Mapulon, God of Seasons

  Mapulon is Lakapati’s husband, considered to be one of the most beautiful deity. Known as a god of health, he manipulates the weather to grow medicinal plants to give to the sick. According to the stories, Mapulon had long been courting Lakapati before he got her love. He was the reason why the ancient Filipinos courted their… Read More »

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The True Decalogue by Apolinario Mabini

The true decalogue by Apolinario Mabini, first Philippine secretary of foreign affairs. 1. Love God and your honor over all truth, all justice, and all activity; your honor, the only power that obliges you to be truthful, just and industrious. 2. Worship God in the form that in your conscience God speaks to you, reproaching you for your… Read More »

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On This Day, May 13

  On this day, May 13, in 1903, Apolinario Mabini, the so-called “Sublime Paralytic”, Prime Minister of the First Republic and chief adviser to Philippine President Emilio Aguinaldo, died of cholera at his brother’s house in Nagtahan, Manila. Apolinario Mabini was born on July 23, 1864. He was a Filipino revolutionary leader, educator, lawyer, and statesman. He was… Read More »

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On This Day, May 14

  On this day, May 14, in 1850, Filipino dentist, reformist, and patron of the arts Bonifacio Flores Arevalo was born. He learned dentistry from his uncle and foster father Don Jose Arevalo (also known as Capitan Cheng-Cheng), the first Filipino dentist. He was elected treasurer of La Liga Filipina and founder of the Sociedad Dental de Filipinas.… Read More »

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Benjie Magalong is proclaimed the new Mayor of Baguio City

  Benjie Magalong won the May 2019 Mayoralty position in Baguio City, the summer capital of the Philippines.   Who is Benjie Magalong? Benjie Magalong is considered a Baguio Boy although his roots originated from the province of Pangasinan. Throughout his career, both in the Police and the Military, he worked silently, yet produces positive and significant results.… Read More »

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