On this day, May 6

  On This Day, May 6, 1942, the island fortress of Corregidor fell to the Japanese Imperial Army. It was the last bastion of Filipino and American forces against the Japanese invasion, following the fall of Bataan almost a month earlier, on April 9. The besieged United States-Filipino army in Bataan finally crumbled on April 9, 1942. Lt.Gen.… Read More »

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Monumento LRT Station

  The name of the Momumento LRT station was taken from the Andrés Bonifacio Monument. The Andres Bonifacio Monument is commonly known simply as Bonifacio Monument or Monumento. The Monumento LRT station is located in Caloocan City. Monumento Station is one of the prime stations in the LRT-1 system. Riding the LRT from end to end easily gives… Read More »

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Breeds of Carabao in the Philippines

The Philippine Carabao is a swamp-type water buffalo. This animal has been the ideal ally of farmers in their farm works. In the Philippines, Carabao is primarily used as a source of meat, as a source of milk, and as a source of draft. The Philippine Carabao as a breed, is recognized as a draft animal and has… Read More »

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Museo de Intramuros is now open to the public

When was the last time you visited Intramuros? Introducing the newest tourist attraction in the walled city. Museo de Intramuros is located in two important reconstructions inside the walled city,  the San Ignacio Church and Convent and the Mission House of the Society of Jesus. It houses more than 500 artifacts found in the different old churches in… Read More »

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On This Day, May 5

On This Day, May 5, 2019, is the 15th death anniversary of Jose Maceda, National Artist for Music. Jose Maceda was born on January 31, 1917, and passed away on May 5, 2004. A composer, musicologist, teacher and performer, he explored the musicality of the Filipino deeply. Maceda embarked on a life-long dedication to the understanding and popularization… Read More »

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