Alfonso M. Albano

Happy birthday to Corresponding Member Alfonso M. Albano!  Dr. Albano is recognized for his exemplary contributions in laying the theoretical foundation for the description of transport processes through and along the dividing surface between two dissimilar media and the development and refinement of computational techniques for the analysis of data from complex systems. This has … Read more

Mexican Independence

Mexican Independence Spain had a lot of colonies, and Mexico was the biggest. Many Mexicans were not happy with the way they were treated by the Spaniards. As such, the Mexicans led a revolution. This was started in 1810 by Miguel Hidalgo and ended in 1821 when Mexico was finally freed and Agustín de Iturbide … Read more

A Vaccine for Manila

A Vaccine for Manila Smallpox is one of the most deadly diseases in history, and most people who got sick with it usually die. A vaccine was finally invented in 1796 by Edward Jenner, and in 1803, the King Charles IV of Spain sent an expedition to Manila with the project of vaccinating as many … Read more

Diseases in Manila

Diseases in Manila An epidemic is a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time. In the history of Manila, one of the most deadly was the diseases known as Smallpox and Cholera. Smallpox is caused by viruses, while cholera is caused by bacteria from dirty water. Sanitation and vaccination … Read more

House of Representatives Officials

House of Representatives Officials (19th Congress) House Speaker: Martin Romualdez Majority Leader: Manuel Jose Dalipe Minority Leader: Marcelino “Nonoy” Libanan Senior Deputy Speaker: Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Deputy Speakers: Isidro Ungab Roberto Puno Camille Villar Kristine Singson Meehan Raymond Democrito Mendoza Secretary General: Reginald Velasco Sergeant at Arms: Napoleon Taas You may want to read: The … Read more