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It is common for Filipinos to look for someone to idolize â€“saints, politicians, artists, models, etc., somebody they will glorify and imitate. Since the time of the declaration of Philippine independence, 109 years ago, many were acknowledged as Filipino heroes, more so today, that every individual who become so popular or the main character in [...]
Today we celebrate Ninoy and Cory Aquino (Remarks at the mass commemorating Ninoy Aquinoâ€™s 25th Anniversary, at the Church of the Gesu, Ateneo de Manila University, August 17, 2008.) By Senator BENIGNO C. AQUINO III
With a UP Centennial Edition newly published and an art exhibit restaged, Balagtasâ€™ epic poem â€˜Florante at Lauraâ€™ proves its staying power.
MANILA, Philippinesâ€”Instead of the 4/4 beat, the national anthem should be played or sung in the 2/4, according to the Department of Education.
Davao City – “147 years ago today, our country produced what would become one of the most revered heroes in Philippine history.”
Pasig City – Over a century after his last visit, Dr. Jose Rizal, is once again back in his old stomping grounds in Singapore.
From Manila to Mexico By Go Bon Juan – Manila Times Editorâ€™s note: The Sixth Dr. Jose P. Rizal Awards for Excellence will be held at 2 p.m., June 14, at the Kaisa-Angelo King Heritage Center on Anda corner Cabildo streets, Intramuros, Manila.
Manila – The 3-day ONE STOP SHOP Booth Services which is participated by the various national agencies, offices, and private sector is still on going at the People’s Park. The service of the government to the people is the highlight of this year’s theme on Independence Celebration. The program has started yesterday and to last [...]
Tacloban City – On the occasion of the 110th Anniversary of Philippine Independence, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo called on the Filipinos to keep alive the legacy of the Filipino heroes, solidarity, sacrifice and singular purpose, with which they brought forth a new nation.
Iloilo City – TESDA Director General Augusto “Boboy” Syjuco said in his Independence Day message in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo that the gathering for the 110th Independence Day celebration is a means of also honoring the future heroes who will bring prosperity to this country.