Archive for the 'History' Category

It is common for Filipinos to look for someone to idolize –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 Aquino’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, Balagtas’ epic poem ‘Florante at Laura’ proves its staying power.


MANILA, Philippines—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 Editor’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.

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