Anthony Villanueva | First Filipino to win an olympic silver medal

  Anthony Villanueva, a boxer, on October 21, 1964, won the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics featherweight division (57 kg.).   He was the first Filipino to win an Olympic silver medal.   He missed the gold in this Olympics after losing a controversial final gold medal match against Stanislav Stepashkin of the Union of Soviet Socialist… Read More »

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Donya Consolacion

    Donya Consolacion was a former laundrywoman who married the head of a civil Spanish civil guards.   She pretended to be highly educated and a habit characteristic of a European.   She is a rival of Donya Victorina. Si Donya Consolacion ay isang dating labandera ng mga sundalo at nakapag-asawa ng ng kastilang namumuno sa mga… Read More »

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Pascual Poblete | Father of the revolutionary Philippine newspaper

  Pascual Poblete was a leading and hard-working journalist, poet, and translator and was active in the period of the Propaganda Movement until the American era.   He wrote in Spanish and in Tagalog and became a translator in the two languages.   Pascual Poblete was born on May 17, 1857 in Naic, Cavite. Francisco Hicaro and Maria… Read More »

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Ragay Polytechnic Skills Institute Inaugurated

TESDA Director General, Isidro S. Lapeña led the inauguration of the Ragay Polytechnic Skills Institute (RPSI) in Ragay, Camarines Sur, on December 8, 2018. The RPSI was formerly Camarines Sur Institute of Fisheries and Marine Sciences (CASIFMAS).   Ragay Polytechnic Skills Institute is a TESDA supervised school. Tesda will have direct administration and supervision over this school.  … Read More »

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OFW need not secure online appointments to renew passports

OFWs are not required to secure online appointments to renew their passports. They can go to the nearest DFA Consular Office to have their passport applications processed.   Kayo po ba ay isang OFW at kailangan magrenew ng passport? Hindi niyo na po kailangan kumuha ng appointment online para magrenew. May special lane po para sa inyo sa… Read More »

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