Category Archives: Government

On this day, June 7

  On June 7, 1904, General Artemio Ricarte began his seven and a half-year prison term at the Old Bilibid Prison (now Manila City Jail). He was convicted of illegal possession of firearms and rebellion after attempting to overthrow the U.S. Insular Government of the Philippines. He was noted for being the only Filipino general who never pledged… Read More »

On this day, June 6

  On June 6, 1951, World War II hero Tomas Confesor died due to a heart attack. At the age of 32, he became representative of the Third District of Iloilo (his home province) (1922-1930). A double-degree holder (commerce and economics), he was named the first Filipino Director of Commerce (forerunner of the Department of Trade and Industry)… Read More »

40th Infantry Troops overran terrorist hideout

  Troops from the 40th Infantry “Magiting” Battalion, 6th Infantry “Kampilan” Division and 1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade overran a terrorist hideout in Barangay Baumol, Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat, on June 4, 2020, resulting to six terrorists killed and the capture of 19 others. You may want to read: Philippine Army Officer Candidate Course

For those saying Trillanes did nothing in the Senate

  For those saying Trillanes did nothing in the Senate, Please read…Link Press Release September 3, 2015 Trillanes remains the most productive Senator Senator Antonio “Sonny” F. Trillanes IV maintains his standing as the top-performing legislator in the country. This is based on the number of bills, resolutions, and committee reports he has filed and sponsored that have… Read More »