history / hodgepodge / philippines

November 30 2012 Bonifacio day Philippine holiday

The nation will mark national hero Andres Bonifacio’s 149th birth anniversary this November 30. The day has been declared a regular holiday through Proclamation 295, which was signed by President Benigno Aquino […]

READ MORE

history / philippines

August 27 2012 Philippine holiday – National Heroes’ Day

The Philippines will commemorate the annual Araw ng mga Bayani (National Heroes’ Day) this coming August 27 2012. The day, which is celebrated every last Monday of August, is a national holiday. […]

READ MORE

history / journalism / philippines

December 30, 2011 Rizal Day National Holiday Pay Rules

The Philippines would be marking the 115th death anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal this December 30. Unlike Bonifacio Day (which is Gat Andres’ birth date), we commemorate Rizal Day on the day […]

READ MORE

history / journalism / philippines

November 30, 2011 national holiday pay rules

November 30, 2011 – another Philippine holiday! In less than three weeks, we’ll be celebrating Andres Bonifacio day – or specifically, the 148th birth anniversary of the Katipunan founder. Before I discuss […]

READ MORE

history / philippines / politics

A visit to the Victims of Martial Law Memorial Wall in Manila

Filipinos around the world marked the 39th anniversary of Martial Law yesterday, September 21. The date ironically coincides with the International Day of Peace. Indeed, a sense of eerie peace can be […]

READ MORE

commentary / history / hodgepodge / philippines / politics

Muammar Gaddafi and Charice Pempengco to do a movie together? Yes!

Because of the astounding success of the recently concluded Cinemalaya 2011, a group of film enthusiasts calling themselves Association of Moviegoers (ASSMO) decided to stage another film fest just for this month […]

READ MORE

commentary / history

Did you know that July 6 and 7 are two very important dates in Philippine history?

We commemorated two very important events in Philippine history last week. National hero Jose Rizal was banished to Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte in July 6, 1892, heralding the end of his La […]

READ MORE

Analyzing Toni Gonzaga’s interview with Bongbong Marcos

Celebrity talk show host and actress Toni Gonzaga is getting flak for her recent interview with former Senator and defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. for her web show “Toni […]

READ MORE

United Nations month theme for 2021 – “International Year of Fruits and Vegetables”

The United Nations (UN) will be celebrating its 76th foundation anniversary this October 24. Because of that, October of every year is known all over the world, including the Philippines, as the […]

READ MORE

#BotongPinoy2022 – Manny Pacquiao officially joins 2022 presidential race

Senator Manny Pacquiao has officially declared his candidacy for the 2022 presidential elections Sunday afternoon. Pacquiao, the only boxer in world history to have won titles in eight different weight divisions, has […]

READ MORE

Filipino netizen Mary Jane Fabre goes after the diplomatic passports of BTS, fails spectacularly

The seven-member supergroup BTS earned further admiration around the world this week when President Moon Jae-In of their home country South Korea officially appointed them as his government’s Special Presidential Envoy for […]

READ MORE

%d bloggers like this: