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Jhemmylrut Teng

I write history, geopolitics, and other research-backed pieces.

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Jhemmylrut Teng
  1. I do leadership seminars for companies and universities.
  2. I teach news writing to high school and college students.
  3. I am also a voice-over talent for television and radio commercials.
  4. Writing on Medium is also a side-hustle.


The White House secret presidency

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Portrait of Edith Bolling-Wilson | Image credit: The White House Historical Association


The dark-skinned connection of black Americans and Filipinos

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African American soldiers in the Philippines, ca. 1900 | Credit: WikiCommons


Molestation, revenge, deprivation, massacre, and genocide

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The New York Evening Journal’s depiction of how American troops killed Filipinos in Balangiga, killing every one over ten years old, ca. 1902 | Credit: Rappler.com


From a tragedy to a billion-dollar business

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Photo by Hush Naidoo on Unsplash

The Beheading of a Martyr


Why cultural quotient and sensitivity are significant in your profession

Kristine Gray and Saundra Alexander in Bali, Indonesia
Kristine Gray and Saundra Alexander in Bali, Indonesia
Credit: Firdia Lisnawati, AP

It Started With a Thread


When you think miracles don’t happen, they do

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Courtesy of the author

“Carla, you are flying to Rome next year. Congratulations! The Holy See Press chose you.”


Corregidor Island, where the remains and spirit of the war persisted

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Ruins in Corregidor | Uploaded by the author


Where is that kind of America now?

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EDSA Revolution, ca. 1986 | Credit: Positivelyfilipino


When the U.S. Americanized the Philippines it produced tons of nurses

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Filipino nurses senior class receives instruction in operation room techniques at PGH (ca. 1915–1916) | Credit: UC Berkeley

Jhemmylrut Teng

PR Sr. Specialist | MA in International Development I Ex-Reporter for TV5 & Bloomberg TV | Toastmaster | Goodwill Ambassador | jhemmylrut@jteng.info

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