Let us not forget the Bataan Death March in PHL history

by: Myrna Aquitania During my time in college, every undergrad student at the University of the Philippines will not be allowed to graduate without taking the required elective on PI 100 (better known as Philippine Institution 100  or Philippine History. There were two prominent...

Thousands lose out in Hacienda Luisita land reform

MANILA  (AFP) – Thousands of workers will lose out when a plantation owned by Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s family is carved up for its farm hands next year, an official said Friday. The 4,300-hectare (10,600-acre) Hacienda Luisita north of Manila would be fully...

Bonifacio and Rizal: Shedding blood for freedom

by: Rey Andres The stubbornness Andres de Castro Bonifacio who refused to listen to an intellectual and well-educated Jose Protacio Rizal sparked a revolution in August of 1896 to signal the struggle to end the three-and-a half centuries of Spanish colonial rule in the...

EL PRESIDENTE THEATRICAL TRAILER

The Story of Emilio Aguinaldo, the Philippine Revolution and eventually the forming of the Republic. An Official Entry to the MMFF 2012. Starring Jeorge E.R. Estregan, Cesar Montano, Nora Aunor, Christopher de Leon , Christine Reyes and a stellar cast.

Aquino on power: I am less pessimistic

MANILA, Oct 18 (Mabuhay) – Two years after being elected into office, President Benigno Aquino III said he has become less pessimistic because of the changes he is seeing under his administration. Aquino said he is very careful when he has to use his authority especially when...

GMA 7’s Lupang Hinirang – Bronze Awardee:54th NY Fest Int’l TV&films

2011 Anvil Bronze Awardee!!!! GMA Network marks another historic landmark as it debuts a cinematic version of the Philippine national anthem — Lupang Hinirang — featuring the brightest Kapuso stars. This new theatrical version retells Philippine history through a...