Samuel Martires, The New Ombudsman

The Philippines has a new ombudsman in the person of Samuel Martires.   Samuel Martires will served as ombudsman for a term of 7 years without reappointment. 9 Interesting Facts About The Office Of Ombudsman An Ombudsman must be at least 40 years old and natural-born citizen of the Philippines. An Ombudsman must be a lawyer and of… Read More »

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Colleges Offering Free Higher Education In NCR

There are 8 State Universities and Colleges and 2 registered local colleges offering free higher education in the National Capital Region (NCR).   The following schools offers free higher education in the NCR: Eulogio “Amang” Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology Marikina Polytechnic College Philippine Normal University Philippine State College of Aeronautics Polytechnic University of the Philippines Rizal… Read More »

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The Sogie Bill

The Sogie bill is the the longest-running bill in Senate interpellation.   SOGIE, an abbreviation combining sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression, has become one of the main reference term to describe the LGBT (or lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community.   The SOGIE (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression) equality bill, also known as the Anti-Discrimination… Read More »

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National Artist For Visual Arts, Guillermo Tolentino

Today is the 128th birth anniversary of Guillermo Tolentino, National Artist for Visual Arts (Sculpture).   Guillermo Tolentino was born on July 24,1890 and passed away on July 12,1976.   He is a National Artist for Sculpture. Guillermo Estrella Tolentino is a product of the Revival period in Philippine art.   Returning from Europe (where he was enrolled… Read More »

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