‘My Family’s Slave’: Romanticizing slavery or mirror of reality?

It’s routinely taught in journalism classes that journalism isn’t about you. That when pursuing the news and producing stories, one — ideally — should remove oneself from the picture. But for the late Pulitzer Prize-winning Filipino-American journalist Alex Tizon, one of his most compelling stories would be an intensely personal one, and the last story

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Martin Andanar: Those against Marcos burial at LNMB are like ‘temperamental brats’

Is there a need to rub salt on other people's

Martin Andanar: Those against Marcos burial at LNMB are like ‘temperamental brats’

Duterte’s words are getting lost in translation and he only has himself to blame

His supporters say that Duterte is a highly intelligent man, then why does he keep making

Duterte’s words are getting lost in translation and he only has himself to blame

Coconuts Manila Opinion

Here’s where the Coconuts Manila writers and editors rant and rave about the most intriguing topics in town. We are not shy about sharing our opinions and observations. The op-ed section allows us to speak up about things that are driving us nuts. The Coconuts Manila team works to present all the possible perspectives on a particular subject. TBH, however, we have a soft spot for those who haven’t found their voices yet (like the marginalized sector who are most prone to unfair treatment and are vulnerable to abuse). Here’s the part where we try to say things that no one else has said. Most of the time, we think we make sense — but you may have a different opinion.