Jeepney Ride

3 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

It’s a Mall World

The mega mall shopping experience -- the mall as a multi-purpose space, an extension of the living room and social scene -- is relatively new in Manila.

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15 Aug 2006 // 9:00 PM

For God and Country

Alave expounds upon the Philippine's separation of church and state; or rather, the lack thereof.

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30 Apr 2006 // 9:00 PM

A Month to Remember… a Month to Forget

From natural disasters to political upheaval, chaos reigns as Alave chronicles an unforgiving February in the Philippines.

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23 Mar 2006 // 9:00 PM

To Eat Well Is to Live Well

Overseas Filipino workers (OFW's) have little choice but to leave their children for years at a time. In Alave's case, her mother's absence culminated in results that were, eventually... delicious.

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30 Jan 2006 // 9:00 PM

Too American?

Staying true to one's nationality while embracing the culture of another can create a soul-searching challenge.

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26 Sep 2005 // 9:00 PM

Kathmandu and The Traveler With Bad Timing

Shiva, the Hindu god that simultaneously dances life and death, is a perfect icon for modern-day Kathmandu.

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18 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Alave detects the return of martial law in the Philippines' hot summer air.

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30 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

On Valentine's Day a series of bombs exploded in the Philippines, including one on Ayala Avenue, where Alave gets off the train to catch the bus home from work every day. Alave gives us a taste of life, post 9/11, in this place of more than 7,000 islands.

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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