Today, July 23, is the 150th birth anniversary of hero and patriot Apolinario Mabini. Born in 1864, he is known as the “Brains of the Revolution” and “Sublime Paralytic.” Mabini was a member of La Liga Filipina and a trusted adviser of Emilio Aguinaldo. He died of cholera on May 13, 1903, at the age of 38.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
Starting next month, movie trailers rated PG (Parental Guidance) will no longer be allowed (in between) showings of movies rated G (General Audience). Before we speak of the artistic side of a film, let’s protect the interest of our children first.—MTRCB Chair Eugenio Villareal
By Maricar B. Brizuela
, Marlon Ramos
Makati City has gained the distinction of having the most expensive parking building in the country if a group of Makati City residents are to be believed.
By Kate Pedroso
, Marielle Medina
It has been seven years since Edita Burgos’ son, farmer-activist Jonas Burgos, was abducted in Quezon City, and despite losing hope that she will find justice under the Aquino administration, she continues to draw strength from family and friends.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
Some P800 million from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), which the Supreme Court recently declared unconstitutional, was spent for construction, renovation and equipment upgrade in Malacañang.