Tag Archives: People

Remembering Ishmael Bernal

  Remembering the National Artist for Film on his 24th death anniversary. National Artist for Film and Broadcast Arts (September 30, 1938 – June 2, 1996) Ishmael Bernal held a mirror of truth to society and the country. For his contemporaries and surely generations of storytellers to come, he serves as a testament to how film reflects the… Read More »

Acd. Gisela P Concepcion

  Who is Acd. Gisela P Concepcion? Dr. Gisela P Concepcion is known for her significant contributions to the field of marine natural products. She spearheaded researches that isolated, purified, identified, and characterized marine natural products with anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, anti-tuberculosis, anti-malarial, anti-inflammatory, and immuno-suppressant properties and developed innovative and inexpensive bioassay methods for platelet inhibition and other bioactivities… Read More »

Who made the first Philippine flag?

  Who made the first Philippine flag? The following person made the first Philippine flag: Doña Marcela Agoncillo, Lorenza Agoncillo, and J Josefina Herbosa Natividad. In line with the observance of the National Flag Day today, May 28, let us recognize the vital roles of these 3 women who meticulously sewed the first Philippine flag in Hongkong. The… Read More »

9 senators abstained resolution 395

The Philippine Senate adopts Senate Resolution 395 asking NTC to reconsider the cease and desist order against ABS-CBN. 9 Senators abstained from voting. The following 9 Senators abstained from the resolution: Senate President Vicente Sotto III Senator Panfilo Lacson Senator Francis Tolentino Senator Cynthia Villar Senator Imee Marcos Senator Ronald dela Rosa Senator Bong Go Senator Bong Revilla… Read More »

Who is Dr. Agnes C. Rola?

  Let us meet the outstanding members of the National Academy of Science and Technology Philippines (NAST PHL). Dr. Agnes C. Rola is known for her important contributions to the field of agricultural economics. Among his important contributions was her study of the framework to determine the external factors involved in agricultural production. Her study has resulted in… Read More »