway by San Miguel Corporation will have to touch the riverside park due to an error on the purported average width of the Pasig River