Philippines and Serbia

Philippines and Serbia The Republic of the Philippines and the Republic of Serbia celebrate 51 years of formal diplomatic relations! The two countries established diplomatic relations on March 1, 1972. Common Ground The first Filipino-born athlete recruited by a pro basketball league in Europe, Jack Animan, played with the Serbian women’s team, Radnicki Kragujevac, in … Read more

On this day, March 20

On this day, March 20, in 1990, the trial of Imelda Marcos and Adnan Khashoggi began in New York on the charge of racketeering under the Thornburgh Doctrine which gives America the right to arrest and try any foreigner it likes. Marcos and Khashoggi were later acquitted. The official calendar of the Republic of the … Read more

On this day, March 19

On this day, March 19, in 1986, the Presidential Committee on Human Rights was established through EO No. 8 s.1986. 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 2003, President George … Read more

Cristina Montiel

Dr. Cristina Montiel In line with the celebration of 2023 National Women’s Month, we will be featuring our NAST PHL women for Agha Monday! Let’s get to know more about the empowered women of the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL). Dr. Cristina J. Montiel is a notable specialist in the field … Read more

Encarnacion Alzona

Today, March 13, 2023, is the 22nd death anniversary (March 13, 2001) of National Scientist Encarnacion Alzona (+), a distinguished historian, feminist, and Rizalist. National Scientist Alzona was a well-known educator and suffragist. She was a leader in the Filipino feminist movement of the 1930s and the first Filipino woman to earn a doctoral degree. … Read more