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At least nine enterprises set up more than 119 years ago are still active today.
As the country marks the anniversary of Emilio Aguinaldo’s declaration of Philippine independence on 12 June 1898, it is perhaps timely to look back and reflect on the country’s record of economic progress since that day.Playing an important role in the country’s growth ...
In 1962, President Diosdado Macapagal moved the commemoration of Independence Day from July 4 to June 12.
On July 4, 1946, the Philippines gained independence from the United States of America. It marked the time when the Philippines officially became a state: it had people, territory, government, and for the very first time, sovereignty.When Emilio Aguinaldo declared Philippine independence ...
You could go to jail for these violations.
In 1907, Filipinos lost their right to display, fly, or hoist the Philippine flag. It was a blow to Filipinos, who, at the time were still reeling from their defeat in the Philippine-American War. They had expected to gain independence from Spain—an ...
These recent books capture the modern experiences of Filipino women around the globe.
Who runs the world? Women! At least, this seems to be the theme in contemporary Filipino writing, given the surge of literary debuts by female authors in the past two years. From a riff on Bulosan’s classic America Is In The Heart ...
If you’re feeling especially patriotic, the time off on June 12 is perfect for learning something new about our culture.
Let’s take a moment to appreciate there are currently more Filipino shows and movies on Netflix than ever before. This Independence Day you can kick back to some local favorites from the streaming service’s considerable selection of rom-coms, horror flicks, and action ...
If you wish to display your flags on Independence Day, make sure you follow these rules.
With the Philippines marking its 121st year of independence on June 12, it’s time to dust off our flags and proudly display our patriotism. Before we do, however, it should be noted that there are far more guidelines to its usage than ...
She and her daughter went sailing with Ethel and Rory Kennedy, according to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts and her daughter, Hazel, joined the Kennedy family at their compound in Hyannisport this week."My mom and Rory en route for a sail Julia Roberts and her daughter, Hazel," Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. captioned a photo a posted ...
Before we began celebrating Independence Day on June 12, we had Republic Day on July 4.
Malacañan Presidential Museum and Library’s (now-defunct) Flickr account is a veritable treasure trove of vintage photos documenting our nation’s history. Among them are these photos of the first Republic Day celebration on July 4, 1946, when Philippine independence was formally recognized by the United ...