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Travel Post: Baler by Zeros and Fives on Jan 27, 2013Here’s my long-delayed travel post that I promised to share last year. Chad and I went on a surf trip to Baler, one of the most visited surf spots in the Philippines, in December. I haven’t been to that part of the country so we decided...



Pres. Manuel Quezon: Ingratitude or patriotism? by Turning Boholano on Nov 22, 2012Post WW2 - Battle for Manila Memorial at Intramuros, ManilaOn February 19, 1937, had the U.S. Charge d'Affaires in London, Ray Atherton, not discovered the nature of the clandestine meeting that was to be held between President Manuel Quezon and the...



Man of style: The late Manuel L. Quezon by halfwhiteboy on Aug 18, 2012Today, August 19, 2012, marks the 134th birth anniversary of the late Manuel L. Quezon (1878-1944), who served as the second president of the Philippines from 1935 to 1944. He is largely credited for promoting Tagalog as the national language and is...



August 19 2012 Quezon day holiday by The Filipino Scribe on Aug 10, 2012The Philippines will commemorate this coming August 19 2012 the 134th birth anniversary of Manuel L. Quezon. Quezon day, which this year falls on a Sunday, is a special non-working holiday in Quezon City as well as in Quezon and Aurora provinces. Thi...



Philippines to Washington: Help! by Turning Boholano on May 1, 2012The Philippines had asked Washington for help in building a "minimum credible defense" amid an escalating territorial dispute with China as reported by AFP News last Monday.Philippine Foreign Secretary Alberto del Rosario and Defense Secret...



Davao City, 75th Anniversary by Still Stampin' on Mar 14, 2012On March 16, 2012, the Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost) comes out with a commemorative block of 4 stamp highlighting the 75th anniversary of the City of Davao. The 4 stamps were designed by the Davao City 75th Anniversary Committee with the p...



A Little Trivia About Two Cultures – Adapted vs Formed: Aguinaldo and the Error on the New Philippine ₱20 Bill by Fudgeology on Jan 2, 2012The obverse of the new ₱20 bill featuring Manuel L. Quezon and the Malacañang Palace. (source:Wikipedia) The reverse of the new ₱20 bill featuring the musang and Banaue Rice Terraces with the erroneous attribute. (source:Wikipedia) Filipino-Styl...



August 1896 to 1986: Revolution, Quezon, Ninoy to Cory by Editor-at-Large on Aug 1, 2011August is a historical month for Filipinos. Some of the most celebrated important events in Philippine history happened during the month of August. It is maybe one of the reasons why I love August. Aside from it’s my father’s birthmonth,...



A GUIDE TO THE FIVE CLASSES OF HEROES FOR MAKE BENEFIT OUR GREAT AND GLORIOUS NATION by Definitely Filipino on Jul 31, 2011by Mel Mordeno Beluan Once upon a time, in a land of dreams and dread, you’re dead. You slipped the poem “Mi Ultimo Adios” into a hiding place. We trembled. Okay, enough with the dramatic intro (and you being Rizal). It’s a post-Ondoy world w...



A Walk Tour in QC | Tomb Beneath The Monument by Batang Lakwatsero on Feb 2, 2011I finally made it to the Quezon Memorial Museum this time, just beneath the towering monument in the middle of Quezon Circle. The entrance is free but a guard would ask you to drop some money to the donation box (sapilitang donasyon?). Oh well, I ent...