Oldest Rizal Monument Oldest Rizal Monument  Before Dr. Jose Rizal was proclaimed as a national hero in the 1900s, Emilio Aguinaldo, the first President of the Philippine government, declared in 1898 that December 30 should be observed as a day of national mourning to honor Rizal. As a heavily celebrated hero, we see Rizal monuments all over the country. However, the oldest one is a 20-foot structure found in a park at Daet, Camarines Norte. The construction of the stone structure started in…

Oldest Rizal Monument Oldest Rizal Monument Before Dr. Jose Rizal was proclaimed as a national hero in the 1900s, Emilio Aguinaldo, the first President of the Philippine government, declared in 1898 that December 30 should be observed as a day of national mourning to honor Rizal. As a heavily celebrated hero, we see Rizal monuments all over the country. However, the oldest one is a 20-foot structure found in a park at Daet, Camarines Norte. The construction of the stone structure started in…

James Lozanez of Western Visayas took an upset win in the Secondary Boys Javelin with a hurl of 59.46m. Beating his team mate Ronald Lacson 57.30m. Lozanez was not even in the Top 8 last year. Lacson improved his best from his last years winning throw of 55.   #Antique (province) #Chinese Filipino #Department of Education (Philippines) #Elma Muros #Filipinos #Muntinlupa #National Schools Press Conference #Palarong Pambansa #Philippines #President of the Philippines

James Lozanez of Western Visayas took an upset win in the Secondary Boys Javelin with a hurl of 59.46m. Beating his team mate Ronald Lacson 57.30m. Lozanez was not even in the Top 8 last year. Lacson improved his best from his last years winning throw of 55. #Antique (province) #Chinese Filipino #Department of Education (Philippines) #Elma Muros #Filipinos #Muntinlupa #National Schools Press Conference #Palarong Pambansa #Philippines #President of the Philippines

James Lozanez of Western Visayas took an upset win in the Secondary Boys Javelin with a hurl of 59.46m. Beating his team mate Ronald Lacson 57.30m. Lozanez was not even in the Top 8 last year. Lacson improved his best from his last years winning throw of 55.   #Antique (province) #Chinese Filipino #Department of Education (Philippines) #Elma Muros #Filipinos #Muntinlupa #National Schools Press Conference #Palarong Pambansa #Philippines #President of the Philippines

James Lozanez of Western Visayas took an upset win in the Secondary Boys Javelin with a hurl of 59.46m. Beating his team mate Ronald Lacson 57.30m. Lozanez was not even in the Top 8 last year. Lacson improved his best from his last years winning throw of 55. #Antique (province) #Chinese Filipino #Department of Education (Philippines) #Elma Muros #Filipinos #Muntinlupa #National Schools Press Conference #Palarong Pambansa #Philippines #President of the Philippines

Kayla Richardson again took down the Philippine Record after having broken it just a week ago. Richardson finished second in heat 2 at the very famous Mt. Sac Relays at Mt. San Antonio.  Running for USC Richardson time of 53.81, broke her own Philippine Record and Junior Record. 54.   #Abu Sayyaf #Agence France-Presse #Airbnb #Filipino Americans #Filipinos #Manila #Philippines #President of the Philippines #Rappler #Rodrigo Duterte

Kayla Richardson again took down the Philippine Record after having broken it just a week ago. Richardson finished second in heat 2 at the very famous Mt. Sac Relays at Mt. San Antonio. Running for USC Richardson time of 53.81, broke her own Philippine Record and Junior Record. 54. #Abu Sayyaf #Agence France-Presse #Airbnb #Filipino Americans #Filipinos #Manila #Philippines #President of the Philippines #Rappler #Rodrigo Duterte

The first woman ever admitted to Harvard Med School.  A Filipina woman named Fe del Mundo received an offer from the president of the Philippines for a full scholarship to attend any medical school in the United States after graduating as valedictorian from the University of the Philippines in 1933. She decided to attend Harvard Medical School in 1936, even though HMS wasn’t admitting women at the time. Harvard only started officially accepting women to the medical school in 1945.

The first woman ever admitted to Harvard Med School. A Filipina woman named Fe del Mundo received an offer from the president of the Philippines for a full scholarship to attend any medical school in the United States after graduating as valedictorian from the University of the Philippines in 1933. She decided to attend Harvard Medical School in 1936, even though HMS wasn’t admitting women at the time. Harvard only started officially accepting women to the medical school in 1945.

President of the Philippines Leaves Doha

President of the Philippines Leaves Doha

President of the Immigration Officers Association of the Philippines German Robin explained that the Express Lane Fund (ELF) must be reins...

President of the Immigration Officers Association of the Philippines German Robin explained that the Express Lane Fund (ELF) must be reins...

Corazon Aquino  Having served as the first female president of the Philippines, Aquino’s leadership stemmed from opposition to then-dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Corazon Aquino Having served as the first female president of the Philippines, Aquino’s leadership stemmed from opposition to then-dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Reuters is reporting the Philippine police are receiving cash rewards for extrajudicially killing drug suspects, based on interviews with two unnamed senior Philippine police officials. The officials also told Reuters that a majority of the nearly 9,000 killings carried out since President Duterte took office have been orchestrated by the Philippine National Police. In late November, a BuzzFeed investigation revealed the U.S. has continued to fund and provide equipment for the Philippine…

Reuters is reporting the Philippine police are receiving cash rewards for extrajudicially killing drug suspects, based on interviews with two unnamed senior Philippine police officials. The officials also told Reuters that a majority of the nearly 9,000 killings carried out since President Duterte took office have been orchestrated by the Philippine National Police. In late November, a BuzzFeed investigation revealed the U.S. has continued to fund and provide equipment for the Philippine…

One of the greatest sprinters and most tragic deaths for Philippine Track and Field came from the 1970s star Tokal Mokalam. Born 15 June 1949. In 1970 Mokalam first came to prominence with a run 10.4 and 21.6 in 1970 in Marikina.   #2010 FIFA World Cup #A Separation #Ali Khamenei #Associated Press #Donald Trump #Hassan Rouhani #Iran #Mahmoud Ahmadinejad #President of Iran #Tehran

One of the greatest sprinters and most tragic deaths for Philippine Track and Field came from the 1970s star Tokal Mokalam. Born 15 June 1949. In 1970 Mokalam first came to prominence with a run 10.4 and 21.6 in 1970 in Marikina. #2010 FIFA World Cup #A Separation #Ali Khamenei #Associated Press #Donald Trump #Hassan Rouhani #Iran #Mahmoud Ahmadinejad #President of Iran #Tehran

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