Who is Valerio Malabanan?

  Today in History, July 8, in 1820, Valerio Malabanan, a secular priest & educator, is born in Lipa, Batangas. His life devoted to teaching proved consequential for having had many of his students become leading Filipino intellectuals in the late 19th-century Philippines. Growing up in the early 19th century Batangas, Philippines, Malabanan studied in Lipa, trained in… Read More »

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Filipiniana Dress as an Everyday Wear

  Filipiniana Dress as an Everyday Wear How did we wear our clothing in the early 20th century? In this online exhibit of the NHCP Museum of Philippine Social History shows how our clothing is valued and meticulously made. Women wore their uniquely designed baro’t saya while doing their daily chores inside and outside their homes, from preparing… Read More »

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Katipunan utilized a cipher to send secret messages

  Katipunan utilized a cipher to send secret messages Did you know? The members of the Katipunan utilized a cipher to send secret messages to its different chapters, just in case they were intercepted by the agents of the Spanish colonial government. Unfortunately, it was a simple substitution cipher which the Spaniards were able to break easily. Source:… Read More »

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Diego Mapa

  Who is Diego Mapa? Did you know? Diego Mapa is a member of Tarsius, a Manila-based duo that combines electronic music and live instrumentation to produce dance tracks influenced by hip hop, big beat, house, jungle, psych, and indie dance. Source: Tina Arceo Dumalao | @tinaarceodumlao You may want to read: OPM composition required every hour

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Percentage of threatened Philippine endemic species

  Percentage of threatened Philippine endemic species in the IUCN Red List that are Critically Endangered. Will we lose them forever? Mammals: 12% of Mammals Reptiles: 13% of Reptiles Birds: 17% of Birds Plants: 22% of Plants Data from the total number of species endemic to the Philippines in each Red List category in the IUCN Red List… Read More »

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