On this day, September 19

  On this day, September 19, in 1991, Republic Act No. 7157 or the “Philippine Foreign Service Act” was enacted. This law aims to strengthen PH Foreign Service by enhancing the skills & competencies of the Career Foreign Service Corps, ensuring meritorious promotions in the Foreign Service & upgrading the salaries & allowance of foreign service personnel in… Read More »

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On this day, September 18

  On this day, September 18, in 1891, Jose Rizal’s “El Filibusterismo” (“The Subversive”) was printed in Ghent, Belgium. Written in Spanish, the novel inspired the people of the Philippines to revolt against Spain, culminating in the Philippine Revolution of 1896. Set in a fictional town of San Diego, the novel begins where the Noli Me Tangere ended,… Read More »

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A Diplomata Catering and Food Sourcing

  Are you craving for Filipino foods in Portugal? Try pork barbeque, chicken adobo, and vegetable spring rolls at A Diplomata Catering and Food Sourcing in Lisbon. A Diplomata Catering and Food Sourcing is located at Rua Galvao, 1400-177, Lisbon, Portugal. A Diplomata’s best-sellers are Pork Barbecue, Chicken Adobo, and Vegetable Spring Rolls.   Pork Barbecue Grilled thinly… Read More »

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On this day, September 16

  On this day, September 16, in 1987, the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer was adopted in Montreal, Canada. The Philippines ratified the Protocol in 1991.   1975 On this day, September 16, we celebrate 44 years of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Papua New Guinea. The Philippines established… Read More »

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Quadrícula (HOCUS II)

  Quadrícula (HOCUS II): The Hofileña-Custodio Paintings A new exhibition is opening at the National Museum of Fine Arts entitled Quadrícula (HOCUS II), which refers to the grid pattern used by the Spanish conquerors to lay out towns where Christianized Indios were forced to settle, beginning late 16th century. The quadrícula represented the Spanish conquest of the Philippines.… Read More »

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