Prohibited firecrackers during this holiday season

  The following firecrackers are forbidden during this holiday season. Piccolo Super Lolo Atomic Triangle Large Judas Belt Large Bawang Pillbox Bosa Goodbye Philippines Bin Laden Mother Rocket Lolo Thunder Coke in Can Pla-Pla Giant Whistle Bomb Kabasi Watusi   Punishment for possession of illegal or prohibited firecrackers: 6 months to 1 year imprisonment, Php20,000-Php30,000 fine, Cancellation of… Read More »

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Basi Revolt of September 16, 1807

  Basi Revolt of September 16, 1807   Wine-loving Ilocanos in the town of Piddig came together to revolt against the Spanish wine monopoly, which prohibited the residents from manufacturing their own native cane drink called “basi”. The rebellion later spread to nearby towns. The Basi Revolt, also known as the Ambaristo Revolt, was a revolt that started… Read More »

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Malmag

  Malmag is the local name of the Philippine Tarsier. Philippine Tarsier is a type of  nocturnal monkey that is at risk of disappearing. They are located in the southeastern part of the Philippines, especially in Bohol. Ang Malmag ay ang lokal na tawag sa Philippine Tarsier. Ito ay isang uri ng nokturnal  na unggoy na nanganganib nang… Read More »

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Liberator of Ilocos | Diego Silang

  Today, December 16 is the birth anniversary of Diego Silang, the liberator of Ilocos. In exchange for rewards from Audiencia, allegedly Diego Silang was killed by his close  friends Miguel Vicos and Pedro Becbec in his fortress in Bigan. Let’s not do what they did to the “liberator of Ilocos”. Diego Silang exploited Spain’s weakness in the… Read More »

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Brain of the Katipunan | Emilio Jacinto

  Today, December 15, 2018, is the 143rd birth anniversary of Emilio Jacinto, the brain of the Katipunan. Emilio Jacinto is the “Brain of the Katipunan” because of his writings for the Katipunan, which include the “Mga Aral ng Katipunan ng mga A.N.B.” and the most well-known “Kartilya of Katipunan”. Andres Bonifacio has authored similar writing ” but… Read More »

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