PROMETHEUS BOUND

Concern: Environment
Post Date: July 9, 2015

Searching for green heroes

I WRITE this as classes were suspended due to the rains unleashed by Typhoon Falcon enhancing the effects of the monsoon or habagat. The continuing vulnerability of Metro Manila and the whole country to typhoons and flooding is again being demonstrated in a very direct way.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: June 25, 2015

MRT’s unsafe privatization

by Dr. Giovanni Tapang

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Concern: Scientific Mass Culture
Post Date: April 1, 2015

Engineered divide

LAST week’s whirlwind named Pope Francis left many of us starstruck and awed more than any real typhoon could. The visit of the people’s Pope to Manila and Tacloban mobilized roughly 4.5 million in his Mass in Manila last Sunday.

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Concern: Scientific Mass Culture
Post Date: April 1, 2015

Appearances, vision and our perception of the world

IN a casual discussion inside my research lab one afternoon, I posed this question to my staff and students: what is the connection between the Mamasapano debacle and the color of the cocktail dress that was originally posted in Tumblr?

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Concern: Scientific Mass Culture
Post Date: March 17, 2015

The health of our nation

A RELATIVE of mine had a stroke last week. She is still in the hospital since then and had to spend several days in the intensive care unit. Recovery was fairly quick but staying in the hospital for a length of time gave me a peek into our health care system at work in close proximity.

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Concern: Scientific Mass Culture
Post Date: January 15, 2015

Modeling the crowd

METRO Manila and Tacloban are bracing for a warm welcome for Pope Francis today and over the weekend. The authorities have estimated that a total of four to six million will be attending the Mass of the pontiff at the Rizal Park.

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