Christian San Jose

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2021 in 10 stories: A botched church, $3 isaw, and best store-bought butter

These are the stories that we wrote this year that you liked best—or were most intrigued enough by to read and share

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Ship your Typhoon Odette donations to Cebu and Surigao for free through these initiatives

To help facilitate the sending of relief goods to those affected by Typhoon Odette, Gothong Southern Shipping Lines is offering to ship free of charge from Manila to Cebu, pier to pier

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LOOK: These iconic Filipino architecture lamps will light up your desk

Something by Delab’s archi lamps series features the Metropolitan Theater, Fort Santiago, Manila Cathedral, Capitol Theater, and National Museum

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Is the P1,000 bill redesign a front for historical erasure?

The three war heroes will be replaced by the Philippine eagle, prompting critics to ask if it is an attempt at collective forgetting of war atrocities

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Supreme Court just declared a contentious part of Anti-Terror Law unconstitutional. Here’s what that means

The caveat under Section 4, which considers protest a crime if it had an intent to cause harm, is tagged as “overbroad and violative of freedom of expression”

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This tropical industrial cafe in Bohol is a dream remote work location

Common Crew in Panglao is not just a cafe; it’s a coworking, exhibition, and social enterprise space, too

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This flowering tree may be beautiful but it’s killing bees

The African tulip tree is not a native species. And it’s not just a threat to bees, it’s also a human hazard when planted along footpaths

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First look at the newly opened Officine Universelle Buly at Greenbelt 3

The historied French perfumer’s first Philippine store in Makati is bathed in celadon, antique woodwork, and exotic woods Versailles parquet

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Gifts we hated as kids but now desperately need (and can’t afford) as adults

Maybe our Secret Santas (or their moms) in grade school knew it before we did: Sometimes the best gifts are the most practical ones

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Ayala Museum and library reopen soon for your indoor bookish date

The Ayala Museum and the Filipinas Heritage Library have new looks and you can sneak a peek on Dec. 4.