Philippines

The Collection of Journals: Poverty in Philippines

I was woken by the suns rays beaming brightly into my eyes. Outside I knew the city had come to life. I could hear the loud honking of the early morning traffic echoing in my ears, the skidding and grinding of the Jeepneys, Tricycles and Cars. It was 4am and with this abrupt awakening I […]

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Philippine Revolts Against Spain

During the Spanish colonial period in the Philippines, there were several revolts against of the Spanish colonial government by native-born Filipinos and Chinese, often with the goal of re-establishing the rights and powers that had traditionally belonged to tribal chiefs and the Chinese traders. Most of these revolts failed because the majority of the native […]

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I Am a Filipino

I am a Filipino, and I’m proud to be a Filipino. And what happens to our ancestors In the past. From the Malayan pioneers sought our land and live on their own. Make home on what they see on the nature, land, hills, mountain and seas, hoping to have a better life with their family […]

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Propaganda: Philippine Revolution and Jose Rizal

In February 17, 1872, Fathers Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgos and Jocinto Zamora (Gomburza), allFilipino priest, was executed by the Spanish colonizers on charges of subversion. The charges against Fathers Gomez, Burgos and Zamora was their alleged complicity in the uprising of workers at the Cavite Naval Yard. The death of Gomburza awakened strong feelings of […]

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La Solidaridad

The roots of the Propaganda Movement lay far back in in the late 18th and early 19th century. When Spain opened the borders of the Philippines to international trade, the too opened it to the contemporary currents of European political thoughts. It were mainly economic reasons which led to an educational reform in the Philippines. […]

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The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program

The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or widely known as 4 Ps is a human development program of the national government that invests in the health and education of poor households, particularly of children whose age ranges from 0-14 yrs. old (pantawid.dswd.gov.ph/?) This program aims to eradicate poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender […]

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RH Bill: Philippines

How do I imagine the Philippines years from now? As much as I’d want to see our nation progress and become globally competitive, I have to admit that this is one dream not likely to happen. With the Philippine’s rapidly growing population, the country will never be able to develop to its full potential if […]

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Philippines Culture

Philippines Culture is rich is traditions. Even before we colonized by the Spanish , we already believed in our own traditions. We can still witness this said traditions up to now. Common traditions of Filipinos are: Mano Po (the younger member of a family will take the elders hand and place the back of it […]

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State of the Nation Address

Our Honorable President Benigno S. Aquino III again delivered his 4th State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 22, 2013 as mandated by the Constitution. President Noynoy started to address the nation at exactly 4:03 in the afternoon in front of the joint Congressional session and other members of the 3 branches of government […]

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Reaction Paper of Andres Bonifacio and Emilio Aguinaldo

Emilio Aguinaldo and Andres Bonifacio were friends. This is a fact glossed over in our history books like Historia:Pag-usbong, Pakikipag-tagpo at Pagbubuo by Prof. Raul Roland Sebastian and Dr. Amalia C. Rosales. Aguinaldo, a bachelor and the capitan municipal of Cavite El Viejo (now Kawit), was induced into the Katipunan, a secret revolutionary society founded […]

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Philippinesconclusion

As a Filipino citizen in Philippine country, what have you done to the development of the country? Are you willing to die just for your beloved country? Do you know what the early Filipinos do for the freedom of the country? Do you know who is Andres Bonifacio and his greatness? I have a simple […]

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Promoting Digital Literacy Through Campus Journalism

Department of Education aims to form a digital literate generation shaping Filipino minds while still at its young and curious state. This is where good campus journalism takes over as DepEd expect young journalists to lead the youth through their views and school publications as it gathered the young budding journalists of the Philippines in […]

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Corruption the Philippines

To my dear audience, fellow students, classmates, teachers, and other concerned citizens, a pleasant day to each and every one! Today, I would like to convince all the Filipinos that corruption can still be eradicated from our beloved country. The Republic of the Philippines suffers a widespread corruption including the graft, bribery, embezzlement, backdoor deals, […]

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The Philippine Commonwealth

The Philippine Commonwealth (by law: Commonwealth of the Philippines) was the name of the Philippines from 1935 to 1946 when it was still controlled by the United States. The Philippine Commonwealth was created by the Tydings-McDuffie Act, which was approved by the U. S. Congress in 1934. When Manuel L. Quezon became president in 1935, […]

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Reaction Paper of the Death of Bonifacio

The seeds of Andres Bonifacio’s death were planted in the Tejeros Convention, when the Katipunan’s Magdiwang faction (headed by Bonifacio) and the Magdalo faction (headed by Emilio Aguinaldo) were at loggerheads on how to continue the armed resistance vs the Spaniards. When both factions agreed that there was to be a council that would be […]

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Teodoro Kalaw: Aide-de-Camp to Freedom

This book is about the life of Teodoro M. Kalaw and his experience as a journalist, public servant, and historian. He earnestly defended the Filipinos and the “Filipino Soul” in his various publications and was called in diverse domains of service in which he was severely praised. A certain publication organ called The Citizen said: […]

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Philippines Bureau of Customs

After working with the Philippines’ Bureau of Customs (BOC) back in 1994 to 1999, Unisys once again secures this important public sector client, which recently embarked on a major upgrade of its computer-based operations system, the ASYCUDAWorld (e-Customs) Project. Under this Project, Unisys will integrate five (5) major systems, i. e. BOC Portal, Import and […]

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Mythical Creatures

Bungisngis is a one-eyed giant that is found in Philippine folklore. This giant lives in Meluz,Orion,Bataan. Bungisngis is described as a one eyed giant who is always laughing. [1] The literal meaning of the name Bungingis is derived from the Tagalog word ngisi which means “to giggle”. [2] The Bungisngis has a humanoid shape. It […]

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Japanese Interlude the Philippines

Members of propaganda movements had their own political goal that they wanted to achieved, representation of the Philippines in the Spanish court, equal rights of Filipinos with Spaniards , the freedom of speech freedom of press, but Rizal was different he has no specific political goal but had a political vision. His political vision made […]

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Where Is the Patis

Carmen Guerrero Nakpil (b. July 19, 1922) is a Filipino journalist, author, historian and public servant. She was born in Ermita, Manila, into the Guerrero clan of that town, who were painters and poets, as well as scientists and doctors. Her paternal grandfather was Leon Maria Guerrero (b. January 21, 1853), pharmacist, botanist, member of […]

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The Need for Indigenization of Social Sciences

A. Overview: There was been a great crisis existing in the field of social sciences as most local researchers face the reality that the Western aspect on research methods used in their studies influence the outcome or interpretations of their findings in the cultural context of the country. As Pe-dua, R. (1989) states that, “May […]

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Life of Nick Joaquin

Joaquin was born in Paco, Manila, one of ten children of Leocadio Joaquin, a colonel under General Emilio Aguinaldo in the 1896 Revolution, and Salome Marquez, a teacher of English and Spanish. After being read poems and stories by his mother, the boy Joaquin read widely in his father’s library and at the National Library […]

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