PRIDE MARCH: Acceptance, not tolerance

Marc Cosep, Rosalie Abatayo, Tonee Despojo 07/08/2018

In a country where conservative Catholics are the majority, finding a safe space to express one’s identity is not always easy for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community. Some, find it difficult to come…

ABU SAYYAF FOILED

Doris C. Bongcac, Inquirer.net, Leo Udtohan, Tonee Despojo 04/11/2017

Inabanga, Bohol — It was a kind of firefight that residents like Julita Cenabre, in her 60s, never imagined would ever happen in their sleepy town of Inabanga in Bohol, 71 kilometers north of the capital Tagbilaran…

Getting ready for All Souls’ Day

Junjie Mendoza, Tonee Despojo 10/30/2016

Photos by Tonee Despojo and Junjie Mendoza…

Amlan Zoo: Paradise for animals

Tonee Despojo 10/23/2016

Amlan, a sleepy fourth class municipality in Negros Oriental that has offered to take Cebu City Zoo’s animals once it will be closed, apparently is more than qualified to make that offer. Amlan, which is just a…

FIRE GUTS CHAPEL

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Apple Ta-as, Jhunnex Napallacan, Nestle L. Semilla, Tonee Despojo 05/03/2016

A couple lit nearly 5,000 candles in thanksgiving for healing grace granted through the intercession of their patron saint San Vicente Ferrer at the heritage chapel dedicated to the saint in Pitalo, San Fernando, Cebu. But the…

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