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Iloilo teacher-hero honored

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A teacher from Concepcion, Iloilo, who died while saving several children at the height of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) on November 8, will be honored for his heroism.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino honors Bonifacio heroism

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Annually, a national holiday commemorating the birth Andres Bonifacio is being observed. But for this year, President Benigno Aquino III made “honor and heroism” synonymous to the leader of the Philippine revolution

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rizal cult suffers declining membership

In the early 1970s, followers of Dr. Jose Rizal trooped by the thousands to the Rizal monument at Luneta Park in Manila, where the Spanish colonial government executed him on Dec. 30, 1896.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Rizal’s martyrdom remembered

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In solemn rites, President Benigno Aquino on Sunday morning laid a wreath at the monument of Jose P. Rizal, capping the 116th anniversary of his martyrdom and centennial of the transfer of his remains from Binondo to Luneta Park.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

A question of heroes

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Of the varied fare produced by this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival, it was “El Presidente,” the film depicting the life of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, that I was most eager to watch. Films about a nation’s heroes are always tricky affairs. If they show nothing new about the persons or the circumstances in which they lived, they risk becoming utterly boring. If, on the other hand, they set out to project heroes in a new light, they are likely to face the question: What is fiction and what is fact?

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

CHR project files stories of martial law resistance

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No monument has been built in his honor and not even a footnote mentions him in most Philippine books on martial law.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Cadet who foiled robbery awarded bronze cross medal

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PMA Cadet Alfonso Aviles is now back on his feet after falling into a coma and surviving several surgeries. Aviles was fatally shot by a lone gunman who held up a passenger jeepney in Fairview in August this year. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Cadet who fell into a coma after fighting off robbers in a jeepney was awarded a bronze cross medal Wednesday.

Posted: October 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

HERO’S STORY: Soldier fights off robbers with rusty rifle and 6 bullets

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Master Sergeant Eleno Leopoldo. PHILIPPINE ARMY

For Master Sergeant Eleno Leopoldo, 26 years in the Philippine Army has taught him, more than anything else, to respond to the call of duty, under any circumstance.

Posted: June 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Kabang’ ended poor family’s dog-eating days

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Kabang, a hero female aspin, enjoys Rudy Bunggal's scratching of her head and neck. Kabang saved Rudy's daughter Dina and niece Princess in a road accident last December 14 along Nunez Extension, Zamboanga City. JULIE ALIPALA/INQUIRER

There must have been something about Kabang, the pet dog that recently lost half her face saving the lives of two children. Until she came into their lives as a foundling puppy, the Bunggals occasionally kept dogs but only for meat.

Posted: February 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Man’s best friend to the rescue

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The cousins Dina Bunggal, 11, and Princess Diansing, 3, might have been seriously injured if not dead had it not been for a dog owned by the former’s family.

Posted: February 17th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DepEd adopts CNN hero’s learning program, launches own

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2009 CNN Hero Efren Penaflorida. AFP file photo

Taking the lead of a global hero, the Department of Education on Saturday launched an alternative learning program that adopts 2009 CNN Hero Efren Penaflorida’s “kariton” (cart) classroom system to reach out to street children.

Posted: January 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Did you know

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.

Posted: November 29th, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

No real ending yet to search for Bicol patriot’s remains

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VINZONS, Camarines Norte—Bicol’s freedom fighter, Wenceslao Q. Vinzons, was executed by Japanese soldiers in 1942 while World War II was raging in the Philippines and the rest of Southeast Asia and the Pacific, but his remains have yet to be found, according to the National Historical Institute. His youngest and only surviving daughter, Ranavalona Carolina [...]

Posted: November 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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