My intention in having this website is not to advertise myself or my work, but to examine how many of those who have access to the Internet get to discover my existence. To date, I have a good number of online interactions as by-products of this website.

One was with an undergraduate student of the University of Santo Tomas (Manila, Philippines) who discovered my research works through googling. He was writing a thesis about the media and the Filipino youth and sought my help on the subject matter. read more>>

Pasko ng Pagkabuhay sa Panahon ni Duterte

Ni Clarence M. Batan Dahil kay Duterte Nagulantang ang bansa Tungkol sa buhay at patay. Binuhay ni Duterte Ang mga patay na Damdamin at hinamon Ang isip, kung talaga bang […]

Sonnet for Tim Hortons Philippines

By Clarence M. Batan** Who would have thought this day would come When Canada’s Tim Hortons land In my sunny tropical home – Coffee chain’s finest, newest brand! Where double-double […]

The Istambay Phenomenon

The Istambay Phenomenon featured in filipiknow.net “Believe it or not, there really is such a thing as an “istambay phenomenon” and is unfortunately prevalent among Filipino youth (especially males). And […]