Friday, May 30, is the 122nd birth anniversary of the country’s first national artist, the late painter Fernando Amorsolo. Born in 1892 in Paco, Manila, Amorsolo’s major works included “Maiden in a Stream,” “Dalagang Bukid” and “The Mestiza,” among others. He was named outstanding alumnus of the University of the Philippines in 1940. After his death on April 24, 1972, he was declared National Artist for Painting. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
By Maricar Brizuela
Two street vendors were killed after a brick frame fell from the fifth floor of a building in Paco, Manila, on Tuesday morning.
By Maricar B. Brizuela
The Manila Police District is hunting down six men who hogtied 11 members of a Filipino-Chinese family and ransacked their home in Paco early Tuesday.
By Nestor Corrales
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle was teary-eyed on Saturday when he said “Be the face of God and be the hope of others.” It was a prayer service and Holy hour at the San Fernando de Dilao Parish Church in Paco, Manila.
By Tina G. Santos
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urged the Catholic faithful to spend the whole day on Saturday in penance, recollection and fasting in solidarity with the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”