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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On this day, September 14

  On this day, September 14, in 2005, the Philippines, as President of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for September, presided over the UNSC Summit in New York City. President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo became the first Asian leader and woman head of state to preside over the Summit. The UNSC Summit, the third such meeting since 1992, was… Read More »

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42nd Davis Food and Drinks

Craving for Filipino food in Hong Kong? Try Truffle Rice-Stuffed Lechon, Grilled Squid with Mango Salad, and Pinakbet at 42nd Davis Food and Drinks in Kennedy Town! 42nd Davis Food and Drinks is located at Shop 3-4, Sincere Western House, No.38-40 Davis Street, Kennedy Town, Hongkong. 42nd Davis’ best-sellers are Truffle Rice-Stuffed Lechon, Grilled Squid with Mango Salad,… Read More »

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On this day, September 12

  On this day, September 12, in 1896, 13 Filipinos were executed by Spanish authorities at Plaza de Armas of Fort San Felipe Neri in Cavite Nuevo (now Cavite City.) They are commonly known as the 13 Martyrs of Cavite or “Trece Martires.”   1919 On this day, September 12, 1919 – The first Filipino-produced and directed feature… Read More »

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