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[OPINION] Challenges in deploying Filipino household service workers to China

By Meiting Li/rappler.com – In July 2017, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) revealed that there was a possibility for China to hire Filipino household service workers (HSWs) with a high salary of up to P100,000 per month. China is indeed likely to open its doors to Filipino HSWs, Read more »

Is the Philippines a Chinese province?

By Jose Ma. Montelibano/@inquirerdotnet – Partisanship is a state I wish to avoid and have been trying to do so for many years. Of course, I have not been always successful, but I keep trying and I transcend it most of the time now. Because I want to keep objectivity Read more »

Political stability

By Boo Chanco/philstar.com – There was too much political noise over the weekend. It was the anniversary of the People Power overthrow of the Marcos dictatorship so that should be expected. But the noise this time was more disturbing than patriotic. There was a whiff of political instability. The Read more »

OPINION: The Women’s March and the power of the ‘pussyhat’

Majalya Fernando is a Filipino writer who used to live and work in Washington, D.C. She now spends time in both Washington and Manila. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers. By Majalya Fernando/cnnphilippines.com – Underneath knitted pussyhats, behind placards displaying artistic representations of female reproductive parts, the Women’s Read more »

OPINION: Burial fit for a thief

Editor’s note: Nicole Curato is a sociologist. She is a research fellow at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at the University of Canberra and a regular contributor for CNN Philippines. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers. By Nicole Curato/CNN Philippines – Naisahan kayo ano,” Philippine Read more »

OPINION: The frailty of our Martial Law ‘education’

By Jose K. Tirol/cnnphilippines.com – The easiest way to comment about Martial Law, and Philippine history classes about Martial Law, is to describe the terrible legacy of the former, and the tepid quality of the latter. It has been three decades since the EDSA Revolution, but the tragedy is Read more »

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