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Quarantine and Questions

By Javan Poblador / April 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

Written by Glemir Sordilla April 20, 2020 Bacolod, Negros Occidental   I still remember when the news erupted about some cases of COVID-19. It was told as a new virus spreading in China and not much information is available about it yet. After that, the reporter transitioned to different news in a snap. She talked […]

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COVID-19 Mobilization Drive to Benefit Frontliners

By Javan Poblador / March 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

COVID-19 Mobilization Drive to Benefit Medical and AFP/PNP Frontliners by Mutya Valenzuela March 27, 2020 Manila, Philippines When you receive this kind of message from your niece, you can’t help but feel the urge to help right away. Today, not just our country, but the whole world is facing a battle that is killing us […]

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A Meditation (On the Stupidity of Mankind)

By Javan Poblador / March 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Written by Rado Gatchalian March 21, 2020 Sydney, Australia “There is something frightening about stupidity; more especially, about stupidity in its mass, organised form.”  – Christopher Hitchens It has been told that IGNORANCE IS BLISS. But if ignorance is a feeling of death – where man has to experience an immediate and endless silence: “Rest […]

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Beyond Ourselves

By Javan Poblador / March 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Written by Eldemar R. Sabete March 17, 2020 Bacolod, Negros Occidental Does an individual keep reminding themselves of what are these all about? Why do we fight and resist the oppression of the world? We always find ourselves lost in the middle of our struggle, aiming something that is satisfying for our body, all the […]

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When We Care, We Never Forget : HAPI Junior

By Javan Poblador / March 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

The days leading up to February 25 are the period of time where we are always reminded about what happened on that day in the year 1986. From tv commercials to newspapers and social media articles, like this one, for example, we are being informed about the EDSA People Power Revolution. This year the country […]

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Masculine, Feminine

By Javan Poblador / February 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

Written by Maimai-addi Aydinan February 22, 2020 Muntinlupa City, Philippines My man has always been self-conscious about some of his physical traits. He has gynecomastia, man-boobs, which has always caused him to be the butt of jokes among friends. Truth be told, I find it attractive. When we met, he didn’t come across as effeminate. […]

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Planeteers Unite! When HAPI joined Planet Cora

By Javan Poblador / February 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

Planeteers Unite! When HAPI joined Planet Cora Written by Mutya Valenzuela February 9, 2020 Las Piñas City, Philippines   January 24th marks the first Planet Cora Coastal Clean up for the year 2020 and as the HAPI Secretariat Head Operations I would not pass up that chance of joining them.  I have always been into […]

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DUYAN: A Love Without Borders

By Javan Poblador / January 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

According to Dr. Louie Ocampo, UNAIDS Philippines country director, Philippines has been ranked with the fastest-growing (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) HIV epidemic not only in Asia and the Pacific but in the world based on the UNAIDS 2018 report where it recorded about 13,384 new HIV infections, or a staggering 203% higher than the 4,419 infections […]

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A Parent’s Love and Pain

By Javan Poblador / January 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

A Parent’s Love and Pain by Maria Juana Valenzuela January 23, 2020 Quezon City, NCR, Philippines   Last Sunday, January 19, Humanist Alliance Philippines International in partnership with Rotary Club of Roosevelt and Project Red Ribbon brings you Duyan: A Love Without Borders that aims to eradicate stigma on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired […]

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HAPI Duma Celebrates 1st Anniversary

By Javan Poblador / January 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

It is truly a milestone when a seed, planted on the ground and plowed amid the harsh storms, grows of vibrant green leaves, adding a little bit of life to what seems like a harsh world, and bears fruits of a farmer’s tender love and hard labour. This is definitely a metaphor to the humble […]

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