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Philabet Rynjah, 15, shares her opinion on what it means to be listened to while also "listening with the ear of the heart"
In a bid to ease the pain for struggling Thais, the government has approved a proposal to raise the daily minimum wage

Cheap mealboxes a taste of Hong Kong’s economic woes

Small shops selling inexpensive two-dish mealboxes have mushroomed across one of the world's least affordable cities

Theater project aims to ease isolation of Japan’s social recluses

Through an experimental theater project, artists are hoping to offer hikikomori a chance to express themselves and regain self-confidence

Alternative media group fights disinformation by bringing movies to grassroots

It is the duty of truth-tellers to fight all forms of lies and protect the public from misinformation and disinformation

Remembering martial law: The years of torture and pain

“They even covered my head with a plastic bag. There were even times when they used my ears and face as an ashtray.”

Misinformation shrouds Philippine martial law era horrors

In the run-up to the 50th anniversary of martial law, pro-Marcos posts have flooded Facebook and TikTok with false and misleading claims

Photos: Flowers for the Philippines’ ‘comfort women’

More than 1,000 Filipino women were forced to serve as sex slaves for the Japanese aggressors when Japan occupied the Philippines

Photos: Solemnity of Our Lady of Peñafrancia

A much-awaited fluvial procession was held on September 17, in Naga City, to mark the “Solemnity of Our Lady of Peñafrancia”

Troubled waters: Residents say dredging project used to mine black sand

Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba Sr. adamantly denied that the contractors are mining black sand in the town of Aparri

Troubled Waters: Fisherfolk suffer poor catch as gov’t dredging project begins

A project meant to help restore a major river in Aparri has wreaked havoc on the livelihood of local fisherfolk

The geopolitics of Pope Francis’ trip to Kazakhstan

Geopolitics will inevitably play a role in Pope Francis’ “pilgrimage of dialogue and peace”

Photos: ‘Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia’

The Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia is believed to be a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary that is venerated in Naga City since 1710.

Who is preparing the Synod on Synodality’s key working document?

One of the big tasks of the continental phase will be to create a new document summarizing the summaries sent to the Vatican

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