F. Sionil Jose

Type: Person
Name: F. Sionil Jose
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Poor in spirit, mired in poverty

Boo Chanco quoted passages in an essay written by Ninoy Aquino in 1981:  “[W]e are a nation of traumatic contrasts… a few are spectacularly rich while the masses remain abjectly poor; a land consecrated to democracy but run by an entrenched plutocracy… ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

‘Betty La Fea’

All roads led to Paris in 1889 for the Universal Exposition held to commemorate the French Revolution. Juan Luna and Felix Resurreccion Hidalgo, residents of Paris, opened their studios to countrymen who needed lodging. Jose Rizal complained of the unusually ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Prostituted

August 29,2014 12:59 AMBy : EditorialCONGRATULATIONS to the Iloilo City Council for passing an ordinance prohibiting public solicitation of sexual services on the streets and other public places.But the edict hardly drives at the heart of the problem ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

UP gets 1st half of P40-M donation to rename college after Marcos PM

MANILA, Philippines - The University of the Philippines (UP) has received the first half of the P40-million pledge of an official as a condition to rename the College of Business Administration (CBA) after the prime minister of dictator Ferdinand Mar ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

“On what society values”

That was a reaction to my column (“Evolutionary advance or dead end?”, July 24) on how the Russian mathematician Grigory Perelman turned down the one-million-dollar prize that had been offered for the solution of a fiendishly difficult century-old math ... [Published Business World - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

PEN holds teaching workshop Monday in Naga

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will hold For Love of the Word:  Workshops on Teaching Philippine Literature in High School and College, today, July 28, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at Ateneo de Naga University, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Gilda Ball

CB GARRUCHO, Paulynn Sicam and Kidlat Tahimik. RICHARD REYES“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss, The LoraxAt the end of the woman’s column during the lead-up to the vernissage of her ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Mabini still sounds painfully familiar

REDUCED BY HISTORY The simplistic accolades “Sublime Paralytic” and “Brains of the Revolution” do not do justice to his life and legacy. REDUCED BY HISTORY The simplistic accolades “Sublime Paralytic” and “Brains of the Revolution” do not do justice to ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Poet Cirilo Bautista: Epic troubadour

BAUTISTA: Best known for his epic “Trilogy of Saint Lazarus”Rare in a nation of half-baked artistic careers and unfulfilled literary promise, Cirilo F. Bautista has shown a remarkable dedication to the literary arts both as a writer of monumental vision ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Nora Aunor’s fans, backers ain’t giving up yet

National Artist for Literature Bienvenido Lumbera (left) and NCCA Chair Felipe de Leon Jr.: Taking up the cudgels for Nora Aunor (inset). FILE PHOTOSMANILA, Philippines–The fight is far from over, as far as the Superstar’s supporters are concerned.Inevitably, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

The poetry man and the rapper dude

THE NATIONAL Artist and the Rap ArtistLines are good for crowd control but what Aristotle Pollisco didn’t realize was that lines are also great equalizers.Pollisco is the rap artist known as Gloc-9. He was signing autographs at the launch of one of his ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 16 2014]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 19 2014 - 1 reports

History lessons

The great chronicler of the PropagandaMovement died last Wednesday. That Fr. John Schumacher, SJ, was also the foremost authority on the history of the Philippine Church helps explain his appeal to generations of Filipino Catholics. As the man who succeeded ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 19 2014]

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Poor in spirit, mired in poverty [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 28 2014]
‘Betty La Fea’ [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 28 2014]
Prostituted [Published The Daily Guardian - Aug 28 2014]
UP gets 1st half of P40-M donation to rename co... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 19 2014]
“On what society values” [Published Business World - Aug 06 2014]
PEN holds teaching workshop Monday in Naga [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 27 2014]
The Gilda Ball [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 26 2014]
Mabini still sounds painfully familiar [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 22 2014]
Poet Cirilo Bautista: Epic troubadour [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 29 2014]
Nora Aunor’s fans, backers ain’t giving up yet [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 22 2014]
The poetry man and the rapper dude [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 16 2014]
The (Literary) agent’s life [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 31 2014]
History lessons [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 19 2014]
The Philippines under Portugal? [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 25 2014]
Fil-Canadian invents body-heated flashlight [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 23 2014]
F. Sionil José’s latest novel [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Feb 23 2014]
Fiction Nation [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jan 04 2014]
‘The Half-Remembered Past’–Nelson Navarro’s bit... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 14 2013]
2013 Philippine PEN Congress tackles Mindanao c... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 08 2013]
War and peace–and literature [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 08 2013]
An Lim, Abueva, Sionil Jose, Lumbera, headline ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 01 2013]
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