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Klea Gonzales

GRID Associate Digital Editor

Klea likes to call herself an amateur writer who is lucky enough to string words together for a living. She holds a Journalism degree from the University of the Philippines, where she spent most of her time writing (and yelling) about various sports. She likes getting lost in big cities, having long conversations, and going on Wikipedia expeditions at 1 A.M.

Our resident sports fan makes a toast to the journeys of Hidilyn Diaz, Margielyn Didal, and Nesthy Petecio—and a case for supporting Filipino athletes year-round.
Baguio City was the first in the country to reopen its doors to travelers. Months later, the locals still lean on each other for support, as they never know how long those doors will stay open.
In a tropical country, a group of players and fans spend after hours in a mall, making the case for ice hockey.
Blackwater diving offers a glimpse of the world beneath the surface.
Girls Will Code’s founder and CEO shares her thoughts on the future of women in tech.
In honor of the 35th EDSA Day, we ask a long-time history professor at the University of the Philippines to recall his experience of People Power.
Philippine rowing is finally on the come up, thanks to a passionate community who are steering the sport in the right direction.
The beautiful shores of Boracay are, once again, open to travelers. But the locals say the road to recovery will need more than a tourism boost.
Filipino Sign Language has existed for hundreds of years. Now, thanks to the local Deaf community, it's finally being recognized.
In a small coastal town in Western Visayas, two people take on the gargantuan task of redefining what it means to build a sustainable business.
Artist Leeroy New and urban planner Julia Nebrija talk about their newest collaboration, the ongoing fight for public spaces, and the growing importance of public art.
There’s more to Philippine cinema than your average formula film. Next-generation filmmaker Mikhail Red recalls how he started out in the industry, and what it’s taught him about navigating a career in film.
Traveling is about more than just the places you visit, as cinematographer and director Ice Idanan has come to learn while working on the acclaimed road film Sakaling Hindi Makarating.
The world of off-roading, camping, and the great outdoors from the backseat of a Toyota Hilux.
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Our resident sports fan makes a toast to the journeys of Hidilyn Diaz, Margielyn Didal, and Nesthy Petecio—and a case for supporting Filipino athletes year-round.

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