Submissions from 2020

#Walangpasok on Twitter: Natural language processing as a method for analyzing tweets on class suspensions in the Philippines, Jeffrey Rosario Ancheta, Ken D. Gorro, and Mark Anthony D. Uy

E-health and healthy aging among the participating countries in JST Sakura Science Exchange Program 2019, Myla M. Arcinas, Melanie P. Tolentino, Cyril Ryan A. Lituañas, Joseph S. Cadeliña, and Yoshihide Obayashi

How much do academic performance, lifestyle, and social relationships explain depressive symptoms in filipino university students? A regression model, Rito Baring, Romeo B. Lee, and Madelene Sta Maria

Reclaiming meaning from sheer meaninglessness: Re-reading camus for religion and existential psychotherapy, Rito V. Baring and Francis Xavier R. Salcedo

Interests, Identities, and Institutions in the Politics of Regional Economic Construction in East Asia, Eric Vincent C. Batalla

A Cross-Cultural Study of Justice Sensitivity and Its Consequences for Cooperation, Anna Baumert, Simona Maltese, Dorota Reis, Colin MacLeod, Roseann Tan-Mansukhani, Adrianne John R. Galang, Maria Guadalupe C. Salanga, and Manfred Schmitt

Journalism, public health, and COVID-19: some preliminary insights from the Philippines, Jan Michael Alexandre C. Bernadas and Karol Ilagan

Measuring hope during the COVID-19 outbreak in the Philippines: development and validation of the state locus-of-Hope scale short form in Filipino, Allan B.I. Bernardo and Norman B. Mendoza

Extending bell hooks' feminist theory, Hazel Tionloc Biana

Clearing the fuzziness: comments on Ashley Tauchert’s fuzzy gender, Hazel T. Biana and Jeremiah Joven Joaquin

The ethics of scare: COVID-19 and the Philippines' fear appeals, H. T. Biana and J. J.B. Joaquin

Why friendly AIs won’t be that friendly: a friendly reply to Muehlhauser and Bostrom, Robert James M. Boyles and Jeremiah Joven Joaquin

‘Hey, I like ur videos. Super relate!’ Locating sisterhood in a postcolonial intimate public on YouTube, Earvin Charles Cabalquinto and Cheryll Ruth R. Soriano

Spiritual well-being and its role on the sociality of selected catholic religious novices, Fides Del Castillo, Clarence Darro Del Castillo, and Maricris Alvarez

The state of health in flood-prone areas in the Philippines: The case on the cities of Iligan and Cagayan de Oro, Wilfred Luis Clamor, Exaltacion Lamberte, Feorillo Petronilo Demeterio, Renan Ma Tanhueco, and Crisanto Regadio

Student involvement, mental health and quality of life of college students in a selected university in Manila, Philippines, Jerome Visperas Cleofas

Meals under tents: experiences of food insecurity among the displaced people of southern Philippines, Zaldy Collado

Sexual intimacies in displaced environment, Zaldy C. Collado and Alessandra T. Arpon

From displacement to resettlement: how current policies shape eviction narratives among urban poor in the Philippines, Zaldy C. Collado and Noella May i.G. Orozco

“What are they up to?”: The Pre-Election Mindset and Behavior of Young Filipino Voters, Zaldy C. Collado, Noella May I.G. Orozco, and Dionimar B. Banaria

The Blessings of Social-Oriented Virtues: Interpersonal Character Strengths Are Linked to Increased Life Satisfaction and Academic Success Among Filipino High School Students, Jesus Alfonso D. Datu and Allan B.I. Bernardo


When your country cannot care for itself: A filipino feminist critique of care-based political theories, Noelle Leslie G. Dela Cruz

Religious coping of selected filipino catholic youth, Fides Del Castillo and Marie Antoniette Alino

Ethical leadership of supervisors and internal social capital in a financial institution, Myra V. De Leon and Jerwin B. Tubay


A critical reflection on my reading and re-reading of emerita quito's thoughts on the underdevelopment and hope for the development of Filipino philosophy, Feorillo P.A. Demeterio

Deep ecology frames global media coverage of Indonesia’s new capital, Jeconiah Louis Dreisbach

Carbon emissions constrained energy planning for aluminum products, Rok Gomilšek, Lidija Čuček, Marko Homšak, Raymond R. Tan, and Zdravko Kravanja

Qualitative inquiry on parental involvement in children’s education: perspectives of parents, children, and teachers in select elementary schools in the Philippines, Melvin Allena Jabar

Beall-ing, Jeremiah Joven Joaquin


Truth GAPS, truth gluts, and the liar paradox, Jeremiah Joven B. Joaquin

Sustainability science is ethics: Bridging the philosophical gap between science and policy, Jeremiah Joven B. Joaquin and Hazel T. Biana

Transitioning to a Progressive Green Economy in the Philippines, David Michael M.San Juan

