December 30 2012 Philippine holiday – Rizal Day

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  1. Juvylyn says:

    me bayad ba ang 30??

  1. December 17, 2012

    [...] It has been 116 years since our national hero Jose Rizal was executed in Bagumbayan, but his ideas are now being dragged into the raging debate regarding the long-pending reproductive health (RH) bill. Last year, Rep. Arlene “Kaka” of Akbayan explained that the controversial bill mirror’s “Rizal’s legacy of advancing the importance of education, knowledge, and progress.” [...]

  2. December 16, 2013

    […] He also repeated the argument that it is the Americans who were responsible for the selection of Rizal for the said honor, disregarding the fact that Filipinos have begun commemorating his martyrdom even before he was officially pronounced as a national hero. […]

  3. June 16, 2014

    […] As noted in a previous blog post, there were efforts in recent years, particularly during the 15th Congress (2010 to 2013) to move the country’s commemoration of Rizal Day from December 30, the date of his martyrdom, to June 19. […]

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