Biography of the Author Buena Bernal

Buena Bernal

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  1. ‘Political killings’ in the Philippines | Video
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    ‘Political killings’ in the Philippines | Video

    The killings of four Philippine government officials in the span of a week have sparked fears they were orchestrated by unknown actors, to justify ...
  2. Borocay shutdown: Business scramble to make ends meet
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    Borocay shutdown: Business scramble to make ends meet

    It’s been several days since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte closed the island to tourists for six months and local businesses have been ...
  3. Boracay shutdown: 'Maximum' security as cleanup begins
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    Boracay shutdown: 'Maximum' security as cleanup begins

    The Philippines’ Boracay Island official closed on Thursday (Apr 26) to begin its six-month cleanup. However, residents and business owners say ...
  4. Strained by tourism, Philippines' once idyllic Boracay checks in for rehab
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    Strained by tourism, Philippines' once idyllic Boracay checks in for rehab

    The Philippines' prime tourist destination of Boracay will be shut down from Apr 26, to allow for a clean-up of the island, but the impending ...
  5. Manila's poor at risk as Philippines' rice reserves run low
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    Manila's poor at risk as Philippines' rice reserves run low

    State-subsidised rice stocks in the Philippines have nearly run out, despite a 15-day buffer stock requirement meant for food security..
  6. Lion dance business brings good fortune to Filipino family
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    Lion dance business brings good fortune to Filipino family

    Therry Sicat and his seven siblings, who run Pink Panther Dragon and Lion Dance Group, uphold their father's legacy by running this award-winning ...
  7. Body of Filipina worker murdered in Kuwait returns home
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    Body of Filipina worker murdered in Kuwait returns home

    The body of a Philippine maid found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait arrived home to a tearful welcome on Friday (Feb 16), just days after ...
  8. Philippine authorities ramp up security for New Year celebrations in wake of Marawi siege
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    Philippine authorities ramp up security for New Year celebrations in wake of Marawi siege

    Although no terror threats have been reported in Manila, authorities have ramped up security efforts for New Year celebrations. They are taking no ...
  9. Philippine bishops lead thousands in call to end killings
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    Philippine bishops lead thousands in call to end killings

    Catholic bishops on Sunday led thousands of Philippine worshippers in calling for an end to killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war as ...
  10. Filipinos see echoes of Marcos past in drug war
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    Filipinos see echoes of Marcos past in drug war

    "What's happening now is a practice ... during the time of the Marcos dictatorship," says May Rodriguez, executive director of a foundation behind ...