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Livestream: 118th Philippine Independence Day Celebration

Watch here the live stream feed of the 118th Philippine Independence Day Celebration direct from the Rizal Monument at the Rizal Park, near Roxas Boulevard, Manila. MANILA – President Benigno S. Aquino III expressed hope on Sunday that the Filipino people would continue to protect and defend democracy even beyond […]

Simultaneous raising of national flag mark 118th PH independence

MANILA — A simultaneous flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies at 8:00 AM on June 12, 2016, in all places of national significance in the country will highlight the 118th anniversary celebration of the proclamation of Philippine independence. Secretary Mel Senen S. Sarmiento of the Department of the Interior and Local Government […]

Social media a-buzz on Jose Rizal’s day of martyrdom

Social media a-buzz on Jose Rizal’s day of martyrdom If José Protasio Mercado Rizal y Alonso Realonda or popularly known as José Rizal (June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896) is alive today, he will be a social media celebrity. In fact, he is trending in Twitter now. Today. marks […]

Ilocos Norte honors homegrown heroes than any province of the country

LAOAG CITY, March 16 – Among the 81 provinces of the country, Ilocos Norte may be the first to have honored more homegrown heroes through the years. The second batch were honored with five more monuments of Ilocano heroes unveiled Tuesday at the Heroes Walk in Centennial Arena of Laoag […]

President Aquino led 116th PH independence day celebration in Naga City

Naga City — This premier Bicol city shares the limelight nationwide during the celebration of the 116th Philippine Independence day anniversary. President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday, graced the celebration. He delivered an Independence Day speech and acknowledged the 15 Bicol martyrs during the Philippine Revolution. The president raised the […]

Albay mark the 1814 Mayon fury in Cagsawa Dos Siglos

DARAGA, Albay, Feb. 2 — Albay folks commemorate the day when the almost perfect cone-shaped Mayon volcano burst its fiery temper, hurling superheated ash, sand and molten rocks that buried alive countless villagers who sought sanctuary inside the Cagsawa church in February 1, 1814. After 200 years, Albayanos pay tribute […]

Denial or Whatever, Are We Really Independent?

On July 4, 1946, the Bicol High School led the celebration of independence day in Calabanga. One of the highlight of the occasion was a parade around the town with adorned floats of young maidens and men of the locality, many of whom were students of the distinguished school. It […]

Bench at the Calabanga Plaza is a Mute Witness of Time

Fifty eight years last month, in November 18, 1952, the former mayor of Calabanga town unveiled a donation of a (cement) bench located at the plaza. Now with the onslaught of change and modest modernization, the bench still occupies its original location. But it has served its purpose and the passage of time clearly made its mark.

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Bench at the Calabanga Plaza is a Mute Witness of Time

Fifty eight years last month, in November 18, 1952, the former mayor of Calabanga town unveiled a donation of a (cement) bench located at the plaza. Now with the onslaught of change and modest modernization, the bench still occupies its original location. But it has served its purpose and the passage of time clearly made its mark.

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Albay mark the 1814 Mayon fury in Cagsawa Dos Siglos

DARAGA, Albay, Feb. 2 — Albay folks commemorate the day when the almost perfect cone-shaped Mayon volcano burst its fiery temper, hurling superheated ash, sand and molten rocks that buried alive countless villagers who sought sanctuary inside the Cagsawa church in February 1, 1814. After 200 years, Albayanos pay tribute […]

President Aquino led 116th PH independence day celebration in Naga City

Naga City — This premier Bicol city shares the limelight nationwide during the celebration of the 116th Philippine Independence day anniversary. President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday, graced the celebration. He delivered an Independence Day speech and acknowledged the 15 Bicol martyrs during the Philippine Revolution. The president raised the […]

Livestream: 118th Philippine Independence Day Celebration

Watch here the live stream feed of the 118th Philippine Independence Day Celebration direct from the Rizal Monument at the Rizal Park, near Roxas Boulevard, Manila. MANILA – President Benigno S. Aquino III expressed hope on Sunday that the Filipino people would continue to protect and defend democracy even beyond […]

Ilocos Norte honors homegrown heroes than any province of the country

LAOAG CITY, March 16 – Among the 81 provinces of the country, Ilocos Norte may be the first to have honored more homegrown heroes through the years. The second batch were honored with five more monuments of Ilocano heroes unveiled Tuesday at the Heroes Walk in Centennial Arena of Laoag […]

Denial or Whatever, Are We Really Independent?

