Tag Archives: People

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 »

Benjie Magalong is proclaimed the new Mayor of Baguio City

  Benjie Magalong won the May 2019 Mayoralty position in Baguio City, the summer capital of the Philippines.   Who is Benjie Magalong? Benjie Magalong is considered a Baguio Boy although his roots originated from the province of Pangasinan. Throughout his career, both in the Police and the Military, he worked silently, yet produces positive and significant results.… Read More »

Edith L Tiempo Famous Works

  Do you know Edith L Tiempo? She was proclaimed National Artist for Literature 1n 1999. The Philippine Postal Corporation (Phlpost) even printed 25,000 copies of the commemorative stamp which are being sold at Php12 each. Phlpost released the new commemorative stamps to mark the birth centenary (1919-2019) of National Artist Dr. Edith L. Tiempo. These stamps are… Read More »

Who is the Founder of the Girl Scout of the Philippines?

  The founder of the Girl Scout of the Philippines is Josefa Llanes Escoda. From the Philippines to the United States, Josefa Llanes Escoda, whose nickname is Pepa, raised the bar for women and Filipinos in general with her commendable leadership skills. As the eldest of seven children, she had to help her mother take care of her… Read More »

President of Tagalog Republic “Macario Sakay”

  The President of Tagalog Republic (Macario Sakay) was born in Tondo, Manila, on March 1, 1878. His first job was that of an apprentice in a calesa shop. Later he became a tailor and stage actor before joining the Katipunan Movement led by Andres Bonifacio. Macario Sakay was among the original members of the Katipunan and the… Read More »