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Lessons from the pandemic
by Danton Remoto - August 1, 2020 - 12:00am
I left the Philippines a few hours before one of the world’s longest lockdowns began.
The foreign student
by Danton Remoto - July 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Being a foreign student in the United Kingdom meant living on the proverbial shoestring.
Love’s wreckage
by Danton Remoto - July 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Noelle Q. De Jesus’ first book, Blood: Collected Stories (Ethos Books, Singapore) won the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award for the Short Story.
Gay pride and prejudice
by Danton Remoto - July 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The month just past was Pride Month for the members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex plus communities.
Riverrun redux
by Danton Remoto - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Iam continuing the Q and A that the international press has been asking me about my novel, Riverrun, which will be published by Penguin Books South East Asia this month.
‘Riverrun’ goes global
by Danton Remoto - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
My novel, ‘Riverrun,’ is now being printed by Penguin South East Asia.
The novelist who began a revolution
by Danton Remoto - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
June 19 was the 159th birthday of our national hero Jose Rizal.
Love of country
by Danton Remoto - June 13, 2020 - 12:00am
It has its deep roots sunk many years ago.
The fangs of the anti-terrorism bill
by Danton Remoto - June 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The country is convulsed by sentiments pro and against the Anti-Terrorism Bill.
On Thailand’s Boys’ Love series
by Danton Remoto - May 30, 2020 - 12:00am
A fortnight ago, publisher and writer Jun Matias asked writer Juan Miguel Severo and I to join his ‘Lock and Roll’ Facebook discussion on Boys’ Love, or the BL series.
Nora of Iriga
by Danton Remoto - May 23, 2020 - 12:00am
In honor of film and TV actress Nora Aunor’s birthday last May 21, I would like to print here an essay from my book, Ranga: Works from Bikol, published by the Ateneo de Naga University Press last year.
Mothers
by Danton Remoto - May 16, 2020 - 12:00am
It has been said that a mother’s hands shape the world. From cradle to college and even long afterward, a mother nags, laughs, cries, and goads you to be not just what you are but what you can be.
Home
by Danton Remoto - May 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Summer was just beginning and I returned to Manila on the dot, as soon as my British Council Scholarship was finished.
Spring Gardens, London
by Danton Remoto - May 2, 2020 - 12:00am
I was terribly hungry when we reached Victoria Station. Ursula and I bade goodbye to each other after the turnstile.
Victoria Station, London
by Danton Remoto - April 25, 2020 - 12:00am
My cheeks were suddenly numb from the cold the moment I walked out of Gatwick Airport.
How to survive this lockdown
by Danton Remoto - April 18, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s been weeks since the lockdown began, and how are you faring?
The reign of silence
by Danton Remoto - April 4, 2020 - 12:00am
SSSSS. Ahhh, that sound, how can I forget that sound?
Pass the COVID-19 crown
by Danton Remoto - March 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The coronavirus looks like a nest that has morphed into a crown, with pink spikes and red globes jutting out from all sides. T
Stories of a bitter country
by Danton Remoto - March 21, 2020 - 12:00am
That is the title of Ninotchka Rosca’s collection of short stories recently published by Anvil.
Learning English in the age of COVID-19
by Danton Remoto - March 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Whether the learning is face-to-face, blended, or online, the basic principles of learning English remain.
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