Are higher-order life values antecedents of students’ learning engagement and adaptive learning outcomes? The case of materialistic vs. intrinsic life values, Lisbeth Ku, Allan B.I. Bernardo, and Charles M. Zaroff

State of communicating children protection in Taguig City, Philippines: Basis for a sustainable development plan, Rudolf Anthony A. Lacerna and Jeffrey Rosario Ancheta

Air travel gone big—passenger safety, social sciences, and innovations, Romeo B. Lee

Exploring marginality among filipino catholics in Japan: A proposed heuristic device, Willard Enrique R. Macaraan

Hybridities and awkward constructions in Philippine locavorism: reframing global-local dynamics through assemblage thinking, Marvin Joseph F. Montefrio, Jeremy C. De Chavez, Antonio P. Contreras, and Dennis S. Erasga

Benchmarking ICT for education in Japan: Best practices, trends, challenges and lessons learned for Philippine ICT-based education & development, Rhoderick V. Nuncio

Benchmarking ICT for education in Japan: Best practices, trends, challenges and lessons learned for Philippine ICT-based education & development, Rhoderick V. Nuncio

An E-learning outreach program for public schools: Findings and lessons learned based on a pilot program in Makati City and Cabuyao City, Laguna, Philippines, Rhoderick V. Nuncio, Myla M. Arcinas, Rochelle Irene G. Lucas, Jasper Vincent Q. Alontaga, Susan Grace T. Neri, and Jose Mari Carpena

The role of internship participation and conscientiousness in developing career adaptability: A five-wave growth mixture model analysis, Anna Carmella G. Ocampo, Melissa Lopez Reyes, Yueyang Chen, Simon Lloyd D. Restubog, Ying Yi Chih, Laurene Chua-Garcia, and Pianpian Guan

The virgin of the vulnerable lake: Catholic engagement with climate change in the Philippines, Jeane Peracullo

Indigenous Knowledge in Disaster Risk Reduction: The Tales of Three Islands (San Miguel, Camotes and Alabat) in the Philippines, Joseph Anthony L. Reyes, Kiss Alexis R. Ayo, Maria Paula M. Baluyan, and Alan Sam Ralei B. Balaguer

Enabling relations as determinants of self-satisfaction in the youth: The path from self-satisfaction to prosocial behaviors as explained by strength of inner self, Patricia Simon

The 10-item Perceived Stress Scale as a valid measure of stress perception, Patricia D. Simon

Entrepreneurial Solidarities: Social Media Collectives and Filipino Digital Platform Workers, Cheryll Ruth R. Soriano and Jason Vincent A. Cabañes

The 2019 midterm elections in the Philippines: Party system pathologies and Duterte’s populist mobilization, Julio Cabral Teehankee and Yuko Kasuya

Hypergamy and cross border marriages in south Korea: An examination of factors influencing flows of migrant brides and grooms from developing countries, Ador R. Torneo

Public administration education in the Philippines 1951-2020: History, challenges, and prospects, Ador R. Torneo

Empowerment issues in Japan’s care industry: Narratives of Filipino nurses and care workers under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) labour scheme, Ron Bridget T. Vilog, Keren Happuch Ma D. Arroyo, and Tezla Gael G. Raquinio

Healing “through God’s grace”: lived religion in Filipina migrant women’s health in Japan, Ron Bridget T. Vilog, Carlos M. Piocos, and Jan Michael Alexandre C. Bernadas

Submissions from 2019

Cultural whitening, mobility and differentiation: lived experiences of Filipina wives to white men, Janet M. Arnado

The Philippines’ antidrug campaign: Spatial and temporal patterns of killings linked to drugs, Jenna Mae L. Atun, Ronald U. Mendoza, Clarissa C. David, Radxeanel Peviluar N. Cossid, and Cheryll Ruth R. Soriano

Church-state separation and challenging issues concerning religion, Eric Vincent Batalla and Rito Baring

Police corruption and its control in the Philippines, Eric Vincent Celestial Batalla

On bernal's homage to manila: A review of Joel David's manila by night: A queer film classic, Ronald Baytan

Explaining online health information seeking of foreign domestic workers: a test of the comprehensive model of information seeking, Jan Michael Alexandre C. Bernadas and Li Crystal Jiang

Antibiotic-related meanings, experiences and information sources of women in the economic margins of urban Manila, Jan Michael Alexandre Cortez Bernadas

Communicative processes for health activism: the case of organizations working with filipina migrants in Japan, Jan Michael Alexandre C. Bernadas, Carlos M. Piocos, and Ron Bridget T. Vilog

Validating the protean and boundaryless career attitudes scales with Filipino young adults, Allan B.I. Bernardo and Maria Guadalupe C. Salanga

Does capitalism kill? Post-vatican II papal perspectives on development, Agnes M. Brazal

