Who is Erlinda Lavandia?

  Erlinda Lavandia was born in the island of Surigao del Norte in 1952. She is considered as one of the greatest Javelin Throwers in the history of the Southeast Asian Games. Lavandia displayed her dominance in three (3) consecutive editions of the games. In 1977, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, she recorded a throw of 45.22 meters and finished… Read More »

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Countries Where Philippine Apostille is Accepted

  Goodbye red ribbon, hello Apostille! Effective May 14, 2019, the DFA will no longer issue Authentication Certificates with  “red ribbon“, and will instead affix an Apostille to documents for use abroad. Countries and Territories Where Philippine Apostille is accepted as of May 2019: Albania Andorra Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Australia Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Barbados Belarus Belgium… Read More »

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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, the first Philippine secretary of foreign affairs. 1. Love God and your honor overall 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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