Tag Archives: People

General Jose Ignacio Paua, Who is he?

Did you know General Jose Ignacio Paua?   General Jose Ignacio Paua was the only pure-blooded Chinese general who fought against the Spaniards during the Philippine Revolution.     He supported the Katipunan and was a member of the Magdalo faction and backed General Emilio Aguinaldo against the Americans.   General Jose Ignacio Paua was born on April… Read More »

Samuel Martires, The New Ombudsman

The Philippines has a new ombudsman in the person of Samuel Martires.   Samuel Martires will served as ombudsman for a term of 7 years without reappointment. 9 Interesting Facts About The Office Of Ombudsman An Ombudsman must be at least 40 years old and natural-born citizen of the Philippines. An Ombudsman must be a lawyer and of… Read More »

National Artist For Visual Arts, Guillermo Tolentino

Today is the 128th birth anniversary of Guillermo Tolentino, National Artist for Visual Arts (Sculpture).   Guillermo Tolentino was born on July 24,1890 and passed away on July 12,1976.   He is a National Artist for Sculpture. Guillermo Estrella Tolentino is a product of the Revival period in Philippine art.   Returning from Europe (where he was enrolled… Read More »

Atty. Antonio Kho Jr. New COMELEC Commissioner

The Commission on Election (Comelec) has a new commissioner in the name of Atty. Antonio Kho Jr.   Who is Antonio Kho Jr.?   Here are some facts you need to know about Atty.Antonio Kho Jr. Atty. Antonio Kho was a former undersecretary of the Department of Justice (DOJ. He filed his courtesy resignation last month after the… Read More »