On this day, February 2

On this day, February 2, in 1987 the ratification of the 1987 Constitution took place by virtue of a national plebiscite. The official calendar of the Republic of the Philippines: an almanac of Philippine commemorations enlivened with illustrations and information. –Manila : Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office, [2014]. On this day in 1990 … Read more

Federico Aguilar Alcuaz

Remembering the life and works of National Artist for Visual Arts Federico Aguilar Alcuaz on his 12th death anniversary (February 2, 2011). Federico Aguilar y Alcuaz was known for his gestural paintings in acrylic and oil. As a sculptor, he rendered abstract and figurative works in ceramics, tapestries, and even relief sculptures made of paper … Read more

Dr. Romel D. Gomez

Let’s get to know more about the members of the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL). Dr. Romel D. Gomez is recognized for his significant contributions in the fields of magnetism, nanoelectronics, surface science, and biochemical sensors. He patented the method of measuring magnetic fields on magnetically recorded media using a scanning … Read more

On this day, February 1

On this day, February 1, in 1934, the tulip became the national flower by virtue of Proclamation No. 654 by Gov. Gen. Frank Murphy. The official calendar of the Republic of the Philippines: an almanac of Philippine commemorations enlivened with illustrations and information. –Manila: Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office, [2014]. On this day … Read more

On this day, January 31

On this day, January 31, is the birthday of National Artist Jose M Maceda (1917). The official calendar of the Republic of the Philippines: an almanac of Philippine commemorations enlivened with illustrations and information. –Manila: Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office, [2014]. Today in 2020 the UK leaves the European Union, three years after … Read more