Dr. Ricardo Trota Jose

Dr. Ricardo Trota Jose is a professor at the Department of History, University of the Philippines. He is the country’s foremost scholar on the Second World War in the Philippines and the Asia-Pacific. He specializes in military and diplomatic history, with a focus on the Japanese occupation of the Philippines. He obtained his BA and … Read more


KhoKhoi (aka KK/kkdelavida/mary alinney villacastin) is a movement-based media artist and plant, body & cultural heart worker. Raised in Seminole swamplands of South Florida, KK swims between unceded Lenape-Canarsie-Munsie lands (New York City) & Bantayan, Visayan Sea, Philippines. KK is a migrant proudly descended from fisherfolk & healers of Bantayan island, in the heart of … Read more

On this Day, March 24

On this day, March 24, is the death of National Artist Amado V. Hernandez (1970). The official calendar of the Republic of the Philippines: an almanac of Philippine commemorations enlivened with illustrations and information. –Manila: Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office, [2014]. On this day in 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground … Read more

Philippines and Bangladesh

Philippines and Bangladesh The Republic of the Philippines and the People’s Republic of Bangladesh celebrate 51 years of formal diplomatic. The two countries established diplomatic relations on February 24, 1972. Common Ground Bangladeshi Minister of Education Dr. Dipu Moni met with Philippine Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte in November 2022 to discuss promoting … Read more

Philippines and Andorra

Philippines and Andorra The Republic of the Philippines and the Principality of Andorra celebrate 23 years of formal diplomatic relations! The two countries established diplomatic relations on February 22, 2000. Common Ground In 2014, the Principality of Andorra issued postage stamps called Poblacion Filipina in recognition of the contributions of overseas Filipino workers to the … Read more