On July 4, 1946, the Bicol High School led the celebration of independence day in Calabanga. One of the highlight of the occasion was a parade around the town with adorned floats of young maidens and men of the locality, many of whom were students of the distinguished school. It […]

Social media a-buzz on Jose Rizal’s day of martyrdom

Social media a-buzz on Jose Rizal’s day of martyrdom If José Protasio Mercado Rizal y Alonso Realonda or popularly known as José Rizal (June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896) is alive today, he will be a social media celebrity. In fact, he is trending in Twitter now. Today. marks […]

Simultaneous raising of national flag mark 118th PH independence

MANILA — A simultaneous flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies at 8:00 AM on June 12, 2016, in all places of national significance in the country will highlight the 118th anniversary celebration of the proclamation of Philippine independence. Secretary Mel Senen S. Sarmiento of the Department of the Interior and Local Government […]

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Bench at the Calabanga Plaza is a Mute Witness of Time

Fifty eight years last month, in November 18, 1952, the former mayor of Calabanga town unveiled a donation of a (cement) bench located at the plaza. Now with the onslaught of change and modest modernization, the bench still occupies its original location. But it has served its purpose and the passage of time clearly made its mark.

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Denial or Whatever, Are We Really Independent?

On July 4, 1946, the Bicol High School led the celebration of independence day in Calabanga. One of the highlight of the occasion was a parade around the town with adorned floats of young maidens and men of the locality, many of whom were students of the distinguished school. It […]

Albay mark the 1814 Mayon fury in Cagsawa Dos Siglos

DARAGA, Albay, Feb. 2 — Albay folks commemorate the day when the almost perfect cone-shaped Mayon volcano burst its fiery temper, hurling superheated ash, sand and molten rocks that buried alive countless villagers who sought sanctuary inside the Cagsawa church in February 1, 1814. After 200 years, Albayanos pay tribute […]

President Aquino led 116th PH independence day celebration in Naga City

Naga City — This premier Bicol city shares the limelight nationwide during the celebration of the 116th Philippine Independence day anniversary. President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday, graced the celebration. He delivered an Independence Day speech and acknowledged the 15 Bicol martyrs during the Philippine Revolution. The president raised the […]

Ilocos Norte honors homegrown heroes than any province of the country

LAOAG CITY, March 16 – Among the 81 provinces of the country, Ilocos Norte may be the first to have honored more homegrown heroes through the years. The second batch were honored with five more monuments of Ilocano heroes unveiled Tuesday at the Heroes Walk in Centennial Arena of Laoag […]

Social media a-buzz on Jose Rizal’s day of martyrdom

Social media a-buzz on Jose Rizal’s day of martyrdom If José Protasio Mercado Rizal y Alonso Realonda or popularly known as José Rizal (June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896) is alive today, he will be a social media celebrity. In fact, he is trending in Twitter now. Today. marks […]

Simultaneous raising of national flag mark 118th PH independence

MANILA — A simultaneous flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies at 8:00 AM on June 12, 2016, in all places of national significance in the country will highlight the 118th anniversary celebration of the proclamation of Philippine independence. Secretary Mel Senen S. Sarmiento of the Department of the Interior and Local Government […]

Livestream: 118th Philippine Independence Day Celebration

Watch here the live stream feed of the 118th Philippine Independence Day Celebration direct from the Rizal Monument at the Rizal Park, near Roxas Boulevard, Manila. MANILA – President Benigno S. Aquino III expressed hope on Sunday that the Filipino people would continue to protect and defend democracy even beyond […]