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A Tree in Focus: Pinus Kesiya

By Shane / July 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Steven Angelo July 2020 City of San Fernando, La Union When we go up north, we always aim to be in the City of Pines, Baguio City, to feel its cold weather, to mesmerize the beauty of Cordillera Mountains and to feel the bristles of pine trees. Intimate love for Baguio means in-depth love for […]

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Fulfilling Dreams, Pt. 1: Bahay Pangarap

By Shane / July 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

Angie Driskell June 18, 2020 Metro Manila 2020 was meant to be a year full of hope and accomplishments. It was a year I believed would become unforgettable… and it did, but for all the wrong reasons. I struggled to find alternative ways to reach out to those who may need help, or even just […]

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COVID-19 Mythbusters

By Shane / July 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

Alvin John Ballares July 2020 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Corona Virus, beyond dispute, has changed our lives. This virus has shut down the world, cancelled our vacations, made us pack more pounds, caused depression, and in other ways we never expected. Right, what a bummer! What exacerbates this pandemic is the proliferation of wrong information that […]

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A Look Back, Pt. II: HAPI’s 2nd Quarter

By Shane / July 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

Fresh out of June, which is World Humanist Month, the Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) caps off a successful second quarter of 2020 in which we saw not just the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic but the resilient response of Filipinos to it. In truth, the efforts of independent, non-government organizations like HAPI are just […]

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HAPI-NorthMin: Pa Champorado Kai Kid

By Javan Poblador / June 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

HAPI-NorthMin: Pa Champorado Kai Kid by Johnny L. Denden Cagayan de oro City, Misamis oriental.   Children are one of the most vulnerable sectors in our society when there is a crisis, especially in a developing country. We experience that one of the common problems in times of pandemic is food security.   Families are […]

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Finding an Excuse for Racism #BlackLivesMatter

By Javan Poblador / June 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Finding an Excuse for Racism #BlackLivesMatter Written by Donna T. Darantinao Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental   As one is born into a specific culture, it is automatically presumed that he or she is to follow its requisites in order to be accepted through and through in every aspect. Of course, in these said cultures, we […]

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The Filipino Mentality

By Javan Poblador / June 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

THE FILIPINO MENTALITY By Rado Gatchalian Sydney, Australia   The word mentality derives from the root word mental, from Latin ‘mens’ which means ‘mind’. The mind is a process in our brain such as thinking, remembering, reasoning, reflecting, and all other cognitive activities. Culturally and sociologically, certain groups of people or races have specific “collective […]

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HAPI Spotlight: Dweng Bulaclac

By Shane / June 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Shane Haro June 2020 Antique When it comes to HAPI affairs, you’ll find that Chief Financial Officer and Branding Head Edwin “Dweng” Bulaclac, Jr. is strictly no-nonsense. It says a lot that community quarantine has only sharpened his focus rather than dull it, with HAPI’s recent PPE Mobilization Drive to Benefit Frontliners and Farmers’ Relief […]

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Humanist Families in Distress: Coping Through This Pandemic Crisis

By Javan Poblador / June 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

HUMANIST FAMILIES IN DISTRESS: Coping Through This Pandemic Crisis By: Michael Julian We are all caught unprepared when the pandemic reached our country. Overwhelmed with this new way of life we started living one day at a time. I have just finished my two weeks training from my new company as a medical representative specialist […]

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HAPI Leadership Elects New Executive Director for 2020

By Javan Poblador / May 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

March 21, 2020 Cebu City, Province of Cebu Read the acceptance speech of the new Executive Director of HAPI: I am deeply honored by the vote of confidence. I did not expect to be the Executive Director of HAPI. I am already content in working silently for the service of humanity. I was one person […]

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