A hydrographical and chorographical chart of the Philippines, with inset detail, produced by cartographer, Jesuit Father Pedro Murillo Velarde; engraver, Nicolás de la Cruz Bagay, and artist, Francisco Suarez (1696-1753) and published in Manila in 1734. Public domain
Posted in China International The Philippines

United States and China spar over the Philippines

The fisherfolk of Masinloc and Sta. Cruz, Zambales, have fished Scarborough Shoal for generations. However,…

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A depiction of a teenager looking over her Facebook page. The Internet facilitates sexual exploitation of children. File photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in Cullen's Corner Social Justice

Are Internet Service Providers enabling online sexual exploitation of children?

Internet Server Providers (ISP’s) such as PLDT and Globe in the Philippines, and thousands around…

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New York City police officers and protestors embrace during a demonstration on June 2, following the death of George Floyd. Photo: CNS/,Reuters
Posted in Cullen's Corner

The racism that surrounds us

The world is once again seeing the upsurge of a vicious “virus” that has spread…

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Browsing the internet. The frequency and number of reported incidents of online child sexual abuse has exploded. Photo: CNS/PA Images via Reuters
Posted in Cullen's Corner

Child abuse over the Internet

They are the two latest arrivals at the Preda Foundation’s beautiful home for exploited children…

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Rescued and safe at the Preda Girls Home. Photo: Preda Foundation
Posted in Cullen's Corner

The three great catastrophes facing humankind

There are three deadly catastrophic events engulfing the world as you read this. None of…

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