Fake news and scandal, Jason Cabañes, C. W. Anderson, and Jonathan Corpus Ong

A commentary on the special issue Performance and Citizenship: Challenging populist political performances through citizenship as performance?, Jason Vincent A. Cabañes

Mediating a compromised solidarity, Jason Vincent A. Cabañes

Living in displacement context: Coping strategies, changing attitudes and family dynamics among Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Mindanao, Philippines, Zaldy C. Collado

Free and creative communal compassion: Reconstructing a contextualized Filipino ethics of sexuality, Dalmacito A. Cordero

Mortal na Kawaygan: Exploring the possibility of success for an interfaith dialogue between iglesia ni Cristo and the Philippine Catholic Church, Dalmacito A. Cordero

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Duterte Administration’s Appeasement Policy: Examining the Connection Between the Two National Strategies, Renato Cruz De Castro

Explaining the duterte administration’s appeasement policy on China: The power of fear, Renato Cruz De Castro

From rebalancing to competition: The trump administration’s grand strategy for the Indo-Pacific region, Renato Cruz De Castro

The chronic threat of insurgent groups in the Philippines, Renato Cruz de Castro

The Philippines and the maritime security order in Southeast Asia: The risks of an appeasement policy on an expansionist China, Renato Cruz De Castro


A humboldtian critique of the University of the Philippines as the flagship of Philippine higher education (Part II), F. P.A. Demeterio and Roland Theuas D.S. Pada

“The light of Christ in Philippine politics: The interventions of the catholic church in state affairs (1972 – 2005), Brian U. Doce


Singapore, Francis Rico C. Domingo

Theorising in Philippine sociology, 1955-2017: inclinations, possibilities, trajectories, Dennis S. Erasga, Yellowbelle D.M. Duaqui, and Mark Oliver Llangco

Did jose rizal die a catholic? Revisiting rizal’s last 24 hours using spy reports, Rene Escalante

Filipino overseas contract workers: Their families and communities, Stella P. Go and Leticia T. Postrado

Factors influencing health-seeking behavior among overseas Filipino workers, Melvin A. Jabar

Sources and consequences of happiness among Alangan Mangyan women in the municipality of Baco, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, Melvin A. Jabar and Crisanto Q. Regadio

Explaining (non) participation in overseas voting: the case of overseas Filipino voters in Japan in the 2016 elections, Georgeline B. Jaca and Ador R. Torneo

Transnational financial education for Filipino migrant workers, Juyoung Jang, Seori Choi, Chang Won Lee, and Stella Go

Anticipating aging and prospecting pension for retirement well-being, Roberto E. Javier, Mitzie Irene Conchada, and Melvin Jabar

How health literate are the igeneration Filipinos? Health literacy among Filipino early adolescents in middle schools, Roberto Javier, Marites Tiongco, and Melvin Jabar

Hell, Heaven, Neither, or Both: the Afterlife and Sider’s Puzzle, Jeremiah Joven Joaquin

Prospects for experimental philosophical logic, Jeremiah Joven Joaquin

Sartre misconstrued: A reply to michael Lopato’s “Social media, love, and sartre’s look of the other”, Joseph Martin M. Jose

Euphoria, pakikibaka, at bahala na: Kontekstuwalisasyon ng piling awiting post-EDSA, David Michael San Juan

K-U-L-T-U-R-A SA panahon ng disaster: Tinig-danas ng mga bata sa pagbaha, Alona Jumaquio-Ardales

Upgrading the land administration system of the Philippines through ICT: A review of the land titling computerization program, Jovito Jose Katigbak

Philippine readiness for the 4th industrial revolution: A case study, Junmo Kim, Ador R. Torneo, and Seung Bum Yang

Norm Internalization and Disability-inclusive Elections in the Philippines, Paula Bianca P. Lapuz and Francisco A. Magno

High-impact journal article publishing—Knowledge production, science, and responsibility: Some notes for promising social scientists, Romeo B. Lee

Key FAMIPOP lesson—Saving money and call for region-wide evidence, Romeo B. Lee


Microcontroller based money card sorter with pre-online application feature, Nenita Ivy A. Lim, Sernina S. Ng, and Hazelle L. Tapay

"Ang Pilipinas Bilang Lupain ng Kabalintunaan:" Si Isabelo De Los Reyes Bilang Tagapag-Ambag sa Pahayagang La Solidaridad (1889-1895), Leslie Anne L. Liwanag and Michael Charleston B. Chua


Pilosopiyang analitiko: Impluwensya at kasaysayan, Napoleon M. Mabaquiao

A kapwa-infused paradigm in teaching Catholic theology/catechesis in a multireligious classroom in the Philippines, Willard Enrique R. Macaraan

Food waste behavior of young fast-food consumers in the Philippines, Safa D. Manala-O and Patrick Adriel H. Aure

Locating the ideological in the functional: A multimodal critical analysis of online news reports on typhoon Lando, Karl Patrick R. Mendoza