By Manuel F. Almario
On December 20, 1898, Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, as head of the Philippine Revolutionary Government, issued a decree proclaiming Dec. 30 of every year a national day of mourning in honor of Dr. Jose Rizal and the other martyrs of the revolution against Spain. This was just two years after the execution of the hero by the Spanish colonial government.
By Michael Lim Ubac
President Benigno Aquino III extolled national hero Andres Bonifacio for sparking the Philippine revolution for independence from Spain in 1896 despite seeming “insurmountable obstacles.”
By Erika Sauler
, Nathaniel R. Melican
The supremo must be turning in his grave as some local politicians used Friday’s commemorative activities held in his honor to also take a swipe at their opponents in next year’s elections.
By Bryan C. Paraiso
Andres Bonifacio is best known in Philippine history as the Supremo of the Katipunan, the peasant army that launched the Philippine Revolution against Spain in 1896.
Motorists should brace themselves for heavy traffic in Caloocan City this Friday morning.
By Jobers Bersales
The annual ritual of commemorating the birthday of Andres Bonifacio, the ill-fated founder of the Katipunan, will once again happen tomorrow, the 149th anniversary of his birth. We know so much about him—which is as it should—and yet we know so little about the people and the circumstances behind the spread of the Katipunan in [...]
By Tina G. Santos
The Department of Labor and Employment reminds employers to strictly adhere to pay rules and core labor standards if they are requiring their employees to work on Friday, Bonifacio Day.
By Tonette Orejas
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—An herb soup and a sword are the latest pieces of evidence that national hero Andres Bonifacio, a revolutionary leader who grew up in Tondo, Manila, also has connections to Pampanga, a historian said. Francis Musni, a researcher for the Center for Kapampangan Studies (CKS) of Holy Angel University (HAU), said they [...]
By Niña Calleja
A short program marking the 148th birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio, the founder of the Katipunan, in Caloocan City, was delayed after the mayor arrived late.
By Ramon Tulfo
To celebrate the death anniversary of Katipunan supremo Andres Bonifacio, the Bantayog ng mga Bayani (Monument of Heroes) honored 14 persons who died during the dark days of the Marcos martial law regime.
By Matikas Santos
“If Andres Bonifacio were still alive today, he would most likely be with us today to fight for national freedom and democracy,” Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) Chairperson Elmer Labog said in his speech during a protest rally in Don Chino Roces bridge (formerly Mendiola Bridge) Wednesday afternoon.
The manipulation of the ballot had much to do with the death of hero Andres Bonifacio, the Father of the Philippine Revolution, whose 138th birth anniversary Filipinos commemorate today. This much was claimed by Bonifacio’s wife Gregoria de Jesus and Santiago Alvarez, son of General Mariano Alvarez, member of the Kataastaasang Kagalanggalangang Katipunan ng mga [...]
Andres Bonifacio, born on Nov. 30, 1863, grew up in the slums of Tondo, Manila. Named after St. Andrew the Apostle, the patron saint of Manila, the founder and organizer of the Katipunan was orphaned as a teenager and had to take care of his younger siblings. He was married twice—to Monica, a neighbor who died of leprosy, and to Gregoria de Jesus, who became Lakambini (Muse) of the Katipunan.