On this day, August 17

On this day, August 17, 2019, is the 27th death anniversary of Ramon L. Muzones, National Artist for Literature. Muzones’ Notable Works include: Shri-Bishaya (1969) Malala nga Gutom (Malignant Hunger,1965) Babae Batuk sa Kalibutan (Woman Against the World,1959) Ang Gugma sang Gugma Bayaran (Love with Love Be Paid, 1955) Si Tamblot (1948) Margosatubig (1946) 1898 … Read more

On this day, August 16

  On this day, August 16, in 2017, Filipino high school student Kian Loyd Delos Santos, 17 years old, was fatally shot by police officers in a dark and muddy alley in his neighborhood of Barangay 160, Libis Baesa, Caloocan City. He was loitering when the police officers conducted anti-drug operations in the area as … Read more

Pilosopo Tasyo

  Philosopher Tasyo is crazy for the uninitiated or ignorant but very smart for those who know him.  Live alone and spend his time reading books. Si Pilosopo Tasyo ay baliw para sa mga hindi nakakaintindi, matalino para sa mga mas nakakakilala. Mag-isang namumuhay at iginugugol ang oras sa pagbabasa ng aklat.  

On this day, August 15

On this day, August 15, in 1945, Japanese Emperor Hirohito announced on national radio the surrender of Japan in the Second World War. 2019 On this day, August 15, 2019, is the 91st birth anniversary of Leandro Locsin, National Artist for Architecture. Leandro Locsin was born on August 15, 1928, and passed away on November … Read more

Larry Alcala “Dean of Filipino Cartoonists”

Larry Alcala is known as the Dean of Filipino Cartoonists. He is a National Artist for Visual Arts. Larry Alcala’s iconic works span decades of Filipino comics, which produced strips such as Kalabog en Bosyo, Asiong Aksaya, Mang Ambo, Islaw Palitaw, and Slice of life, among others. He also pioneered the use of animated cartoons … Read more