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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 […]
In this country that is mostly religious, there came a time in my life that I questioned my parenting… “Am I doing it right?” There are voices here and there… saying… “That’s not the right way…” Your kids don’t go to church and don’t believe in ‘god/s’. Your kids don’t pray… before meal…after meal…and […]
The Meeting Plate, Pasay City, Metro Manila November 25, 2018 The Humanist Alliance Philippines International (HAPI) was again happy to wrap up yet another educational class opportunity to help those interested to learn Basic Filipino Sign Language. Now on its 3rd session, the class series aims to provide a very welcoming and open space for […]
This coming holiday season, a group of devoted individuals will be extending a crowd-sourced initiative called the ARK (Act of Random Kindness) Project. The goal of this project is to promote and cultivate the “Bacolod-style-of-kindness” in the community. We hope that this project will ultimately result as an exemplar of compassion towards our underprivileged kasimanwas […]
Throughout history, religion has shaped people’s culture, society, and a sense of morality. But what role does it play in the progressive modern world? In a secular state? Can one be a good person without “faith”? Both non-religious and religious participants coming from different schools, civil society and organizations were able to explore these questions […]
Recently, news of Mayon Volcano erupting and wreaking havoc on its surrounding towns shocked Filipinos all over the world. Located in the Province of Albay, Mayon Volcano has brought one of the worst disasters in the Bicol Region, affecting thousands of families. Public schools became temporary evacuation centers to keep the families safe from the […]
E-Numan: A Cafe Humanisté Amid Crisis by Donna T. Darantinao Dumaguete City Indeed, time constantly pushes humankind to evolve into every bit of its potential we wish we could have reached in the past. Although humanism has since existence during the 13th and 14th centuries, we can never deny that it has become more […]