• Published on 06-12-2017 10:00 AM

      Freedom Thoughts
      We all know the story. Probably we memorized the facts on this day--for most, in mind, for a few, in the heart. It was bloody. It was fought for. However, we can't help but wonder-- if our forefathers could witness the Philippines' situation now, would they be proud? Would they ...
      Published on 09-09-2016 01:00 PM

      The Cebu province commemorates the birthday of Sergio Osmena every 9th of September. For those who are not familiar with him, Sergio was the second president in the Philippine Commonwealth Government and the founder of the Nacionalista Party. He became known to be a prominent figure in the fight for ...
      Published on 04-09-2016 10:30 AM

      Today, we celebrate Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valour). But, do you have any idea what this day commemorates? Aside from this is an extension of the long holiday, we must also bear in mind that this is a holiday for a reason.


      Radio broadcast message, as written by Captain ...
      Published on 05-13-2015 04:00 PM

      During the time of Apolinario Mabini, the small town of Pandacan was called “Little Venice,” because it was surrounded by clear-running estuaries coming from the Pasig River. Writers noted the breathtaking scenery of the town, full of “luxuriant flower and vegetable gardens, fertile rice and corn fields.” ...
      Published on 05-11-2015 11:00 AM

      May 11 is the 20th death anniversary of Jose T. Joya, National Artist for Visual Arts.

      "Jose T. Joya is a painter and multimedia artist who distinguished himself by creating an authentic Filipino abstract idiom that transcended foreign influences. Most of Joya’s paintings of harmonious ...
      Published on 06-18-2012 11:45 PM

      I started as practitioner on the art of “Eskrima”, the indigenous Filipino Martial Art more or less 17 years as of my counting. As I advanced, I also learned the richness of its culture based on the different stories of its origin, where their authenticity needs to be verified.

      My first ...
      Published on 04-27-2012 09:35 PM

      Kadaugan sa Mactan has been recounted a lot of times through a dramatic skit played by famous actors/actresses every April 27 (a special Holiday in Lapu-Lapu City) at the Mactan Shrine shores where it was believed to have transpired. But what really happened there, exactly? Let's look back at the actual ...

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