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December 10, 2020
In September 2020, the Philippine government with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) embarked on an “artificial beautification project:” applying ‘...
December 10, 2020
Imelda Schweighart, a Filipina-German ex-beauty queen, came under fire recently for her remarks regarding Filipinos’ obsession with K-Pop. In a series of Facebook posts, she...
December 3, 2020
A new collection of essays, tentively entitled, Searching for Penguins in Southeast Asia: Critical Perspectives on Modernity, is coming soon. The collection will feature new...
December 3, 2020
What have we done in this course? We have followed an intellectual circuit, marked by what I have tried to construct as three major stages or movements through knowledge: (1...
October 14, 2020
The article from Việt Nam News, “Gender roles in Family Key to Improving Equality”, discusses how women still face unequal gender roles within family dynamics, and argues...
October 14, 2020
Similar to other megacities in Southeast Asia, Ho Chi Minh City’s physical landscape has undergone major transformations in recent decades as both a reflection of economic...
October 13, 2020
In one of the most Catholic countries in the world, with eight-six percent of the population identifying as Catholic, the pandemic has posed a unique challenge to the...

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