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Heroic lady cops are apple of Aquino’s eye

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President Benigno Aquino III may have yet to find his lady love, but the heroic acts of lady cops are enough to keep him going.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Live the purpose, love the people’

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DELEGATES to the 3rd ARC Young Leaders Camp. PHOTOS BY JILSON SECKLER

For 38 students from public and private universities, the third ARC Young Leaders Camp in Baras town, Rizal province, started with a challenge from 2009 CNN Hero of the Year Efren Peñaflorida.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Were Rizal’s burial wishes honored?

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One hundred years after it was erected, the Rizal memorial statue (Rizal Monument) was declared a national cultural treasure on Monday by the National Museum of the Philippines.  PHOTO BY RICK ALBERTO

Today (Monday) is the 117th anniversary of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal. It is also the centennial of the inauguration of the bronze-and-granite monument erected in his honor at Manila’s 58-hectare Rizal Park. Originally called “Motto Stella” (“Guiding Star”), it is better known now as the Rizal Monument.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Filipino soldiers cited for heroism

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President Benigno S. Aquino III, assisted by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, confers the Distinguished Conduct Star, Distinguished Service Star and Gold Cross Medal to the awardees during the Flag Raising and Awarding Ceremony at the GHQ Canopy, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City on Monday (November 04, 2013). The Commander-in-Chief honors the men in uniform who gallantly fought to rescue civilian hostages from the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) – Misuari faction during the three-week Zambonga City siege last September. Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Defense military leaders paid tribute to the gallantry of Filipino soldiers both in times of conflict and during natural disasters, on the eve of celebration of the 78th anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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 »

New Bantayog heroes, martyrs honored Tuesday

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Bantayog ng mga Bayani monument. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Three individuals and a group of 19, mostly teenagers, are to be honored Tuesday as martyrs and heroes in ceremonies at Bantayog ng mga Bayani (Monument of Heroes) in Quezon City. Their names will be added to the list etched on the black granite Wall of Remembrance, bringing the total number to 223.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Andres Bonifacio and other heroes

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Ang laban ni Bonifacio napakahabang laban. Hindi matapos-tapos; tayo ang tutuloy. (Marching song taught by a feminist)

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

On Bonifacio Day, Aquino hails Filipino heroism

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BONIFACIO AT 150 The Philippine flag flutters in the wind at the monument of Andres Bonifacio in Caloocan City as the nation celebrates the 150th birth anniversary Friday of the Father of the Philippine Revolution. A proposal has gone up in Congress that would designate the leader of the Katipunan as national hero in place of Jose Rizal. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday hailed the modern-day heroism of Filipinos as he paid homage to Andres Bonifacio, the Father of the Philippine Revolution.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | 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 »

Keithley: Life and death of a fighter

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June Keithley: The voice that sparked the first peaceful people power revolution in the world. INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC

When Edsa ’86 heroine June Keithley was finally called by God at exactly 6:45 p.m. on Sunday, she heaved a big, long sigh, with her head on one side, resting gently on a pillow.

Posted: November 27th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘We might have been killed if not for Tatay’

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Stroking the aching left side of her neck, 13-year-old Mary Jane Bacsan held back her tears as she recounted how her father saved his family but lost his own life as Supertyphoon “Yolanda” unleashed her fury on central Philippines two weeks ago.

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Iloilo teacher shows students heroism not just a subject

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For 26 years, public school teacher Rogelio Lardera dedicated himself to honing the minds of elementary school children so they will have a bright future.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Slain soldier saw baby son only once

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The last time Petty Officer 3 Jose Audrey Bañares sent a text message to his wife, Nene, from Zamboanga City on Sunday night, he said he was with his Navy unit on its way to a mission in Basilan province.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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